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Florida Governor Funds Crisis Pregnancy Centers, Vetos Rape Crisis Centers | Care2 Causes

Florida Governor Funds Crisis Pregnancy Centers, Vetos Rape Crisis Centers | Care2 Causes

Florida Governor Rick Scott has made it clear that when it comes to spending government dollars, he has his priorities. The state is dedicated to its unconstitutional policy of drug-testing welfare applicants before allowing them to receive benefits, even though they are spending more money on the testing than they save through denying benefits . And despite pulling funding from multiple health care providers as a means of balancing the budget, Scott still found $2 million to give to deceptive “crisis pregnancy centers” dedicated to talking women into continuing pregnancies they consider terminating. Coercing a woman out of abortion is a noble, state-sanctioned endeavor. Helping a woman who has been sexually assaulted? Not as much. The governor has now chosen to veto $1.5 million in funding for the state’s 30 rape crisis centers, declaring the function “duplicative” and un...

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