15 Sep '12, 1pm

Where Do Women Turn When Planned Parenthood Is Gone?

Where Do Women Turn When Planned Parenthood Is Gone?

When conservatives made the big push to defund Planned Parenthood , they swore the issue was not about denying women health care services, but about protecting taxpayer dollars from waste. Two recent reports from the front lines of the Planned Parenthood battle show otherwise. As Kate Sheppard reports, when officials in Shelby County, Tennessee took nearly $400,000 in state funding from the local Planned Parenthood, the Obama administration had to step in and fund the clinic directly. But instead of funding Planned Parenthood, originally local leaders directed that money to a religious organization that provides some women’s health care services. Needless to say, the taxpayer dollars were not well used. Between July 2011 and June 2012, more than $500,000 of the $1.3 million grant the county received was not used at all. Hannah Sayle reports that Christ Community Health Ser...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/when-planned-parenthood-leave...

Tweets

Where Do Women Turn When Planned Parenthood Is ...

care2.com 17 Sep '12, 4pm

"The inevitable conclusion to these developments is of course an increasingly segregated and discriminatory method of deli...

Why Is Mitt Romney Picking A Fight With Planned...

care2.com 16 Sep '12, 4pm

Well, so far I've heard Mitt say that he's going to fix the economy by mending "the fabric of society". That said, given h...

Have travel planned? Get home healthy--here's how: via @SweatScience

Have travel planned? Get home healthy--here's h...

My column this week in the Globe and Mail takes a look at a couple of studies on keeping elite athletes healthy when they ...

How to take care of your jewels

How to take care of your jewels

emmagem.com 16 Sep '12, 7am

Luxenter is a must-have for those who love colorful and fun accessories. You can have several different sets for all the d...