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US Congress asked to suspend funding for Planned Parenthood

BMJ 2007; 335 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.39384.487326.4E (Published 01 November 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;335:903
  1. Janice Hopkins Tanne
  1. New York

    Anti-abortion activists have asked the US Congress to suspend the US$300 million federal funding granted to Planned Parenthood until a case against the organisation in Kansas is settled.

    Planned Parenthood, a non-profit organisation, is the largest provider of family planning and reproductive health services, including abortions, in the United States.

    But Phill Kline, an anti-abortion Republican, has filed 107 charges against Planned Parenthood of Kansas and Mid-Missouri, which provides services to Kansas …

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