US Congress asked to suspend funding for Planned ParenthoodBMJ 2007; 335 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.39384.487326.4E (Published 01 November 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;335:903
- Janice Hopkins Tanne
- 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 …