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The Health 202: Abortion is now an issue with no middle ground


The Health 202: Abortion is now an issue with no middle ground
Washington Post

Another big fight over taxpayer funding for abortion providers is brewing in the Senate, which may soon take a vote on whether to deny Medicaid reimbursements for one year to Planned Parenthood. Such a provision was included in the Houseâs Obamacare ov

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