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CELEBS: Gwyneth, Scarlett stand with Planned Parenthood

Congress is trying to cut federal funding for women’s health services with Title X.

According the Department of Health and Human Services:

The Title X Family Planning program [“Population Research and Voluntary Family Planning Programs” (Public Law 91-572)], was enacted in 1970 as Title X of the Public Health Service Act. Title X is the only federal grant program dedicated solely to providing individuals with comprehensive family planning and related preventive health services. The Title X program is designed to provide access to contraceptive services, supplies and information to all who want and need them. By law, priority is given to persons from low-income families.

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