Congress hopes to cut, Reuters reports.
“The Community Clinic Lifeline Grant Program will help small or rural nonprofit clinics, including Planned Parenthood clinics, keep their doors open and provide critical services,” the state treasurer’s office said in a post Friday.
The announcement comes as the U.S. Senate considers legislation to defund the abortion chain and redirect tax dollars to community health centers. A vote in the U.S. Senate could be very close. Republicans hold a narrow majority, and at least one Republican has said she is “committed” to funding the abortion chain.
The U.S. House passed a bill in May to defund the abortion group of hundreds of millions of taxpayer dollars and repeal and replace Obamacare, but the U.S. Senate has not taken action on the legislation yet.
Efforts to defund the abortion chain gained support in 2015 after the Center for Medical Progress began releasing undercover videos showing top Planned Parenthood officials possibly illegally selling aborted babies’ body parts.Read more at LifeNews