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parent

n. the lawful and natural father or mother of a person. The word does not mean grandparent or ancestor, but can include an adoptive parent. (See: adoption)

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Target: Planned Parenthood of New York City, Nassau County, Mid-Hudson Valley, Mohawk Hudson, and Southern Finger Lakes
In May, Five Planned Parenthood affiliates in New York State proposed a merger to form one entity called Planned Parenthood of Greater New York (PPGNY) to provide seamless sexual and reproductive health care from NYC to Ithaca to Saratoga.
Americans deserve to know how much of their tax dollars go to organizations that perform abortions, like Planned Parenthood, Rep.
Two paragraphs into a recent news story from Kaiser Health News, we read, "Planned Parenthood, known as a staunch defender of abortion rights, is working to recast its public image."
This provision was enacted, however, because too many women have died in Planned Parenthood's clinics.
Because of its commitment to ethical patient care, Planned Parenthood said that it would be impossible for the organization to continue participating in the program if these rules are put into effect.
Federal funds cannot be used to pay for abortion, but pro-life advocates say Planned Parenthood should not get Medicaid funding because its facilities primarily perform abortions.
As president, Richards has played a large role in upping the scale of Planned Parenthood's fundraising efforts and political lobbying.
Planned Parenthood said it had not decided whether to appeal the case to the U.S.
Scenario 1: Exclude Planned Parenthood from all publicly funded programs.
Single motherhood or solo parenthood, after all, is not a path that many women voluntarily choose.