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View Diary: Texas taking health care away from 130,000 poor women to punish Planned Parenthood (155 comments)

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    Leap Year, kait

    has tracked the various laws enacted by the legislature, including this rule implemented by HHSC.

    It's horrible.  Read them all here:

    http://www.plannedparenthood.org/...

    They already cut $73 milion from the family planning budget.  According to the Legislative Budget Board (LBB) these actions will result in nearly 300,000 Texas women losing basic, life-saving health care, including screenings for hypertension and diabetes, and screenings for breast and cervical cancer. The analysis also reported that these cuts will result in 20,000 more unplanned births at a total taxpayer cost of $231 million.

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