Thursday 26 April 2012

Health And Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius-Texas Women's Health Funds

Gov. to cut Texas women's health funds over abortion
Office Of Disease Prevention And Health Promotion-Department Of Health And Human Services
Texas Governor Perry stands next to his wife Anita as he announces he is dropping his run for the Republican U.S. presidential nomination during a news conference in Charleston, South Carolina

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - The federal government will withdraw funding for a Texas program providing more than 100,000 poor women with birth control and other health services because Planned Parenthood clinics are not allowed to participate, a Health and Human Services spokeswoman said on Friday. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced the decision in Houston on Friday, prompting a furious response from Texas Governor Rick Perry, who called it an "egregious federal overreach. ... read more..

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