Today is a big blow for low income women of childbearing age. The Texas Women’s Health Program has been destroyed by Governor Rick Perry. In an attempt to attack Planned Parenthood because they perform abortions, Perry no longer allowed the clinic to be an option for the Women’s Health Program. This is in violation of federal law, and now
I find this negligent move by the governor to be a slap in the face for all struggling low income people who want to be responsible but can’t afford it. The fact that $74 million dollars have already been taken away from family planning funding in
I’m not for or against abortion because every person’s situation is different. If it is this state’s intention to eliminate abortion, they must make logical decisions and not turn their back on those who need them most. The great state of Texas should not be satisfied with more than half of its newest and most vulnerable citizens being unplanned.