Thursday, October 29, 2009

Senate Health Care Bill Could Make Planned Parenthood a Quasi-Government Entity

 Via Susan Brinkman, OCDS, at Living His Life Abundantly, Inc.:

The current version of the Senate’s health care reform bill may allow Planned Parenthood to become a quasi-government entity for sex education.

The American Life League is reporting that in Section 1803 of the America’s Healthy Future Act of 2009, which is the Senate’s version of health care reform, a National Teen Pregnancy Prevention Resource Center is created.

According to the language of the bill, “The Secretary shall award a grant to a nationally recognized, nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that meets the requirements described in clause (ii) to establish and operate a national teen pregnancy prevention resource center (in this subparagraph referred to as the ‘Resource Center’) to carry out the purpose and activities described in clause (iii). (emphasis added)

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