White House Defunds Women's Health Program in Texas

The federal government will phase out funding to Texas for a key women's health program because the state has decided to exclude clinics affiliated with abortion providers, even if the clinics don't provide abortions. The federal government says that's not allowed. Gov. Rick Perry promised that the state will pick up the cost of the program, but where that money will come from is unclear.
March 16, 2012
 

The federal government will phase out funding to Texas for a key women's health program because the state has decided to exclude clinics affiliated with abortion providers, even if the clinics don't provide abortions. The federal government says that's not allowed. Gov. Rick Perry promised that the state will pick up the cost of the program, but where that money will come from is unclear.

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