Religiously affiliated groups are now receiving millions in federal funds—but doing little to prevent STIs.
"An internal foreign object/person is in control of the body. How does it feel?"
A new family planning policy is already affecting access to birth control and STI testing.
Independent abortion clinics' budgets were slashed after being driven from the only federal program dedicated to family planning.
The money once funded some 4,000 U.S. clinics offering services like STI testing, cancer screenings, and birth control.
Family planning clinics that take Title X funding are banned from referring patients for abortions.
In a state that's done the utmost to protect against Trump's attacks on abortion, clinics are still on the verge of closing.
The organization will be forced to leave the only federal program dedicated to family planning.
It's just one consequence of recent changes to the country's federal family planning program.
About 4,000 clinics receiving federal funds for family planning services will be affected by the new rule.
"The future could look pretty bleak for providers and patients alike."
Planned Parenthood may leave the federal program rather than comply with what it calls a “gag rule” on physicians