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The family planning fight

  • Aired: 12/07/2012
  • 12:13
  • Expires: 12/07/2017
  • Rating: NR
Need to Know examines how the Texas legislature has slashed funding to family planning programs because conservative lawmakers believe these programs may encourage women to get abortions.
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The family planning fight
GOP lawmakers in Texas have cut the state’s family planning budget by 2/3, closing clinics
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