Planned Parenthood Federation of America is a nonprofit organization that establishes itself on health care, functioning as an outreach program as well as a provider of various medical services. The organization was developed upon the idea that women should have easy, obtainable access to information and care to ensure a healthy life. Planned Parenthood both promotes as well as establishes this motive as the program itself is “...based on respect for each individual 's right to make informed, independent decisions about health, sex, and family planning” (Charity Navigator). Planned Parenthood was founded on October 16, 1916, in Brooklyn, New York by Margaret Sanger and Ethel Bryne. Margaret Sanger was a strong advocate for women’s health rights,
Planned Parenthood is considered a public interest group, which are citizen activist groups that try to represent what they deem to be the interest of the public at large. The most recent controversy in the news today is the proposal by the Republican Party to defund Planned Parenthood for one year, which is expected to fail, which could shut down the government. President Obama and Senate Democrats are willing to shut down the federal government to ensure that tax dollars keep flowing to the Planned Parenthood organization, one of their biggest political allies and financial contributor of millions of dollars to the Democratic Presidential campaign and Party. Lobbyist who works for the Planned Parenthood
The taking of life, the extermination of a sack of cells: abortions, no matter what you side on when you hear “Planned Parenthood,” you think abortions. There's a wide misconception that Planned Parenthood does mostly abortion services; and with the Pro choice/ Pro life people debating on defunding them or not this is why we shouldn't defund pph.
Planned Parenthood is a program that has been helping people pay for essential procedures without a large fee. It should continue to be covered by the government because of the immense help it has offered people for years. As well as the cost is being funded by Title X which is helping other healthcare organizations across the United States. Planned Parenthood, as well as a negative misconception, is that they only help with abortions. Planned Parenthood helps with anything like educating people about their health. Some of the other services Planned Parenthood offers are; Anemia Testing, Colon Cancer Screening, Diabetes Screening, Flu Vaccination, Rape Crisis Counseling Referrals, Routine Physical Exams, Smoking Cessation, Tetanus Vaccination,
In the American Politics Today, text book, a public policy is described as, “a course of action pursued by government to address a specific problem” (Bianco and Canon 413). Planned Parenthood Action Fund is a policy that is considered a national nonprofit organization and according to the website that they own, “the Action Fund is the nonpartisan advocacy and political arm of Planned Parenthood Federation of America” (PlannedParenthood). The organization provides certain free services to men and women who are over the age of ten and are American citizens. Adults seeking free Planned Parenthood service must not make over 200% of the federal poverty level, but anyone under the age of twenty-one automatically qualifies, no matter their parents’
For years republicans have been trying to defund Planned Parenthood, and at this moment in history, they are closer towards their goal than ever. With a republican majority senate, and a republican as president, the fight to defund Planned Parenthood only faces minimal resistance. Republicans, more specifically the Trump Administration, like to hide behind their religious beliefs and values when it comes to their ideas regarding Planned Parenthood. They tend to only focus aspects that they disagree with while paying no mind to the good that Planned Parenthood does. These republicans that are working to defund Planned Parenthood and oppose Planned Parenthood so strongly tend to only focus on the belief that defunding Planned Parenthood would
This recent controversy has raised questions concerning the ethicality and legality of fetal tissue donations and research. It has also spurred debate over the government’s role in funding and authorizing clinics like Planned Parenthood, especially given the ideologically divise nature of the services it performs. As a result of this controversy, advocates and legislators are pushing for changes in federal policy, particularly changes that will defund or significantly reduce funding for Planned Parenthood. Such action could have significant effects on the conduction of scientific research, women’s rights, and women’s access to affordable and accessible health care nationwide. This paper examines the recent Planned Parenthood/fetal tissue research
Planned Parenthood was founded in 1916, since then it has made tremendous efforts and contributions to help and even save the lives of millions of people around the world. Planned parenthood is now known as Americas most trusted health care provider. The nonprofit organization is a trusted health care provider, an informed educator, a passionate advocate, and a global partner helping similar organizations around the world. (Planned Parenthood) One of the many services planned parenthood provides is abortion, being a company that supports woman’s rights and health, they give woman the opportunity to have a choice regarding their future. However, abortions are less then one percent
“Trying to block women from getting access to contraception or defunding Planned Parenthood is completely nonsensical from a policy standpoint.” - Richard Carmona, american physician and nurse. This is exactly why Planned Parenthood should not be defunded. It offers many things from contraception, abortion, cancer screenings and preventions along with much more. Also, if they were to be defunded and abortions could no longer go on, many more unplanned pregnancies would happen and the cost of welfare would escalate a lot. Lastly, the number of abortions would go up if Planned Parenthood were to be defunded.
Planned Parent Hood is funded by multiple different ways, by donations, money that they profit off from there services and federal tax dollars. There has always been an argument between are politicians rather there should be a cut in government funding towards Planned Parenthood and many Americans would argue the fact that rather their tax payer money should or shouldn’t fund Planned Parent, personally I think it should be founded by federal tax dollars. But, what really is Planned Parenthood, and what are American tax payers’ money paying for?
On July 12, 1776, The Continental Congress members were appointed “to prepare and digest the form of a confederation to be entered into between these colonies”, which in simpler terms means to … and that is just what they did. The first draft of the Articles of Confederation, which was the first formal form of Government in the newly free colonies, it was proposed and ratified by … Under the Articles of Confederation, the congress had no power to coordinate foreign policy or tax. Each state had a unicameral legislative with each only having one vote, while Congress was given most of the national governments power. It soon became very evident that the articles were a weak union between the states at best.
Back in December 2013, the Michigan Senate Minority Leader, Gretchen Whitmer, told her colleagues in Lansing a story that she did not want to tell. Years ago she was a victim of rape who felt enormous relief that she was not pregnant and forced to consider an unwanted pregnancy from a rapist.
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, or Planned Parenthood, is a health care provider that offers vital reproductive health information to millions of people. They are a nationwide organization that brings important information to both men and women. Its main focus is on reproductive health for men and women, but it offers general health care and counseling as well. Planned Parenthood provides healthcare and reproductive health services for millions of people annually. Planned Parenthood is an important tool for millions of people worldwide. It can provide beneficial information, counseling, and healthcare to people of all ages and genders. What are the advantages of having and using Planned Parenthood services? How can it be useful to everyone? In this report, I will provide insight into what Planned Parenthood does for its patients, why it is important, and how it can be useful to the citizens of Evansville, Indiana.
Worldwide, 42 million abortions occur every year, 20 million of which happen on unsafe terms (Haddad and Nour 122). As of late, abortion incidence has begun to decrease due to the creation and distribution of contraceptive medications, as this resulted in fewer unintended pregnancies. However, the overall number of unsafe abortions has remained the same, making the proportion of unsafe to safe terminations greater as time goes on (Sedgh et al. 629). This trend is especially evident in the United States, and does not appear to be ending soon; the epidemic of unsafe abortion in America will only continue to increase under current conditions. In this essay, I will use research conducted on the United States’ legislations to examine how the lack
Summary: I have explained in this presentation the importance of sex education in reducing the rates of unwanted pregnancies among the adolescents. Secondly, sex education has been argued to contribute significantly to the reduction of the spread of HIV and AIDS among the adolescents. The third point that I have presented is that abortion levels have declined as a result of sex education targeting the adolescents in schools. Finally, I have argued that sex education results in fewer teenage pregnancies when compared to settings with no such education.