The New Hampshire executive council must have gotten a lot of blowback on their comments that women who want to “have a good time” should have to “pay for it.” It appears that they may be reversing their decision to cut off a contract with the state’s Planned Parenthood organization — a contract that was the sole source of free or subsidized birth control for many women in the state.
Blog for Choice reports:
The Executive Council will meet again tomorrow, and could reconsider its vote to defund Planned Parenthood. If you live in New Hampshire, take action through our affiliate.And not a moment too soon: Nick Toumpas, New Hampshire’s commissioner of health and human services, said that cuts to family-planning funding put the state at risk of losing federal dollars.So tomorrow will be a test of how far these politicians want to take their attacks on women’s health care.
Let’s see if the public outcry will be enough to sway them.
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