Under its "Alternatives to Abortion" program, the state gave more than $2 million in 2015 to these fake clinics. This year, the amount is likely to be significantly higher, given that the program's budget has doubled.
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Asked how they'd treat a hypothetical patient, Republican doctors were more likely to discourage the patient from having an abortion. Republican physicians were also more likely to discuss mental health in relation to abortion care.
This is one of two lawsuits filed against Illinois officials for passing the Health Care Right of Conscience Act amendment, which requires clinics to discuss abortion care with people inquiring about the procedure.
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton pledged to "fight back against attempts to restrict access to quality, affordable reproductive health care, and defend access to affordable contraception, preventive care, and safe and legal abortion—not just in principle, but in practice.”
Women should not be forced to continue an unwanted pregnancy no matter where they live, their involvement in the criminal justice system, or how they receive coverage for their care.
The allegations of nonconsensual behavior and assault come amid other claims that Trump behaved inappropriately with women. And CBS News uncovered 2002 footage of Trump commenting about a young girl that he was “going to be dating her in ten years.”