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Pennsylvania shifts money from the state General Fund and Temporary Assistance for Needy Families to anti-choice outfits, including Real Alternatives, which then passes the money onto fake clinics and the like.
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“The disability voting bloc is so large because it is so intersectional,” Gregg Beratan, a disability activist, said. “If you ignore the intersectionality of the disability community, then you’re leaving out so many within it.”