NPR: Fact Check: How Does Planned Parenthood Spend That Government Money?

NPR: Fact Check: How Does Planned Parenthood Spend That Government Money?

By Danielle Kurtzleben

Jeb Bush is again in damage-control mode, this time over an offhand remark he made about Planned Parenthood. He said at an event hosted by the Southern Baptist Convention that Planned Parenthood should be defunded, and he highlighted that he did so as governor of Florida.

He then added as an aside, “I’m not sure we need half-a-billion dollars for women’s health issues” — a statement Hillary Clinton and other Democrats pounced on, portraying it as a gaffe that reveals that Bush doesn’t care about women’s health. He has since said he “misspoke.” Read the full article here. »

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