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Defunding Planned Parenthood: Did you know it serves men, too?

Title: Defunding Planned Parenthood: Did you know it serves men, too?

Author: Karen Heller

Publication: The Philadelphia Inquirer

Publication Date: February 08, 2012

…The Susan G. Komen for the Cure vice president involved in yanking Planned Parenthood funding for breast exams resigned Tuesday after a punishing backlash for the breast-cancer behemoth and a boon to the nation’s leading provider of sexual and reproductive health care….

Planned Parenthood performs 770,000 Pap smears annually, and more than four million tests for STDs (for men, too!). Three of four clients visit clinics for services to prevent unintended pregnancies, which helps reduce the need for abortion…

Women’s bodies are battlefields, but we never seem to argue about men.

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