When Brandi David discovered she was pregnant, she knew she wanted an abortion. Brandi was a graduate student at the time and didn't feel ready to be a mother. She wasn't sure where to go for help. But then she remembered a billboard at a busy intersection in South Bend, Indiana that she had driven by many times. It said: "Pregnant? We can help." So she called the number.
What happened to Brandi next... well, that's what brings us to Indiana--the last stop on our cross-country trip where we investigate how states spend federal welfare dollars.
If you're curious about how your state spends federal welfare dollars, check out this online tool from Marketplace.
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