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What happens to health clinics when states and organizations refuse Title X funds?

Erika Beras Aug 22, 2019
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The Planned Parenthood Central Phoenix Health Center sign is viewed in Phoenix, Arizona in 2017. Laura Segall/AFP/Getty Images

What happens to health clinics when states and organizations refuse Title X funds?

Erika Beras Aug 22, 2019
The Planned Parenthood Central Phoenix Health Center sign is viewed in Phoenix, Arizona in 2017. Laura Segall/AFP/Getty Images
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Planned Parenthood announced this week that it will stop taking an estimated $60 million in funding from the U.S. government under the Title X program, rather than comply with a new rule forbidding referrals to doctors who can provide abortions.

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