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August 10, 2011 7:13 AM

Kansas' Planned Parenthood defunding faces federal scrutiny

Kansas' decision to take federal family planning funds away from Planned Parenthood has put the state in a vise. On one side, the state is facing a legal assault from Planned Parenthood, which contends it is being punished because it advocates for abortion rights. And it is getting squeezed by the federal government, which is concerned about ensuring access to family planning services in certain areas of the state.

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