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Texas House Just Approved $20 Million In Funding For Anti-Abortion Initiatives

By Jenavieve Hatch

The Texas House just agreed to take $20 million from clean air initiatives and put that funding into the state’s Alternatives to Abortion plan: an initiative that funds faith-based, non-medical crisis pregnancy centers.

The vote took place late on Thursday night and passed at 131-16.

NARAL Pro-Choice Texas executive director Heather Busby released a statement condemning the vote on Thursday morning.

“It is shameful that the state continues to give millions of health care dollars to non-medical entities that lie to, shame and manipulate Texans considering an abortion,” she said. “Especially at a time when vulnerable children …read more

Source:: Huffington Post Green