Another day, another horrifying attack on American women’s ability to control their own bodies. On Sunday, supposedly “moderate” Ohio Gov. John Kasich signed a bill largely defunding Planned Parenthood in his state, according to the Huffington Post.
The bill, which redirects about $1.3 million of state funds from Planned Parenthood to health centers that don’t perform elective abortions or contract others that do, is set to become law in 90 days, Cleveland.com reported. But these clinics used these now-eliminated funds for cancer screenings, sexual education programs, infant mortality prevention and other health programs.
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Commentary by The Secular Jurist: Kasich is running for president this year, and he is one of two remaining GOP establishment candidates (the other is Marco Rubio) trying to prevent right-wing extremist candidates Donald Trump and Ted Cruz from winning the Republican Party nomination.