Planned Parenthood has received the family planning grant money for years, but lost in the bidding process to [Christ Community Health Center] when the state turned the funding decision over to the County.
Christ Community says it is morally against the morning after pill, but will contract with a third party to provide it. Christ Community is also against abortion but says it will acknowledge it as an option during counseling.
“Acknowledge” it?! In other words, we’ll mention it but we’ll surround the word with so many lies and myths that you won’t realistically consider it, even if it is the best possible option for you.Reader Elizabeth adds:
… this will force low income women into an untenable situation of being forced to listen to proselytizing before they can receive the medical care that they need…
Women’s issues and sex were the catalyst that helped me realize that Christianity is a hateful religion more concerned with control than morality. This just goes to show how right I was.
The vote was 9-4. I know it’s not going to happen overnight, but this is the sort of thing that reminds us how important it is to have atheists (and/or liberals) running for public office and how important it is to vote for them.