Federal Funding of Planned Parenthood
How is Planned Parenthood funded? What special legal exemptions have been carved out for the industry? As the new Republican-controlled Congress takes up the question of defunding Planned Parenthood, understanding the specifics is critical – but funding is only part of larger concerns that must be addressed. This piece is the first in a three part series examining the funding mechanisms and special treatment Planned Parenthood and the abortion industry has received.