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Planned Parenthood blasts Romney’s call to end its funding

The president of Planned Parenthood blasted Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney Wednesday, a day after the former Massachusetts governor said he would “get rid” of the federally funded program.

“Really what that means,” Cecile Richards said, “is he wants to get rid of preventive health care for three million folks every year who come to Planned Parenthood for reproductive health care, for cancer screenings, for birth control.”

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