Magazine article USA TODAY

ObamaCare Will Put Clinics Inside Schools

Magazine article USA TODAY

ObamaCare Will Put Clinics Inside Schools

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A little-noticed provision in H.R. 3200, the House version of ObamaCare, will put Planned Parenthood clinics inside public schools, points out the American Family Association. Under the provisions of "School-Based Health Clinics," a "nonprofit health agency" such as Planned Parenthood will be authorized to serve as a "sponsoring facility" for school-based health clinics that will operate during school hours.

Although the bulk of the health care bill is scheduled to start in 2013, this particular provision is slated to go into effect next summer, in time for clinics to appear in public schools by the fall of 2010.

"These Planned Parenthood clinics will not be accountable either to parents or school authorizes," warns Tim Wildmon, AFA president. "They will answer only to the Secretary of Health and Human Services, Kathleen Sebelius, who is radically pro-abortion, and who was a vocal supporter of late-term abortionist George Tiller. For ... Planned Parenthood to have unrestricted access to our schoolchildren during school hours is totally unacceptable, but that's exactly what will happen under this bill. …

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