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Congresswoman Johnson Issues a Statement on a Recent Ruling That Excludes Planned Parenthood from the Women's Health Program in Texas

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Location: Washington, DC

Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson released the following statement:

"I'm very disappointed to learn that the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled to exclude Planned Parenthood from the Women's Health Program in Texas. Planned Parenthood is a vital resource for cancer detections and preventative healthcare screenings. Over 100,000 low-income women in our state will lose their access to healthcare in light of this decision. This news is devastating and sad for the women in Texas. Despite this ruling, I will continue working on providing quality health care for women in Texas."


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