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Date:1/28/2009

From the National Family Planning and Reproductive Health Association

WASHINGTON, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Contrary to recent reports federal funding for family planning services makes sense. According to the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) the Family Planning Medicaid Expansion would SAVE the federal government more than $200 million over 5 years.

Below are facts to dispel the rumors and inaccuracies that have flooded America's airwaves and papers over the last few days.

Myth: Speaker Nancy Pelosi and the Democrats want the government to spend $200 million for contraception for all Americans and abortion-on-demand.

Fact: Actually, federal funding for family planning saves taxpayers and the federal government money. Expanding access to counseling, sex education, contraception and preventive health screenings for low-income and uninsured women and families will benefit taxpayers.

Publicly-funded family planning services save taxpayers approximately $4.3 billion dollars in maternity and infant care costs every year, according to the Guttmacher Institute. Furthermore, expanded access to contraception reduces the need for abortion.

Myth: Family planning supporters want to limit the number of births people have.

Fact: Voluntary access to family planning services allow health care providers to give low-income Americans tools to make their own family decisions. Family planning providers work to ensure that people have what they need to act responsibly, stay healthy and plan for strong families. This includes contraception, but it also includes counseling, sex education, STD screenings and referrals. To suggest anything else is a disservice to the American public.

Myth: Family planning does nothing to stimulate the economy and is just another was
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SOURCE National Family Planning and Reproductive Health Association
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