Planned Parenthood Stumps Budget Negotiators

The federal lawmakers must agree on budget cuts or parts of the government will begin shutting down.

Budget negotiators agreed to cut $38 billion over the last six months, but the plan cannot move forward until an agreement is reached about women's health, the Miami Herald reported.

Republicans want to cut $300 million of federal money to Planned Parenthood, an organization that aids in abortions and sex education, the San Francisco Chronicle reported.

Planned Parenthood does receive government funding, but does not use it for abortions.

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