Rehberg's 'bah humbug' budget is an attack on the middle class
In the waning hours of 2011 on Capitol Hill, Republican Rep. Denny Rehberg's controversial proposal to slash funds from family planning clinics is just one more needless attack on the middle class and poor that is gridlocking Congress. The cuts are part of Rehberg's fiscal year 2012 Labor, Health and Human Services funding bill introduced earlier this fall, and he's holding firm on his intent to undermine women's health.
These clinics serve low-income and under-insured women and their families, screen for cancer and other diseases, and provide basic health services. A recent 24/7...