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Here's A Picture Of All The Women Who Have No Access To Healthcare Due To A Planned Parenthood Clinic Closure

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In an exclusive investigative report, we've obtained the above picture of all the women who have no access to healthcare due to a local Planned Parenthood clinic closing. 

The post Here's A Picture Of All The Women Who Have No Access To Healthcare Due To A Planned Parenthood Clinic Closure appeared first on The Babylon Bee.

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