This is probably an issue you've already read about. This is probably also an issue only of interest to Americans.
Cutting funding for Planned Parenthood. The above link goes to an over the top emotional petition to continue funding Planned Parenthood. Drama aside, it's a petition, and hopefully it goes somewhere.
Here is a news article that sums it decently: [link]
There's been a lot of debate over Planned Parenthood. Mainly that it offers contraceptives and abortions to minors without the consent of their parents.
But there is so much more to Planned Parenthood than just abortions. They offer free or discounted condoms and birth control AND staff that will educate you on how to use them. Preemptive measures to keep from conceiving or contracting an STD are incredibly important!
Some day, if I am ever a mother, I want this service to be available to my child. I would much rather discipline my child for promiscuity than save them from the emotional terror of an unplanned child.
Not that all unplanned children are emotional terrors of course. But I've known too many people who are emotionally and even physically crippled due to issues education and contraceptives could have helped avoid.
Even my own overly religious mother told me about Planned Parenthood when I was 15 or 16 in case I ever needed it, in case I ever met anyone who needed it. When my mother was in college, apparently she knew a girl who tried to give herself an abortion with a hanger. That is very dangerous and unacceptable.
Disbanding this service may reduce the number of overall abortions ... but while that number goes down, the number of under the table abortions that can possibly kill baby AND mother will rise exponentially.
I can't morally condone abortions. I don't like them. But that is my own personal choice, and I feel like I'm picking between the lesser of two evils here.
Additionally, I hate that tax payer money is being used in this argument. I'm supposed to not be alright with my money being spent on abortions? .... MEANWHILE, HALF A PLANET AWAY, I AM UNWILLING FUNDING A WAR. Really?
Unwisely spent tax dollars coming out of MY ASS.