The anti-abortion group Obria received Title X funding from the government despite promising "to never provide hormonal contraception nor abortion," in the words of its founder and CEO Kathleen Bravo, according to a new report by the Campaign for Accountability. The group recently got a $1.7 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) in Title X funds, which are meant to provide family-planning services. According to the Campaign for Accountability report, in a funding application for Texas, Obria said that its clinics would provide a "broad range of family-planning methods, including several contraception options," despite telling its supporters it wouldn't do so.
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