UPDATED: House panel approves pregnancy center tax break

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(Updated to reflect that a Senate committee passed the bill on Thursday)

A House committee approved a major part of Kansans for Life’s legislative agenda when it approved a plan to extend $10 million in tax credits for donations to pregnancy crisis centers, which discourage abortion.

The House Tax committee voted 12-8 late Wednesday afternoon to approve a bill providing a 70% tax credit for contributions made to the centers, which are accused by Planned Parenthood of misrepresenting themselves as health care providers. A similar . . .


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