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|A Baptist health ministry in Georgia has withdrawn thousands in grant funding to a women's health clinic because of what health care the clinic offers:
The Women of Worth clinic's main goal is to provide Pap smears and cervical cancer screenings for women who cannot afford them -- it does not provide abortions, said Executive Director Marilyn Ringstaff.
When a representative from the Georgia Baptist Health Care Ministry Foundation called last year during the application process for a $42,000 grant to ask if they were an abortion clinic, a volunteer told them "no," she said.
But they do offer the morning after pill.
And when an unidentified pastor saw that the Baptist group had awarded WOW the grant he called the Georgia Baptist Health Care Ministry, accusing the local clinic of providing abortions, she alleged.
On Tuesday, Ringstaff received a letter from Will Bacon...