Clicks458
Jungerheld
31

Trump delivers a major blow to Planned Parenthood

Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images

Politico | Alice Miranda Ollstein

The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals granted the Trump administration's request to lift national injunctions ordered by lower federal courts in Oregon and Washington state, as well as a statewide injunction in California.

For the first time in the Title X program's decades-long history, the new rules also allow funding to faith-based clinics opposing abortion and contraception and to promote "natural" family planning methods, including abstinence.

There are longstanding restrictions on using federal money for abortion, including in the Title X program. The Department of Health and Human Services said the new rules were necessary to prevent a “comingling” of federal funds for contraception and preventive care with separate funding for abortion. The 9th Circuit panel on Thursday said that concern was compelling enough to justify lifting the hold on the Trump rules.

Read the full article here.
Here’s where all the 2020 Democratic candidates stand on abortion rights. They overwhelmingly support repealing the Hyde Amendment and codifying Roe v. Wade into law.

When CNN pollsters asked Iowa Democratic voters earlier this month what issues were must-haves in a presidential candidate, support for abortion rights came out on top, with 79 percent of in-person caucus-goers listing it …More
Here’s where all the 2020 Democratic candidates stand on abortion rights. They overwhelmingly support repealing the Hyde Amendment and codifying Roe v. Wade into law.

When CNN pollsters asked Iowa Democratic voters earlier this month what issues were must-haves in a presidential candidate, support for abortion rights came out on top, with 79 percent of in-person caucus-goers listing it as crucial. And on Saturday, voters got to hear 20 of the 24 Democratic presidential candidates speak on abortion and broader issues of reproductive justice — including sex education and contraceptive access — at a forum convened by Planned Parenthood. Updated Jun 22, 2019
Ultraviolet and one more user like this.
Ultraviolet likes this.
Jungerheld likes this.
Lisi Sterndorfer likes this.
Francesco I likes this.
Prayhard likes this.