Trump Raises Abortion Blockade

On Friday, the Trump administration announced a plan to strip federal funding from organizations like Planned Parenthood that offer abortion referrals.
Under the new rule, clinics will not be required to counsel women on all their reproductive options—including abortion—making faith-based anti-abortion groups eligible for funding.

While anti-abortion activists hailed the move as a long-awaited comeback of Reagan-era policies, Planned Parenthood chief Leana Wen saw it another way:
“Imagine if the Trump administration prevented doctors from talking to our patients with diabetes about insulin. It would never happen. Reproductive health care should be no different.”
The New York Times 


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