Trump rule cuts reproductive healthcare funds for Title X clinics

Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson speaks at a news conference announcing a lawsuit chal

Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson speaks at a news conference announcing a lawsuit chal

And it is something that we as Planned Parenthood will not stand for.

State Assemblywoman Valerie Vainieri Huttle (D-Bergen), a vocal advocate for women's health, also denounced the move and urged the Trump administration to "stop playing politics" with woman's health.

The Columbia Missourian reports U.S. Western District Court Judge Brian Wimes ruled Friday that requiring the privileges was not an "undue burden" to women's access to abortion. "It is AUL's long-time policy position that funds appropriated or controlled by the federal and state governments should be allocated away from the subsidization of elective abortion providers and toward comprehensive and preventive women's health care", she said in a written release.

The providers will still be able to perform abortions, but would have to do so in separate facilities and abide by the requirement that they not refer patients to those facilities.

"Let's call this what it is - politicians ignoring medical evidence to push sexual and reproductive health care out of reach for people across Missouri", Hill said.

Federal funding does not pay for abortion services.

In Albuquerque, Planned Parenthood abortion providers prescribed a two-bill procedure.

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"Title X funded health centers are frequently the only source of health care accessible for low-income, poor and uninsured women, men and teens", Alifante added. Dr. Leana Wen, the president of Planned Parenthood, tweeted in response to the news, "The Trump-Pence administration knows what it's doing".

HHS said the rule "amends the Title X regulation, which had not been substantially updated in almost two decades, and makes notable improvements created to increase the number of patients served and improve the quality of their care". But the organization will vigorously pursue new streams of funding, she said, including tapping its donor base and seeking additional grants. "In a country where racism and discrimination have caused rampant inequities and disparities, an attack on Title X-a program for patients with low incomes-is an attack on poor women and people of color". Twenty-nine percent are African American and 32 percent are Latino.

As a legal point, Ferguson said the rule-which would boot Planned Parenthood and any other clinic that offers abortions from the network and prohibits direct referrals for abortion-violates the Affordable Care Act's mandate against limiting what information clinicians can give to their patients. Health centers will no longer have to counsel women on all reproductive options, including abortion.

There are about 25 religiously-based facilities, sometimes called crisis pregnancy centers, in CT. One of the most controversial pieces of his presidency thus far is his plan to defund Planned Parenthood, which are known to provide abortions among many different type of healthcare, such as STD testing and treatment, cervix exams, birth control, emergency contraception, pregnancy care, and cancer screening, according to Planned Parenthood's website.

Although the rules were upheld, subsequent legal action meant they were in effect only for a month before again being blocked and then rescinded by President Bill Clinton in 1993.

"Planned Parenthood promotes itself as an indispensable health care provider and community asset, while downplaying its role as the nation's largest abortion vendor", the CLI authors observed.

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