Within minutes of Planned Parenthood’s announcement on Monday that it was withdrawing from the Title X program due to new pro-life rules, the industry and it’s friends in the media launched an all-out misinformation campaign designed to convince women that the sky is now falling on reproductive health in America.
Three teens, one of whom lost her chance to qualify in an important track meet because of the presence of two boys who identify as girls on her team, are in the process of filing an official complaint with the Department of Education.
A three-judge panel of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals delivered a major setback to Planned Parenthood when it ruled against the abortion industry’s attempt to stop implementation of a new rule regarding Title X family planning that prohibit taxpayer money from being used by clinics that support abortion.
The U.S. Department of Heath and Human Services (HHS) released a list of Title X grants that will no longer include Planned Parenthood affiliates in five states because of their affiliation with abortion, a cut that amounts to a loss of about $44 million in taxpayer funding.
The Trump administration recently proposed new rules for family planning clinics which will prohibit all abortion-related practices – including referrals for abortion – from taking place in clinics that receive federal grants. Bioethicists on both sides of the issue are avidly debating these new rules and revealing just how stark a difference there is between the secular and Catholic view of reproductive health care.
The Trump administration will announce today that it is proposing new rules to the Title X family planning program that will direct taxpayer funding away from the abortion industry – a move that will cost Planned Parenthood millions in taxpayer funds.
A regulation blocking states from defunding Planned Parenthood from federal Title X family planning funds, which was signed into law just before President Barack Obama left office, has been overruled by the U.S. House of Representatives.
By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS
Pro abortion groups are crying foul after learning that the GOP’s spending cut plans include the elimination of the Title X program, which provides family planning services to low-income Americans.
By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS
U.S. Congressman Mike Pence and 122 co-sponsors have introduced legislation designed to prohibit the distribution of Title X funds to Planned Parenthood and other abortion providers.