Federal judge sides with Trump Administration in Title X lawsuit

Pro-abortion groups had sought to block proposed new rules that could cost Planned Parenthood as much as $260 million in federal funding

A federal judge has sided with the Trump administration in a lawsuit challenging its move to prioritize faith-based, abstinence-focused programs for dispensing family-planning dollars. In May, three Planned Parenthood groups and the National Family Planning & Reproductive Health Association (NFPRHA) sued the administration over the Department of Health & Human … [Read more...]

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56 lawmakers seek probe of Planned Parenthood’s response to child sexual abuse

In a June 7 letter to the Department of Health and Human Services, legislators ask the agency to probe whether Planned Parenthood “failed in its duty to report suspected child abuse to local authorities and to HHS”

A group of 56 lawmakers led by Rep. Vicky Hartzler, R-Mo., is urging federal officials to investigate the extent to which Planned Parenthood fails to report suspected sexual abuse of minors. In a letter Thursday to the Department of Health and Human Services, Hartzler and 55 other Republicans ask the agency to probe whether Planned Parenthood, as a recipient of federal Title X … [Read more...]

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Planned Parenthood stands to lose millions

Trump administration will pull funds from groups that perform abortions or provide referrals

The Trump administration is preparing to announce on Friday a far-reaching change in how Title X family planning funds are awarded so that clinics that provide abortion services will no longer be eligible — a move that would effectively defund Planned Parenthood by millions of dollars. Under the proposal to be filed by the Department of Health and Human Services, the $260 … [Read more...]

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House vote allows states to defund Planned Parenthood

If passed by the Senate and signed by President Trump, bill would mean that states can choose to redirect Title X funds away from the largest abortion provider in the United States

In a victory for the sanctity of human life, the U.S. House of Representatives voted 230-188 to overturn a rule that former President Obama established preventing states from defunding Planned Parenthood. H.J. Res. 43, if passed by the Senate and signed by President Trump, would mean that states can choose to redirect Title X funds away from the largest abortion provider in … [Read more...]

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