Federal government backtracks on Title X announcement
Now says it will give clinics 60 days to comply

The Department of Health and Human Services has reportedly delayed enforcement of the new Protect Life Rule, which bars public money from taxpayer-funded clinics that refer patients for abortions. The Associated Press reported that it had received a copy

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2019-07-23T13:31:01-08:00July 23rd, 2019|Categories: Abortion and pro-life issues|Tags: |1 Comment

HHS: Protect Life Rule will go into effect immediately
Trump administration announces that, as of July 15, Title X recipients no longer permitted to refer mothers for abortions

The Trump administration announced Monday evening that parts of the Protect Life Rule, which prohibits recipients of Title X family planning funds to refer or provide abortion services, will go into effect immediately.  As of July 15, the Department

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2019-07-16T11:43:59-08:00July 16th, 2019|Categories: Abortion and pro-life issues|Tags: |0 Comments

9th Circuit Court swats down Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood medical director Deborah Nucatola (screen shot of Center for Medical Progress video) A federal appeals court on June  20 said the Trump administration's family planning rules can take effect nationwide while several lawsuits play out, delivering a

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Federal judge sides with Trump Administration in Title X lawsuit

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)

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2018-07-18T10:12:57-08:00July 18th, 2018|Categories: Politics|Tags: , , |2 Comments

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

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

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2018-06-08T07:44:56-08:00June 8th, 2018|Categories: Other News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Planned Parenthood stands to lose millions

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

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2018-05-18T07:38:32-08:00May 18th, 2018|Categories: Abortion and pro-life issues|Tags: , |7 Comments

House vote allows states to defund Planned Parenthood

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

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2017-02-17T09:57:13-08:00February 17th, 2017|Categories: Other News|Tags: , |5 Comments