WASHINGTON–Late yesterday, the Office of Population Affairs announced funding awards of $33.6 million for fiscal year 2019 to 50 current Title X grantees to supplement their family planning services. These funds were made available when certain grantees, including Planned Parenthood, left the Title X program rather than comply with the Protect Life Rule issued earlier …Continue reading "National Right to Life Statement on the Fiscal Year 2019 Title X Grantees"
HHS prioritized addressing any service gaps left by the grantees that chose to leave the Title X program Editor’s note. As you recall, Planned Parenthood pulled out of the Title X Family Planning Program. HHS had issued a rule, finalized in February, which restored Title X family planning regulations to prohibit grantees from co-locating with …Continue reading "HHS Issues Supplemental Grant Awards to 50 Title X Recipients"
By Dave Andrusko Described as “divided” by the Los Angeles Times, an 11-member panel of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday heard challenges to and a defense of the Trump Administration’s “Protect Life Rule.” The rule restores Title X family planning regulations that prohibit grantees from co-locating with abortion clinics, or from referring …Continue reading "9th Circuit hears challenge to Trump Administrations Title X rules"
By Vermont Right to Life Committee Since its inception nearly 50 years ago, Title X has prohibited federal funding of programs where abortion is a method of family planning. Now, with new regulations in place to ensure that this provision of the law is no longer violated, Planned Parenthood of Northern New England (PPNNE), the …Continue reading "Planned Parenthood to Continue to Include Abortion as Part of Family Planning Services"
By Dave Andrusko And now it’s official. Planned Parenthood, the largest abortion provider in the world and a $1.6 billion dollar “non-profit,” is withdrawing from the Title X family planning program. “Monday’s move marked a formal Title X withdrawal, to remain permanent unless Congress acts to overturn the restriction or legal challenges prevail in court,” …Continue reading "PPFA formally withdraws from Title X program"
By Dave Andrusko Monday, the day before Planned Parenthood axed its new president, the Trump Administration notified Title X family planning recipients that it is immediately barring grantees from performing or referring for abortions. A separate provision of the rule requiring a clean financial and physical separation between abortion providers and other services will take …Continue reading "Trump administration begins enforcement of Title X rules barring recipients from performing or referring for abortions"
The Trump Administration formally announced that it has begun immediately enforcing its Title X rules which state that grantees, such as Planned Parenthood, may not co-locate with abortion clinics or refer clients for abortion. “We praise the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for their immediate enforcement of this reasonable policy,” said National Right …Continue reading "National Right to Life praises Trump Administration and HHS for immediate action on Title X"
By Dave Andrusko Can’t say I saw this one coming. The notoriously pro-abortion 9th Circuit Court of Appeals today rejected emergency bids to temporarily set aside a June 20 decision rendered by a three-judge panel of the 9th Circuit that allowed the Trump administration’s family planning rules to go effect. Ridiculed as a “gag rule,” …Continue reading "9th Circuit upholds Title X rules denying funds to health facilities that perform or promote abortion"
Lifts national injunction By Dave Andrusko Now, this is what I call a lead sentence, written by Alice Miranda Ollstein, for POLITICO: A federal appeals court this morning said the Trump administration’s family planning rules can take effect nationwide while several lawsuits play out, delivering a major blow to Planned Parenthood and states challenging the …Continue reading "Trump Administration changes to Title X upheld by appeals court"
Today, a three-judge panel of the 9th Circuit Court ruled in favor of the Trump Administration’s reinstatement of Title X funding rules that prevent federal grants from being used by facilities promoting or performing abortions. “We applaud the 9th Circuit for applying the rule of law by allowing this reasonable policy to be reinstated,” stated …Continue reading "Ninth Circuit panel upholds President Trump’s reinstatement of Title X funding rule"
By Calvin Freiburger April 26, 2019 – A federal judge issued a nationwide injunction Thursday against the Trump administration’s rule that threatens to cut a tenth of Planned Parenthood’s federal tax funding by disqualifying abortion groups from family-planning funds. In February, the administration finalized a rule that will require “clear financial and physical separation between …Continue reading "Federal judge issues nationwide block on Trump rule cutting $60 million from Planned Parenthood"
Editor’s note. On Tuesday, NRL News Today reported on the lawsuits filed by 21 states against the Department of Health and Human Services’ rule to restore Title X family planning regulations to prohibit grantees from co-locating with abortion clinics, or from referring clients for abortion. The following comes from Wisconsin Right to Life, NRLC’s state …Continue reading "Wisconsin Right to Life criticizes Attorney General Josh Kaul for joining Multi-State Lawsuit against New Title X Rule"