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"
Change restores previous regulations prohibiting grantees from co-locating with abortion clinics or from referring clients for abortion WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services today announced a final rule to restore Title X family planning regulations to prohibit grantees from co-locating with abortion clinics, or from referring clients for abortion. In spite …Continue reading "Trump Administration Restores Title X Regulations to Separate Family Planning from Abortion"
Lansing, Mich. — Right to Life of Michigan is supporting language in the state budget that would require the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) to prioritize granting family planning funding to organizations that don’t provide abortions. Michigan Public Act 360 of 2002 already requires those funds to be prioritized, but the state …Continue reading "Right to Life of Michigan Supports Prioritizing Family Planning Funding"
By Jennifer Popik, J.D., Director of Federal Legislation Last week, National Right to Life and other pro-life advocates cheered the Trump Administration when it announced that a proposal to make pro-life changes to the Title X program was imminent. Tuesday, Health and Human Services (HHS) filed a rule-making proposal with the Office of Management and …Continue reading "HHS officially announces pro-life changes to Title X Family Planning Grant Program"