Saturday, July 27, 2019

Possibility Of Trump Administration Delaying Ban On Abortion Referrals At Family Planning Centers

From The Washington Post:

The Trump administration is considering backtracking on an announcement this week that immediately required federally funded family planning centers to stop referring women for abortions, amid widespread confusion among clinics about the new restrictions.

A federal health official overseeing the family planning program told more than 200 leaders of reproductive health organizations gathered this week in Washington that she wanted to give them 60 days to comply with this and other rule changes, and that federal lawyers were reviewing the idea, according to three participants in the closed meeting and others who were told afterward.

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