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Trump Administration Blocks Funds for Planned Parenthood and Others Over Abortion Referrals

The Trump administration announced on Friday that it will bar organizations that provide abortion referrals from receiving federal family planning money, a step that could strip millions of dollars from Planned Parenthood and direct it toward religiously-based, anti-abortion groups. The new federal rule is almost certain to be challenged in court. Clinics will be able… Read More »

What Is Late-Term Abortion? Trump Got It Wrong

President Trump on Tuesday evening asked Congress to ban a type of abortion often referred to as “late-term abortion.” He said he wanted to protect “children who can feel pain in the mother’s womb.” He scorned New York’s recently passed Reproductive Health Act, saying that lawmakers had “cheered with delight upon the passage of legislation… Read More »

Trump appoints failed VA nominee Ronny Jackson as his chief medical adviser

President Trump has appointed failed Veterans Affairs secretary nominee Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson to serve as assistant to the president and chief medical adviser, according to the White House. Trump tapped 40 staffers for promotions and new jobs Saturday, including Jackson, whose name was in the middle of the long list. Jackson has remained out… Read More »