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Planned Parenthood Sides With Abortion Over Title X Funds. Here’s What It Means.

Planned Parenthood is making good on its threat to choose abortion over Title X funds.

Title X is a federal program that focuses on providing family planning and related preventive services to low-income Americans at little or no cost.

Last week, Planned Parenthood announced that rather than comply with the Trump administration’s new regulations relating to Title X’s federal family planning program, the abortion giant would stop participating in the program altogether unless the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals stepped in to block the regulations.

The court did no such thing, and now Planned Parenthood will no longer participate in the program.

So, what’s the turn-off for Planned Parenthood?

This spring, the Trump administration finalized a rule that updated the regulations that govern Title X. The text of the statute specifies that “[n]one of the funds appropriated under this title shall be used in programs where abortion is a method of family planning.”

Read the full story from The Daily Signal

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