Trump Admin. Takes Aim At Defunding Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood

A Planned Parenthood clinic in New York. President Trump appeared ready to accept congressional Republicans’ idea of using a broad health care overhaul to strip all federal funds from the group. Credit Justin Lane / European Pressphoto Agency

The Trump administration found a back-alley way to defund Planned Parenthood on Friday, allowing states to block the women’s health organization from receiving any Medicaid funding. The move would undo Obama-era guidelines that warned states that cutting off Medicaid funding for Planned Parenthood may violate federal law. Trump officials said the move would return some power…


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