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The Trump administration, the new family planning rules that prohibit state-financed family planning clinics from the discussion of abortion with patients, can go into effect after a Federal appeals court overturned on Thursday a Federal imposed-wide injunctions by lower courts.
The new policy, announced last year, would withdraw federal title X funding from any medical facility provides abortions, as well as advice on pregnancy termination, or abortion referrals.
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9. Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals — rulings on a series of trump-management policy, including immigration — given the previously confirmed separate nationwide the order Thursday, which is a major victory in the Trump administration.
“We are pleased that the Ninth Circuit has cleared the way to take for this important Executive action, effect, while our vocations are pending,” justice Ministry spokeswoman Kelly Laco said. “The Department of Justice the position is supported by long-standing Supreme Court precedent, and we are confident that we will ultimately prevail in the appeal.”
Planned Parenthood was among the groups that oppose the new rules. The Directive was ridiculed as a “gag rule” by planned Parenthood.
“This is a devastating blow to the 4 million patients, birth control, cancer screenings, and other essential care through title X,” the organization on Twitter.
Democrats, including those running for President, even joking about the judgment.
“The trump-administration title X gag rule prevents access to basic reproductive health care for millions of people. I call this a violation of human rights,” New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, tweeted. “We will defend ourselves.”
Planned Parenthood clinics are major recipients of the grants for family planning and basic preventive care. During the 2016 election, President, Trump sat on defunding the organization.
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Known as title X, the nation’s family planning program serves about four million women a year through clinics, cost taxpayers about $260 million.
An administration official said the proposal is based on, but not identical with it, a Reagan-era rule.
The Directive was repealed took effect under President Bill Clinton, and a new rule in force, allows for “nondirective” counseling include a variety of options for women.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.