Trump Gives States The Okay To Defund Planned Parenthood

Well I’m not mad at this decision

The Militant Negro™

Trump Gives States The Okay To Defund Planned Parenthood

He overturned Barack Obama’s rule protecting the family planning provider.

WASHINGTON ― President Donald Trump signed a resolution on Thursday that will allow states to withhold Title X family planning funds from Planned Parenthood and other abortion providers.

The resolution overturns a Health and Human Services rule enacted by the Obama administration last year that prevents states from defunding Planned Parenthood or other health providers for any reason other than the provider’s lack of “ability to deliver services to program beneficiaries in an effective manner.”

Now, states can withhold federal family planning grants from providers because they offer abortion, even though the longstanding Hyde Amendment prevents any federal money from being used to pay for abortion.

The Senate narrowly passed the resolution at the end of March after Vice President Mike Pence was summoned to break a tie…

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