Trump Abortion Restrictions to Be Effective Immediately

The Health and Human Services department said it will begin enforcing the ban on abortion referrals, along with a requirement that family planning clinics maintain separate finances from facilities that provide abortions.

  • Published 15 July 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration says its new regulation barring taxpayer-funded family planning clinics from referring women for abortions is taking effect immediately. The Health and Human Services department said Monday it will begin enforcing the ban on abortion referrals, along with a requirement that family planning clinics maintain separate finances from facilities that provide abortions. The rule is widely seen as a blow against Planned Parenthood, which provides taxpayer-funded family planning and basic… Read at AP News