Planned Parenthood to Defy Trump Abortion Referral Rule
The rule is being challenged in federal court, but the administration says there is currently no legal obstacle to enforcing it.
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Federally-funded family planning clinics, including Planned Parenthood, are defying the Trump administration’s ban on referring women for abortions, drawing a line against what they say amounts to keeping patients in the dark about legitimate health care options. “We are not going to comply with a regulation that would require health care providers to not give full information to their patients,” Jacqueline Ayers, the group’s top lobbyist, said in an interview Tuesday. “We…