Planned Parenthood Leaves Federal Family Planning Program

The organization's nationwide network of health centers will remain open and strive to make up for the loss of federal money.

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NEW YORK (AP) — Planned Parenthood said it’s pulling out of the federal family planning program rather than abide by a new Trump administration rule prohibiting clinics from referring women for abortions. Alexis McGill Johnson, Planned Parenthood’s acting president and CEO, said the organization’s nationwide network of health centers would remain open and strive to make up for the loss of federal money. But she predicted that many low-income women who rely on Planned Parenthood…

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