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Planned parenting announces that within a few days, she will officially withdraw from the country's family planning program for low-income people, unless a federal court intervenes Demand a deferment of the new Trump management rules that it organizes prohibit obtaining Title X funds for the referral or transfer of patients to abortion. If the court does not intervene, after decades Planned Parenthood will be forced to retire on August 19.
Alexis McGill Johnson, acting president of Planned Parenthood, said the impact on low-income patients would vary by state. In some areas, contraception and other services could become more expensive or wait times could be longer.
"This means that some people can not afford the care, it means that some people have to undergo treatment to decide whether or not they have the time to stand in line, which certainly means that it may there is a delay in caring – or they will choose to forego care altogether, "said McGill Johnson.
Abortion Rights Opponents who support the Rule have voted in favor of President Trump for fulfilling his election pledge to "Withhold Planned Parenthood." Marjorie Dannenfelser from the Susan B. Anthony List and others have argued that no tax money should go to organizations that deal with abortion If you come to a health center as a patient and the doctor can only refer you to prenatal care, you may have McGill Johnson said, "Federal regulations prohibit this doctor from advising you and referring you to abortion."
The withdrawal of planned parenthood from Title X would be a major change for the program Group has been involved since the founding of Title X in the early 1970s, and its affiliates, according to official sources, serve about 40 percent of its recipients across the country.
Title X is a $ 6 million program over time Year 1971 increased to more than $ 286 million this year.
The Bund Escalation funding for abortions is already banned in most cases, but the new regulations of the Ministry of Health and Medicine are in force to prohibit Human Services this year from any group that performs abortions or advises patients on funding title X to other benefits how to fund contraception and checkups.
Planned parenting officials said they had hoped that a federal court would intervene or that Congress would act to obtain their funding The package passed by the democratically controlled House in June included reversing the language of Trump's rule of law: this language would have had tremendous difficulties in the Senate under Republican leadership.
But in light of the new guidelines that health and social workers are providing to fellows In recent days, officials have said they will be excluded from Title X unless the court intervenes, Planned Parenthood recently announced that it has – at least temporarily – stopped using Title X dollars while the The court has some fr earlier attempts to block the Trump rule were rejected.
Other providers of reproductive health services were also affected by the rules of the Trump administration. The Democratic governors of several states, including Hawaii, Washington and Illinois, have stated that their state authorities will not participate as long as the rule is in effect. Maine Family Planning, the only Title X scholarship holder in the state, recently announced that it is also leaving the program.