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Trump Attack on Planned Parenthood Endangers Black Women

[Opinion] The reversal of a rule that protected funding for reproductive health agencies will imperil women’s health, rather than help preserve it

 by La’Tasha D. Mayes
Late last week, President Trump reversed an Obama-era regulation that prohibited states from withholding Title X family planning funds from reproductive health care providers, like Planned Parenthood, that perform abortions. The new legislation is unnecessary because the Hyde Amendment already prohibits the use of federal funds for abortion except in extreme, rare circumstances.