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 PlannedParenthood, 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.