Federally funded clinics barred from offering abortion help under new rule

Under new rule, family planning programs that receive funding are banned from operating in facilities that also provide abortions

The Trump administration has issued a rule that bars federally funded family planning programs from referring women for abortions. The move could strip millions of federal dollars from Planned Parenthood and divert it toward faith-based care providers.

The rule, released on Friday by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), will be challenged in court by abortion rights advocates.

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Source: theguardian