Oregon To Sue White House Over Limits On Abortion Providers
Oregon leaders are preparing to sue the Trump administration over a new rule they say will "significantly restrict access to reproductive health services and information."
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown and Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum announced they plan to file a lawsuit Tuesday challenging the Trump administration's proposed changes to Title X family planning funding. That federal program provides reproductive health services like contraception to millions of low-income Americans. The lawsuit is backed by 20 states and the District of Columbia.
The new rule — first announced by the Trump administration last year — would withhold federal family planning dollars to organizations that offer abortions or make abortion referrals. Almost every county in Oregon has a Title X clinic, and the state has relied on funding from the federal program for decades.
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