Trump Signs Bill Reversing Obama's 'Parting Gift' to Planned Parenthood
But Republicans want to see the power to distribute Title X money returned to the states, meaning state governments can choose which providers are funded and which aren't.
The grants, known as "Title X" funds, were already barred from going directly to abortion services but under the now-null regulation Planned Parenthood clinics were assured they could receive money even in the face of state objections.
Abortion represents less than 3 percent of services provided at Planned Parenthood, the nation's largest family planning provider, according to the organization.
In reality, federally defunding Planned Parenthood - as the GOP proposed to do in their failed health care bill - actually means preventing people who rely on it from accessing health care.
Neil Gorsuch Confirmed to Supreme Court; Conservatives Celebrate
The final confirmation vote on Gorsuch is expected Friday, and he should be sworn in soon to hear the final cases of the term. And in many ways the showdown had been pre-ordained, the final chapter in years of partisan warfare over judicial nominees.
President Trump signed H.J. Resolution 43 Thursday afternoon, allowing states to deny funding from Title X grants to family health centers if they provide abortions, with little fanfare.
Trump signed the legislation one month after he said that he would continue to direct taxpayer dollars to Planned Parenthood if it stopped performing abortions.
Obama issued the order in December of previous year, barring states from withholding federal family planning funds from Planned Parenthood affiliates and other health clinics that provide abortions.
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"This is a major pro-life victory", said House Speaker Paul D. Ryan. He was one of few Republicans running for president previous year to praise the group for the health care it provides women. The bill narrowly passed in the Senate last month; Vice-President Mike Pence had to be called in to cast the deciding vote, sending the measure through 51-50, Reuters reported.
"Extremists in Congress are trying to make it easier for state politicians to block women from getting birth control and other preventive care", Cecile Richards, president of Planned Parenthood Federation of America, said in a January 31 statement.
Four million people with low incomes rely on Title X for preventative health care.
Today, another Congressional Review Act bill undoing harmful Obama regulations becomes law.
Yankees' Pineda perfect through 6 innings in home opener
Montgomery is the Yankees' fifth starter for the time being, though many thought his debut would take place Sunday against the St. Pineda was so good that by the seventh inning, with a reasonable pitch count, Girardi was playing out scenarios in his head.
"We would never abandon the women who count on us in exchange for cash", Cecile Richards, president of Planned Parenthood, told The New York Times at the time. "Now the states have the option to spend Title X money on comprehensive health care clinics to help women and girls rather than killing innocent babies", said Staver.
Police probe motives behind fatal San Bernardino classroom shooting
The family of Jonathan Martinez , the 8-year-old student killed in the shooting, did not wish to speak publicly, Marsden said. But those close to Smith told police she said Anderson's behavior had become odd and he had threatened her, Burguan said.
LEADING OFF: Dodgers to unveil Jackie Robinson statue
Marty pointed out that Robinson helped change the way the game was played in the Major League's as well, making it a faster game. In 10 Major League Baseball seasons, he batted.311 and was honored as Rookie of the Year (1947) and Most Valuable Player (1949).
Police ID 4 found slain in NY park in suspected gang killing
But the brother of the 18-year-old killed stepped forward. "I don't know if this is my son or not". The FBI is working with authorities to find the gang members responsible for this week's slayings.
Putin and Tillerson agree that US-Russia relationship isn't going so well
And while Tillerson appeared Wednesday before reporters with Lavrov, he met beforehand for roughly two hours with Putin himself. Tillerson is on a thus-far-futile mission to persuade Putin to abandon support for Syrian President Bashar Assad.
Syria's Assad claims USA 'fabricated' chemical attack, despite consensus
Assad insisted his forces had turned over all their chemical weapons stocks years ago and would never use the banned arms. Russia, a long-time ally of Assad, said that the attack on the Syrian base was "reckless" and called for an urgent U.N.
LeBron Is Debuting the New Kendrick Lamar Album for You Right Now
Zacari isn't as big of a name as the two aforementioned giants but his featured work on Love was one of the stand-out tracks. Have you already listened to it? The album, without any promotion, debuted at No. 1 overall ( via Hip Hop DX ).
Removal of United passenger shines light on airport police
The security officers returned, but refused to restrain Dao because he was injured and bleeding, Fuller said. According to Pew Research, Asians are the best-educated, highest-income racial group in the U.S.
Syria war: G7 seeks united front on Assad and Russia
His remarks on Sunday TV talk shows came after President Donald Trump's missile strike Thursday on a Syrian air base. It's also to get out the Iranian influence, which we think is causing so much friction and worse issues in the area.
BAFTA 2017: The Crown makers 'giddy and delighted' after five award nominations
Next in line were crime drama Happy Valley and black comedy Fleabag, which both scored three nominations. Robbie Coltrane, Benedict Cumberbatch, Adeel Akhtar and Babou Ceesay are nominated for Leading Actor.
Ice cream-eating squirrel - nicknamed Putter - amazes North Carolina beach-goers
No matter the weather, a squirrel at Holden Beach in Brunswick County has to have her ice cream. The Martins say Putter has become a special piece of the family.
Apr 14 2017