Biden admin ends Trump rule that blocked taxpayer dollars to abortion industry


Assessment: The Protect Life Rule had reduced Planned Parenthood’s annual taxpayer funding by $60 million. Joe Biden. The anti-Trump president strikes again.

The Biden administration moved this week to rescind a Trump-era rule excluding the abortion industry from federal family planning funds, winning the thanks of abortion giant Planned Parenthood.

“From birth I was cast on you; from my mother’s womb you have been my God.” Psalm 22:10

Former President Donald Trump’s Protect Life Rule required “clear financial and physical separation between Title X-funded projects and programs or facilities where abortion is a method of family planning,” and banned “referral for abortion as a method of family planning.” It reduced Planned Parenthood’s annual funding by almost $60 million.

In his first month in office, President Joe Biden issued a memorandum “direct[ing] the Department of Health and Human Services to take immediate action to consider whether to rescind regulations under its Title X family planning program,” as part of a broader executive action dismantling pro-life limits on how taxpayer dollars could be spent.

On Monday, the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) formally announced the final regulation undoing the rule, The Hill reports.

“Our nation’s family planning clinics play a critical role in delivering health care, and today more than ever, we are making clear that access to quality family planning care includes accurate information and referrals — based on a patient’s needs and direction,” Biden HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra declared.

The news follows the administration’s move last month to direct additional funding to Texas abortion centers affected by the state’s ban on aborting babies with heartbeats Read more @ LifeSite HERE