Critics say Trump birth control rule ignores science
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Critics say Trump birth control rule ignores science

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration’s new birth control rule is raising questions among some doctors and researchers, who say it overlooks known benefits of contraception while selectively citing data that raise doubts about effectiveness and safety. “This rule is listing things that are not scientifically validated, and in some cases things that are wrong, … Continue reading

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Trump lets states block some Planned Parenthood money
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Trump lets states block some Planned Parenthood money

WASHINGTON (AP) — Further chipping away at his predecessor’s legacy, President Donald Trump signed legislation Thursday that lets states deny federal family planning money to Planned Parenthood and other abortion providers. Trump’s action erases a rule, finalized shortly before President Barack Obama left office in January, that said states could not block the money. It’s … Continue reading

ACLU, Planned Parenthood sue Indiana over new abortion law
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ACLU, Planned Parenthood sue Indiana over new abortion law

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union and Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky are suing the state of Indiana over its recently signed law that bans abortions sought because of genetic abnormalities, calling the law unconstitutional. The federal lawsuit filed Thursday, April 7, also challenges a provision that mandates an aborted fetus be … Continue reading

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Obama threatens veto to health care repeal bill

  WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is threatening to veto a Republican bill that would repeal his health care law. The White House says the Affordable Care Act is working and is improving care for Americans. Officials say repealing the law would take health coverage away from millions of Americans and prevent others from gaining coverage. The bill … Continue reading