Iris Lewis

08/22/2019
VERMONT — On Monday, Planned Parenthood bowed out of receiving federal funds due to a restrictive Trump administration rule — and Vermont, a state with no alternative funding recipients, will now forgo the money entirely. The new rule does not allow states to pass on federal funds to agencies that may refer health care clients for abortions, even if those funds won’t be used for abortions. Several Vermont state bodies, including the Legislature, the Attorney General’s Office, and the Agency of Human Services, are working to ensure that Planned Parenthood retains the funds to operate. During...

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