Trump admin. can enforce ban on Title X funds for clinics that promote abortion, Ninth Circuit rules
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled that the Trump administration can enforce a rule denying Title X funds to family planning clinics that promote abortion.
In an opinion released Monday and authored by Circuit Judge Sandra Ikuta, the Ninth Circuit vacated multiple injunctions from lower courts against the Protect Life Rule and sent it back to the lower courts for further proceedings ‚Äúconsistent with this opinion.‚ÄĚ
‚ÄúRegulations issued in 1988, and upheld by the Supreme Court in 1991, completely prohibited the use of Title X funds in projects where clients received counseling or referrals for abortion as a method of family planning,‚ÄĚ wrote Ikuta....