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A Catch 22 for Clinics: State bans limit abortion counseling. Federal Title X rules require it

BY: - May 29, 2023

Federal law requires clinics to offer pregnant women information about prenatal care and delivery, and other topics.

Planned Parenthood to launch $1.25M Pa. push to help Biden, down ballot Dems

BY: - July 27, 2020

The effort, which primarily focuses on lifting former Vice President Joe Biden to a victory in a state that President Donald Trump carried by barely a percentage point in 2016, kicks off Thursday.


Abortions rise worldwide when the U.S. cuts family planning funding | Analysis

BY: - March 4, 2019

Abortion rates tripled in Latin America and doubled in Africa under the Bush-era 'global gag rule.' The law, which Obama repealed and Trump reinstated, cuts funding for abortion providers abroad.


Trump’s Title X gag rule is an attack on the most vulnerable | Opinion

BY: - February 26, 2019

The irony of taking away family planning services in the name of reducing abortion is startling.

Pa. critics blast Trump’s federal funding ban for clinics that provide abortion, abortion referrals

BY: and - February 22, 2019

The administration's rule change would affect more than 169,000 Pennsylvania patients, about 38 percent of whom are served by Planned Parenthood