Ohio, Others Sue Biden HHS Over Rule Allowing Abortion Referrals (1)

Oct. 25, 2021, 7:46 PMUpdated: Oct. 25, 2021, 9:17 PM

An Ohio-led group of states asked a federal trial court Monday to vacate a new federal rule that allows family planning providers to counsel clients about abortion.

The rule rolls back a Trump-era rule that required recipients of federal family planning program money to physically and financially separate abortion services from family planning services and prohibited providers from referring clients for abortion.

Title X is the only federal program that funds family planning services. It gives millions of dollars every year to programs that serve low-income people.

The Biden administration’s final rule, which was released Oct. 4., isn’t in accordance ...

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