Maine among 20 states backing lawsuits by family planning groups against Trump — Nation — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine



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On this Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017 file photograph, pro-choice counter-protesters maintain indicators supporting a lady’s proper to decide on abortion, as close by anti-abortion activists held a rally in entrance of Deliberate Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains in Denver. On Wednesday, Could 2, 2018, two main organizations that promote contraception, together with Deliberate Parenthood, filed lawsuits in federal courtroom in search of to dam the Trump administration from shifting nationwide household planning coverage in a conservative path that might stress abstinence and doubtlessly restrict counseling for adolescents. Attorneys common in 20 states, together with Maine, are backing the lawsuit.

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LOS ANGELES — Twenty attorneys common are difficult Trump administration rule modifications they are saying will scale back entry to household planning providers.

California Lawyer Common Xavier Becerra mentioned Tuesday that the president is taking part in politics with sufferers by altering guidelines that might shift federal household planning funds towards organizations that stress abstinence.

The AGs filed a short supporting lawsuits filed in Washington two weeks in the past by Deliberate Parenthood teams in Wisconsin, Ohio and Utah, and the Nationwide Household Planning & Reproductive Well being Affiliation.

The lawsuits goal proposed rule modifications for about $260 million in household planning funds.

The supporting transient was additionally signed by prosecutors in Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Illinois, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Virginia, Vermont, Washington, and the District of Columbia.

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