Dem Governors Threaten Trump

A group of 14 Democratic governors threatened to sue the Trump administration if it moves forward with changes to family planning grants that would defund Planned Parenthood.

The governors sent a letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar Thursday outlining their opposition to the proposed changes to Title X, which provides federal funding to organizations that provide birth control, testing for sexually transmitted diseases, and cancer screenings.

The Trump administration proposed this month restricting funding under the program to organizations that also perform abortions if they are housed in the same facility. It would place restrictions on when doctors and nurses can discuss abortion with patients, which opponents call a “gag rule.”

The proposal has not been finalized, but the governors are already sending a warning shot.

Read more at the Washington Examiner.

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