The planned revival of a policy dating to Ronald Reagan’s presidency may finally present a way for President Donald Trump to fulfill his campaign promise to “defund” Planned Parenthood. Or at least to evict it from the federal family planning program, where it provides care to more than 40 percent of that program’s 4 million patients. Congress last year failed to wipe out funding for Planned Parenthood, because the bill faced overwhelming Democratic objections and would not have received the 60 votes needed to pass in the Senate.MENTAL HEALTH: Major depression diagnoses skyrocketing in millennials, adolescentsBut the imposition of a slightly retooled version of a regulation, which was upheld by the Supreme Court in 1991 after a five-year fight, could potentially accomplish what Congress could not. The rules now under review, according to Trump administration officials, would require facilities receiving federal family planning funds to be physically … [Read more...] about Trump proposes cutting Planned Parenthood funds. What does that mean?
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Richard Feloni, provided by Published 6:00 am, Saturday, April 14, 2018 On the "Success! How I Did It" podcast, "Make Trouble" author Cecile Richards discusses her career as president of Planned Parenthood, her decision to step down from that position, and the inspiration provided by her late mother, Texas Governor Ann Richards. Subscribe to "Success! How I Did It" onApple Podcasts,Google Play, or your favorite podcast app. Check out previous episodes with: Vimeo CEO Anjali Sud Edible Arrangements founder and CEO Tariq Farid Astronaut Scott Kelly Flatiron Health founder and CEO Nat Turner Following is a transcript of the video. LATEST BUSINESS VIDEOS Now Playing: Now Playing Students raise money for electronic glasses that allow partially blind classmate to see Fox29 The 5 Biggest Data Breaches of All Time Fortune FOX Business Beat: Facebook data scandal; gas prices to rise? Fox5DC Equal Pay Will Boost the Overall Economy Cheddar TV Mark … [Read more...] about Planned Parenthood’s president on standing up for what you believe in
NASHVILLE — Republican Gov. Bill Haslam has quietly signed into law a controversial bill that seeks to strip all TennCare funding from Planned Parenthood of Tennessee. "The governor ... deferred to the will of the legislature on this bill as amended, and after reviewing the bill in its final form decided to sign the bill into law," Haslam press secretary Jennifer Donnals said of the governor's action on Monday. The new law, passed last month by the Republican-led General Assembly, requires the state to seek a waiver of federal Medicaid rules in order to let Tennessee eliminate all funds going to nonprofit groups providing medical services that include elective abortions. It's targeted at Planned Parenthood. On Tuesday, Americans United for Life President and CEO Catherine Glenn Foster praised both Haslam and lawmakers for the new law, which the group says was based on its model legislation seeking to restrict funding for abortion providers nationwide. "Based on AUL's Defunding … [Read more...] about Abortion opponents praise Haslam for signing into law effort to defund Planned Parenthood of Tennessee
Delisa Shannon, provided by Published 1:33 pm, Tuesday, April 10, 2018 On the "Success! How I Did It" podcast, Cecile Richards, president of Planned Parenthood and author of "Make Trouble," explains what happened when she met with Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump. For the full interview, search for "Success! How I Did It" on Apple Podcasts or your favorite app. Following is a transcript of the video. Rich Feloni: You explained in the book this meeting that you had with Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump. Where they invited you. Cecile Richards: Right. Feloni: What was that about?Richards: They wanted to meet about Planned Parenthood because I think they knew this was gonna be, I mean, Paul Ryan had already declared they're were gonna defund Planned Parenthood. Even though I was, frankly, a little anxious about having that meeting because I didn't know what to expect, I felt like I owed it to our patients to try. Certainly what Jared Kushner expresses, that he wanted … [Read more...] about Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump tried to cut a secret deal with Planned Parenthood — here’s what happened
Richard Feloni, provided by Published 5:33 pm, Saturday, April 7, 2018 Sarah Jacobs/Business Insider Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards has a new memoir called "Make Trouble." Richards brought Planned Parenthood back to its movement roots and has defended it from members of Congress throughout her tenure. Planned Parenthood provides a wide variety of women's health services across the United States, but its abortion services have made it one of the most controversial organizations in the country. Richards told Business Insider that she's been inspired throughout her career by her late mother, Texas Governor Ann Richards, and her upbringing in an activist family. LATEST BUSINESS VIDEOS Now Playing: Now Playing Millions May Have Been Affected by Panera Bread Data Breach Fortune Rubber Duckies are Hiding a Dirty Little Secret Buzz 60 Does Spotify's Listing Deserve an A Grade? Cheddar TV Buyer Beware! You May be Purchasing Products from an … [Read more...] about Planned Parenthood’s Cecile Richards on stepping down this year, battling Congress, and why she’s a ‘troublemaker’ who’s never looking for a fight