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Trump Administration Rule Would Undo Health Care Protections For LGBTQ Patients – Kaiser Health News

This story also ran on Vice. This story can be republished for free (details). A new Trump administration proposal would change the civil rights rules dictating whether providers must care for patients who are transgender or have had an abortion. Supporters of the approach say it protects the freedom of conscience, but opponents say it… Read More »

Planned Parenthood, ACLU sue Trump administration over ‘conscience protections’ rule

Planned Parenthood and the American Civil Liberties Union filed separate lawsuits Tuesday suing the Trump administration over the “conscience protection” rule that protects workers from being forced to provide abortion, sterilization, or voluntary euthanasia if they have religious objections. Planned Parenthood claims in a press release that this rule allows for “discrimination” against women by… Read More »

How the global gag rule stifles free speech

During his first week in office, President Donald J. Trump issued an executive order known as the Expanded Global Gag Rule that cuts funding to foreign aid organizations that provide or refer women to abortions. A new journal article by researchers in the Global Health Justice and Governance program (GHJG) at the Columbia University Mailman… Read More »