Trump blocks $60 million from Planned Parenthood

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President Trump issued a final federal rule Friday that could deprive abortion giant Planned Parenthood of $60 million in taxpayer funding annually.

The Title X Protect Life Rule is Planned Parenthood’s second biggest source of taxpayer funding, after Medicaid.

Planned Parenthood received about $500 million a year from various government sources.

The new rule prevents federal funding from going to family planning centers that refer or perform abortions while providing Title X services such as birth control, mammograms and cancer screenings.

“This is a huge step forward in the wake of congressional gridlock on defunding Planned Parenthood,” said Marjorie Dannenfelser, [READ MORE HERE]