May 22, 2018

HHS officially proposes cuts to Planned Parenthood

Protesters at the March for Life in Washington. Photo: Albin Lohr-Jones/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images)

The Trump administration has formally rolled out its controversial proposal to cut off federal family-planning funds from any organizations that facilitate abortion — including Planned Parenthood.

Why it matters: These rules mark yet another victory for social conservatives, who have gotten just about everything they had hoped for from President Trump. But the proposal will immediately launch a high-profile, high-stakes legal battle over abortion rights.

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