Milano obtained her first abortion in 1993 but became pregnant again a few months later and then obtained her second abortion. She said that this was the right decision for her, and that if she had not obtained these abortions her life would be lacking its “great joys.”
The state of Vermont will give an estimated $750,000 of Vermont taxpayer money to Planned Parenthood of New England, to offset the federal Title X funding it lost by choosing to continue to perform abortions.
Planned Parenthood is making good on its threat to choose abortion over Title X funds. Title X is a federal program that focuses on providing family planning and related preventive services to low-income Americans at little or no cost.
Planned Parenthood will formally withdraw from Title X funding by Aug. 19 unless a federal court intervenes. The Trump administration declared in July that taxpayer-funded clinics must stop referring women for abortions effective immediately.
Former Planned Parenthood President Leana Wen said Sunday that crisis pregnancy centers misinform, shame and deter women from getting abortions, but employees at the Capitol Hill Crisis Pregnancy Center disagree.
After a judge approved a Trump administration rule change pertaining to which family planning clinics may receive Title X funding, Planned Parenthood in Vermont says it will lose funds amounting to $800,000.
Not only is coverage of abortion highly skewed, but it’s clear that the language used to describe it is made to soften the reality of what the practice is, while diminishing the concerns of those who believe fundamental rights are being violated.
In a debate filled with statements revealing the Democratic Party’s shift leftward, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders pledged to appoint only pro-abortion justices, raise taxes on the middle class and prohibit so-called assault weapons.
The First Step Pregnancy Clinic, which offers pregnant women immediate help and choices for their babies other than abortion, will have its grand opening and open house Thursday evening.
An appeals court ruled Thursday that the Trump administration can ban taxpayer-funded abortion clinics from performing abortions or making abortion referrals.
“All organizations that perform abortions and assist others in obtaining abortions are now declared to be criminal organizations in Waskom, Texas,” Dickson added.