by Kimberly Lawson
Nov 11 2016, Broadly
President Obama intends to sign new regulations preventing anti-choice legislators from stripping Planned Parenthood of funding because the organization performs abortions—but this might not stop state and local entities from going after it.
Desperate to find a beacon of light in these dark days since the election, some people are excitedly sharing the news that President Obama intends to permanently protect funding for Planned Parenthood and other women's health providers. But the proposal, which would ban local and state agencies from withholding funding from health providers just because they perform abortions, is not law yet.
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