Reproductive freedom came up during the first 2017 gubernatorial debate in Virginia, with few departures from the candidates’ party lines.
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- Trump Administration Nixes Grants for Teen Pregnancy Prevention Programs
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The elimination of funding for projects aimed at teen pregnancy is the latest move by the Trump administration to erode access to contraception.
Some patients in rural West Virginia have only recently been introduced to the realm of health care available thanks to the Affordable Care Act. “To have it stripped away is a tragedy,” said one local doctor.
“So much of the research and the way trans health-care programs are designed is not trans-affirming or developed by trans folks.”
Republicans have long wielded the appropriations process against Title X. This effort marks the latest House GOP attempt to do away with the program.
"Repeal and replace" may be dead, but the GOP's right wing is still pushing for a vote on "repeal and delay," at least in part to "punish" three women senators who have vowed to vote no.