Abortion rates have been on the decline in the United States since the 1980s, due in large part to an increase in the use of long-acting reversible contraceptive methods, according to new research.
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While Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives passed a spending bill that would stop enactment of the Title X "gag rule," it's not likely the provision will survive the Republican-controlled Senate.
States are replacing the millions clinics will lose when they exit Title X after the Trump administration imposes its domestic "gag rule."
Dr. Leana Wen cited philosophical differences with new leadership on Planned Parenthood's board as the reason for her departure.
As the administration starts enforcing its Title X rule, clinics that provide reproductive health care to low-income people will start refusing the federal family planning dollars.
The witness had been surreptitiously filmed in 2015 by anti-choice activists David Daleiden and Sandra Merritt as part of a smear campaign against abortion providers and fetal tissue researchers.