March 12, 2018

Positivity: President Trump is About to Defund Planned Parenthood Again By Yanking Its Sex Ed Funds

Filed under: Life-Based News,Positivity,Taxes & Government — Tom @ 5:55 am

From Washington:

MAR 8, 2018, 1:24PM

The Trump administration has put a pro-life advocate in charge of one of Planned Parenthood’s major taxpayer funding streams.

And, unsurprisingly the abortion chain is very angry about it.

Politico reports Valerie Huber, a Trump appointee to the Department of Health and Human Services, will have the final say about the groups that receive money from the $286 million Title X program, which funds family planning services.

Huber, a longtime leader in sexual risk avoidance programs, is the acting deputy assistant secretary for population affairs at HHS. Pro-life organizations praised President Donald Trump for nominating her and other pro-life leaders to his administration last year.

According to Politico, the HHS office recently made several policy changes related to the Title X program, including the funding approval process. Previously, a regional health official, the HHS deputy assistant secretary for population affairs and the assistant secretary for health gave the final approval; however, now the final decision is solely Huber’s. …

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