UPDATE: Governor Rauner has signed House Bill 40 in to public act on September 28th. It is effective June 1st, 2018. In a press confe...
September 8, 2016
New federal rule would bar states from defunding Planned Parenthood
The Obama administration is advancing a controversial new federal regulation that would bar states from defunding Planned Parenthood or other abortion providers, announcing the proposed guideline the Friday afternoon before Labor Day weekend.
The HHS rule would bar states from denying Planned Parenthood millions of dollars in Title X family planning funds based on any criteria “unrelated to the provider's ability to provide the services required.”