May 15, 2020

9th Circuit Uphold's Trump Administration's "Protect Life" Title X Rule

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Last week, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals rejected abortion advocates' request to reconsider its ruling against a case challenging the Trump administration's "Protect Life Rule" for Title X funding.

The 9th Circuit made its decision in February after lifting a temporary injunction against the rule placed by a lower court. Pro-abortion groups have requested that the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals reconsider the case with a different panel of 11 judges or all 29 9th Circuit judges, but this request was rejected.

“The full court has been advised of the petitions, and no judge has requested a vote on whether to rehear the matter as a full court,” the judges wrote in their denial.

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