September 4, 2020

Trump Campaign says Administration would 'fully defund' Planned Parenthood in a Second Term

President Donald Trump
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In a letter to pro-life supporters, President Donald Trump promised he would work to fully defund the abortion industry if he is re-elected.

After touting his administration's pro-life efforts, the letter gave several bullet points outlining how he would continue to fight for unborn children in a second term. These claims list that he would: “continue nominating constitutionalist Supreme Court and lower court judges”; “protect unborn life through every means available”; and “defend the freedoms of religious believers and organizations.”

Earlier this week, the Trump administration received criticism from pro-life advocates after his campaign released a document listing Trump's priorities for a second term. The document did not include anything about protecting unborn children from abortion or defunding abortion clinics like Planned Parenthood. After receiving criticism, the campaign quietly added pro-life points to the president's goals over the weekend.

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