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Planned Parenthood is now suing President Trump, after he defundedtheir abortion biz

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The Planned Parenthood abortion business just filed a lawsuit against President Trump after he issued a new rule defunding it up as much as $60 million of taxpayer funds.

The new rule merely requires that Planned Parenthood separate out its abortion business from its family planning operations so Americans don’t have to fund the abortion industry. The abortion giant refuses to do that and the new lawsuit proves that it is more interested in abortion then it is women’s healthcare.

Leana Wen, Planned Parenthood’s president, called the rule “unethical, illegal, and dangerous.”

“Planned Parenthood will never force our doctors and nurses to withhold medical information from our patients, and we will fight the Trump administration in the courts to protect everyone’s fundamental right to healthcare,” she continued.

The lawsuit was filed Tuesday in the U.S. District Court in Eugene, Oregon — located there because the abortion company uses judge-shopping methods to find liberal judges who will contort the law to side with Planned Parenthood. The abortion company is headquartered in New York. The Oregon Medical Association and the American Medical Association both joined Planned Parenthood in suing.

But the rule doesn’t require doctors or nurses to withhold any information. It merely prevents Planned Parenthood from promoting abortion using taxpayer funds.

The new lawsuit comes after 22 states with pro-abortion attorneys general filed suit agaisnt the Trump administration.

The first lawsuit, filed by California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, asks the U.S. District Court in San Francisco to block the new Title X rule before it goes into effect, the Washington Post reports. A second lawsuit, representing 21 states including Oregon, is expected Tuesday, according to The Hill.

Title X funds help low-income women and men receive birth control, cancer screenings and other health care services. While the tax money cannot be used to pay for abortions, it funds Planned Parenthood’s vast abortion business.

The national pro-life group Susan B. Anthony List told LifeNews in response:

“For years abortion businesses like Planned Parenthood, which ends the lives of more than 332,000 unborn children a year, have treated the Title X program like their own multimillion-dollar slush fund,” said SBA List President Marjorie Dannenfelser.

“Now, Planned Parenthood’s allies are running to court to ensure taxpayers are forced to continue filling the coffers of the abortion industry. Contrary to pro-abortion misinformation, the Protect Life Rule does not cut Title X funding by a single dime – it simply enforces the existing statute that draws a bright line of separation between abortion and family planning. President Trump and Secretary Azar acted on the will of the American people by disentangling taxpayers from the big abortion industry. Similar regulations have already been upheld by the Supreme Court and we are confident the Trump administration will prevail.”

Catherine Glenn Foster, President and CEO of Americans United for Life, told LifeNews “Since it began in 1970, Title X has excluded elective abortions from its grant program, reflecting the commitment of the majority of Americans not to have their hard-earned tax dollars subsidize Planned Parenthood and other members of the abortion industry.”

“HHS’s new regulation makes this rule clearer for everyone involved, and its terms have already been upheld by the Supreme Court during the Reagan Administration. Furthermore, the new rule expands the scope of medical providers eligible to deliver Title X services, and adds critical new protections for victims of child trafficking and sexual exploitation. It’s a ‘win-win’ all around, so naturally, only Planned Parenthood and its apologists could object to it,” she added.

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