Fox News: Planned Parenthood shouldn’t get federal family planning grants, anti-abortion lawmakers say

By Kaitlyn Schallhorn

More than 150 House members and more than 40 senators have signed onto letters to Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar, asking him to update regulations regarding Title X family planning grants so abortion providers, specifically Planned Parenthood, cannot receive funds.

According to the lawmakers, the federal grant money is not supposed to go to organizations “where abortion is a method of family planning.”

Meanwhile, nearly 90 anti-abortion groups — such as, National Right to Life, the Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission and Susan B. Anthony List — have asked Azar to “act swiftly to disentangle abortion centers from the Title X network.”

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