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What’s In the News: Trump and Planned Parenthood 1 Juthi Saha WGS 201 Ms. Gebhart October 25, 2019 The Trump Administration has worked hard and long and is still suppressing women’s rights. In fact, Trump is attacking one of the most used federal women’s reproductive programs called Planned Parenthood. Specifically, the Title X program, the only federally funded program that includes STI treatments, contraception, and screenings for breast or cervical cancer. Getting rid of abortion referrals cuts the funds for the Planned Parenthood program greatly and therefore impacts women negatively because the lack of funds will lead to a lack of better healthcare for women. In recitations and lectures in WGS 201, it is clear the societal oppression women face every day on factors about themselves they cannot control. There is also an obvious misogyny with President Trump for the reason of his past sexist actions and comments about women. Specifically with using different derogatory terms against women. In the New York Times article, it discusses the new federal rule that prevents female healthcare organizations from referring to abortions. This law was placed on February 22nd by the Trump administration. This law means that clinics will be able to talk to patients, but are not allowed to tell them where they can safely get an abortion, (Belluck, 2019). This does not help

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