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The abortion rights group has a new leader, Christel Allen, the first woman of color to lead the group. Allen, in turn, chose Jeanine Morales, a Black woman with experience advocating for minorities, as her deputy.
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Monday it will allow Trump administration Title X rules to move forward.
In June, the 9th Circuit allowed the rules to go into effect during the appeal process.
Oregon has pulled out of the federal Title X program that funds reproductive care, slamming the Trump administration for imposing new rules against abortions that “play politics” with the health of low-income women.
This year has brought an unprecedented wave of new state laws that allow abortions to be performed only early in pregnancy — if at all.
A federal judge in Portland said Tuesday he would grant a preliminary injunction preventing new Trump administration rules that could’ve taken funding away from certain abortion providers from going into effect.
In anticipation of a new anti-abortion tilt on the Supreme Court bench, some states are moving to further restrict the procedure during the first trimester of pregnancy or to outlaw abortion entirely if Roe v. Wade ever falls.
Oregon took the lead on Tuesday in a multi-state front against the Trump administration’s “gag rule” on abortion providers.
Oregonians trounced a ballot measure that would have banned public funding of abortions, marking the fourth time that the state has endorsed abortion rights at the polls.
Measure 106 is bad for Oregon. It does more than make abortion unaffordable for hundreds of thousands of women in Oregon. It is unaffordable for the taxpayers who vote for it.