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Blog 5 de octubre 2021

Blog October 5 2021 #3

Biden lifts abortion referral ban on family planning clinics*

– The Biden administration reversed a ban on abortion referrals by family planning clinics, lifting a Trump-era restriction as political and legal battles over abortion grow sharper from Texas to the U.S. Supreme Court.

The new regulation will restore the federal family planning program to the way it ran under the Obama administration, when clinics were able to refer women seeking abortions to a provider. The goal is to “strengthen and restore” services, said HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra.

My 2 cents opinion:
* Women have a right to make health decisions for themselves. Advocates for the rights of the unborn have had their chance in court and were defeated years ago. Women today are much more aware of their rights and will not let this temporary setback stand.

Mi opinión: Las mujeres tienen derecho a tomar decisiones sobre su salud. Los defensores de los derechos de los no-nacidos han tenido su oportunidad en los tribunales y fueron derrotados hace años atrás. Las mujeres de hoy son mucho más conscientes de sus derechos y no dejarán que este retroceso temporal las vuelva al pasado.


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https://www.npr.org/2021/10/05/1043271454/biden-lifts-abortion-referral-ban-on-family-planning-clinics