Planned Parenthood of Northern New England

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Planned Parenthood of Northern New England is calling on Congress to take action to reverse a new federal rule that restricts access to abortions.

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This week, the Trump administration proposed a new rule for abortion coverage under the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

Patty Wight / Maine Public

A coalition of patients, providers and advocates rallied in Augusta Tuesday to publicly release a letter to the Trump administration, opposing what they call a proposed 'gag rule' on the Title X program.

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Health care providers in Maine that receive Title X funding are condemning the Trump Administration's proposed gag rule that would block them from referring patients to abortion services. 

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Planned Parenthood of Northern New England is supporting a lawsuit brought by three of its affiliates against the Trump administration. The lawsuit is trying to block proposed changes to the Title X program, which provides funding for birth control and reproductive health care to low income patients.

Caroline Losneck

(PORTLAND, ME) About 45 people gathered at the Portland Planned Parenthood in downtown Portland on Saturday morning to participate in what organizers say was a day of national protests at Planned Parenthood clinics.

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PORTLAND, Maine - Sexually transmitted diseases are a significant health challenge in the U.S. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, nearly 20 million new infections are reported every year - and half of them are in people under age 25.