Maine's two U.S. House representatives are throwing their support behind Planned Parenthood and Title X funding. The move comes after the current administration's attempt to defund Title X recipients was halted last week by a federal judge in Washington state.
It's the latest legal challenge to the final rule released last month that places restrictions on providers who receive federal Title X funds, which cover family planning services for low income patients.
Advocates Say That Possible Title X Changes Are A Threat To Mainers’ Health
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.