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Trump-Pence Administration Moves to Block Access to Critical Health Care Services

This move by the Trump-Pence administration jeopardizes access to health care for patients who receive care through a statewide network of Planned Parenthood-supported Title X clinics. As a result, patients could lose access to critical services like birth control, STD testing and treatment, and life-saving cancer screenings. The detrimental impact of this policy on the health of Americans’ cannot be overstated. 

Feb. 22, 2019

Title X Gag Rule Defunds Planned Parenthood

The Trump-Pence administration has implemented a gag rule scheduled to take effect in 60 days. This gag rule will dismantle our nation’s family planning program, which is ensures that people with low incomes can access reproductive health care. In Minnesota, 53,000 patients across 31 locations–including 51,000 Planned Parenthood patients–rely on Title X-funded clinics for life-saving health care, cancer screenings, birth control, and STD testing.

Feb. 22, 2019

Governor Dayton Adds Minnesota to List of States Urging Health and Human Services Secretary Azar to Maintain Integrity of Title X Program  

The Planned Parenthood Action Fund applauds Dayton for standing up for 53,000 Minnesota Planned Parenthood patients.

Aug. 1, 2018

Rep. Paulsen: Holds Fake Town Halls, Still Clueless About Planned Parenthood

More than 7,000 in Rep. Paulsen’s district rely on Title X funds, so why won't he commit to protecting them and ensuring that his constituents have a place to go for life-saving health care like cancer screenings, birth control, and STD testing and treatment? 

June 1, 2018

Governor Dayton Joins Opposition to Trump’s “Gag Rule” that Restricts Access to Reproductive Health Care

The Planned Parenthood Action Fund applauds Governor Dayton for standing with Minnesota women to protect essential health care services.

June 1, 2018

What Minnesotans Should Know About Trump’s Dangerous Title X Gag Rule

Everyone, regardless of their race, of their income, or where they live, deserves the best medical care and information available. Under this rule, they won’t get it. Here in Minnesota, 53,000 patients across 31 locations – including 51,000 Planned Parenthood patients – rely on Title X-funded clinics for life-saving health care, cancer screening, birth control, and STI testing. Title X funding is a major part of our public health infrastructure that provides Minnesotans with the birth control and reproductive health services they need. 

May 25, 2018