At It Again: Texas Continues To Undercut Access To Reproductive Health Care

Texas policymakers are once again demonstrating their contempt for reproductive health care, the health care providers who offer those services, and the women who rely on them. The state has spent years crippling a once-successful program supporting family planning and related services for low-income residents — all in service of an ideological agenda to shut out and shut down health centers that have any connection to abortion services.

Now, the state is asking the like-minded Trump administration to provide an infusion of federal funding to support its diminished program. In the process, Texas and the Trump administration could set dangerous new precedents that could undermine family planning care in Medicaid programs nationwide.

Source: At It Again: Texas Continues To Undercut Access To Reproductive Health Care / Health Affairs Blog

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