The Biden administration has begun the process of restoring Title X grants to organizations like Planned Parenthood Federation of America where abortion is a method of family planning.
The rule, which hasn’t been finalized, will roll back former President Donald Trump’s so-called “gag rule” that blocked family planning grants from going to abortion providers in an effort to fulfill his campaign promise to “defund Planned Parenthood,” NPR reported.
The proposed rule would allow abortion clinics to participate in the Title X program that “provides free or subsidized contraception and other health services to about 4 million low-income Americans each year,” Politico reported.
The proposal comes after President Joe Biden asked the Department of Health and Human Services to review Trump’s Title X rule.
In an executive order signed shortly after he took office, the president promised to “reverse my predecessor’s attack on women’s health access” and “undo the damage that Trump