Sen. Joni Ernst will introduce legislation on Thursday aimed at defunding Planned Parenthood, the Iowa Republican’s office told the Daily Caller News Foundation.
The Protect Funding for Women’s Health Care Act would prohibit taxpayer dollars from going to Planned Parenthood and instead direct those funds to eligible women’s health care providers, according to a draft exclusively provided to the DCNF.
The bill also ensures that there is no reduction in federal funding for women’s health services.
The Biden administration took steps on Wednesday to undo former President Donald Trump’s policy prohibiting Title X funds from going to organizations that perform or promote abortions.
“We must always fight to protect the most vulnerable of our society, the unborn,” Ernst told the DCNF.
“Sadly, President Biden is working to reverse a rule from