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Federal Court: Biden Rule Funding Family-Planning Businesses That Refer for Abortion Can Continue

Jonathan WeissA Planned Parenthood facility is shown in Indianapolis. The nation’s largest abortion provider had been receiving about one-fifth of the total amount of Title X funds distributed each year. It withdrew from the program rather than comply with the rules.

Though 12 states have filed a legal challenge to a Biden administration rule that allows businesses that refer for abortions to receive federal family-planning funds, a federal court has said the rule can stay in place pending the outcome of the lawsuit.