- Jul 14, 2020
By allowing Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s temporary block on unnecessary medical procedures, including abortion, to remain, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit March 31 was paying “careful attention to the health and safety needs of Texans” amid the coronavirus pandemic, said Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton.
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Feb. 24 upheld the Trump administration’s “Protect Life Rule” that enforces the Title X rule banning taxpayer funds from being used to promote or provide abortion as family planning.
The Trump administration Dec. 20 finalized a rule requiring health insurers to send customers a bill for coverage of an elective abortion that is separate from their premium for health care coverage under the Affordable Care Act.
Organizers of the March for Life have chosen “Life Empowered: Pro-Life Is Pro-Woman” for the 2020 rally and march in Washington.
The economy, immigration, the environment, terrorism, abortion, health care and Social Security are among the many issues voters say will be on their minds when they vote during the Nov. 6 midterm elections, according to results of a Pew Research Center survey released Sept. 26.