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Obama Rule Will Block Defunding Family Planning


by Lydia Morrish

One of the few antidotes to the series of bad news this year has been Barack Obama’s final, well-meaning movements in office.

The current president, who is due to hand over the keys to American politics to Donald Trump in January, has permanently protected women’s rights to have abortions by signing in a law that will stop states from withdrawing federal money from reproductive healthcare services.

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