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Trump Choice for Family Planning Offers Odd Views

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by Susan Rinkunas

The Trump administration’s pick to run the federal family planning program known as Title X compared abortion to slavery and the Holocaust, according to a memo shared exclusively with Tonic by Washington Senator Patty Murray.

The memo outlines the ways in which Diane Foley, a political appointee with extreme and medically inaccurate views on women’s health, could reshape the nation’s only source of federal funding for family planning services, including low- or no-cost birth control, STD testing and treatment, and breast and cervical cancer screenings. The program serves 4 million people each year, primarily low-income women and women of color.

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