Officials in the White House maintained the First Daughter's suggestion came at a time when she was trying to help find a way quell the uproar over abortions.
"It is an ongoing priority for Planned Parenthood to restore and expand access to reproductive healthcare, including safe, legal abortion", a news release issued by the group Tuesday said.
The Waco office of Planned Parenthood announced Tuesday it will resume abortion services to women in the area.
Politico had reported the two women met in the weeks following Trump's inauguration. But more recently, with congressional Republicans threatening to cut all funding to Planned Parenthood (even though the women's health organization says it receives no federal funding for abortions), Ms. Trump approached its president, Cecile Richards, to start a broader dialogue. "Providing critical health care services for millions of American women is nonnegotiable", stated Laguens in March.
"This created unnecessary and risky obstacles for women seeking safe, legal abortion, causing women to have to drive hundreds of miles and to delay care", Planned Parenthood wrote in a statement.
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Monica M. Miller, another national #ProtestPP co-director and head of Citizens for a Pro-Life Society comments: "The defunding of Planned Parenthood is a matter of moral principle".
Dawn Laguens, executive vice president of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America, said when Trump and Richards met, it had been for the goal of clearing up misconceptions about how the organization functions. "And what we're seeing is Congress is already considering reauthorizing a spending bill that will fund Planned Parenthood".
Leaders call upon Congress to insert defund language in the budget agreement before a vote this week or defund Planned Parenthood in a new health care agreement.
Had Herbert not been stayed by a federal court, it would have cost Planned Parenthood $374,000 in 2015 and 2016, which was all the federal funding over which the state wielded authority, and a quarter of the total federal dollars going to the abortion provider in Utah.
So, number one - they're advanced here.