Trump Admin Enacts Tighter Abortion Restrictions Effective Immediately

The Trump administration enacted tighter abortion restrictions on Monday, which prohibits federally funded clinics from referring women for abortions.

Effective immediately, family planning clinics that are funded by taxpayers must stop referring women for abortions, the Trump administration said Monday. The Health and Human Services (HHS) Department formally notified clinics that it will begin enforcing the ban on abortion referrals, along with a requirement that clinics maintain separate finances from facilities that provide abortions.

HHS issued the notification ahead of a planned conference Tuesday with the clinics. In addition to the rule on separate finances, another requirement that both kinds of facilities cannot be under the same roof will take effect next year.

Continue reading the full article at CBS News.

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