California Sues Trump Administration Over Abortion 'Gag Rule'

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Pro-choice activists, politicians and others associated with Planned Parenthood gather for a news conference and demonstration at City Hall against the Trump administrations title X rule change on February 25, 2019 in New York City. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra sued the Trump Administration Monday in hopes to block new rules that ban clinics that receive federal family planning money from offering abortions or referring women to abortion services. Twenty other states say they will also file suit over the change to Title X, the federally funded program for family planning. Forum discusses the suit and the broader legal fights over reproductive rights.

Guests:

Maggy Krell, chief legal counsel, California Planned Parenthood

Brad Dacus, constitutional attorney; president, Pacific Justice Institute

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