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Three key Trump challenges to transgender and abortion rights

The debate on transgender and abortion protections has percolated in recent months as a challenge to the Affordable Healthcare Act awaits a ruling, a workplace discrimination case focused on transgender rights sits before the Supreme Court and multiple state abortion restrictions make their way through the courts.

Supreme Court eyes abortion challenges ahead of 2020

As the Supreme Court justices prepare to take their seats next week to start a new term, they will meet behind closed doors Tuesday to discuss how they'll handle one of the most explosive issues running into the 2020 election: Abortion.

Planned Parenthood may reject fed funds

The 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday denied Planned Parenthood's request to reverse its order allowing the Trump administration's Title X abortion clinic-referral restriction to go into effect -- a blow for abortion rights activists after the organization threatened to pull out of the federal family-planning program over the rule.

9th Circuit allows abortion clinic referral restrictions to take effect

A three-judge panel of the 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in favor of the Trump administration on Thursday, temporarily allowing revised regulations to go into effect that prohibit taxpayer-funded family planning clinics from talking about abortion with patients or referring patients to abortion providers.