Politics Trump Expected To Sign Anti-Abortion Bill

18:26  13 april  2017
18:26  13 april  2017 Source:   NBC News

Judge plans to block abortion-restricting abortion rules

  Judge plans to block abortion-restricting abortion rules A federal judge says he will issue a preliminary injunction to block Missouri's abortion-restricting rules.In a memo issued Tuesday, U.S. District Judge Howard Sachs said his ruling will invalidate Missouri's requirement that doctors who perform abortions must have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals, and that clinics meet hospital-like standards for outpatient surgery.The injunction was sought by Planned Parenthood, which sued to block the restrictions in November. The U.S. Supreme Court struck down similar rules in Texas earlier last year.

That means the bill would effectively ban abortion in the state of Ohio. The law’s backers say the election of Donald Trump —and the promise that he’ll As of March, he had signed 17 anti - abortion measures into law in the state, including a 2011 bill banning most abortions after 20 weeks.

Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal is expected to sign into law a bill that may close at least three out of the state’s five abortion clinics. Anti - abortion bill awaits Jindal's signature. Trump signs measure undermining Internet privacy safeguards.

Image: Planned Parenthood South Austin Health Center following the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Austin © A Planned Parenthood facility in Austin, Texas. Image: Planned Parenthood South Austin Health Center following the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Austin

President Donald Trump is expected to sign legislation Thursday erasing an Obama-era rule that barred states from withholding federal family planning funds from Planned Parenthood and other abortion providers.

The rule was finalized shortly before Obama left office in January.

The legislation squeezed narrowly through the Senate last month after Vice President Mike Pence cast the tie-breaking vote.

It was passed using an obscure measure called the Congressional Review Act, which lets lawmakers undo regulations enacted in the last months of the Obama administration with just a majority vote.

Trump to sign two 'financial-related' executive orders: Sources .
President Donald Trump is expected to sign two "financial related" executive orders at the Treasury on Friday, sources said.The White House confirmed that one of the items will be a presidential memorandum on orderly liquidation authority, which allows regulators to seize and wind down a failing bank.

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