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Pelosi Sends Letter to Secretary Azar Urging Withdrawal of HHS Title X ‘Gag Rule’ Which Severely Rolls Back Women’s Access to Health Care

 San Francisco – Last night, Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi sent a letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, urging the immediate withdrawal of the Trump Administration’s proposed Title X ‘gag rule’ which would allow ideology and politics – not science – to determine the information and the health care that a woman receives from her doctor.  Leader Pelosi’s letter, also submitted as a comment on the proposed HHS rule, comes as many Members of Congress have raised questions about the Title X ‘gag rule’ and have pointed out that it does not reflect Congressional intent for Title X.  

Pelosi Statement on Facebook Announcement

“Facebook must immediately provide Members of Congress with a comprehensive briefing on these critical developments.  Their latest announcement confirms the long-standing findings of the U.S. Intelligence Community and national security experts: that Russia is actively utilizing social media in a coordinated effort to sow discord among the American people and undermine our democracy. 

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