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The Hill tells us:
President Trump has picked an anti-abortion advocate to lead federal family planning programs.
Teresa Manning, who has worked for the Family Research Council, will serve as the deputy assistant secretary for population affairs at the Department of Health and Human Services, The Hill confirmed Monday. The news was first reported by Politico.
…“We are at the lowest rate of unintended pregnancy in 30 years and a historic low for teen pregnancy because of access to birth control. Someone who promotes myths about birth control and reproductive care should not be in charge of the office that is responsible for family planning at HHS,” Laguens said in a statement.