KFF Poll: Most Americans Oppose the Changes to Restrict Title X Family Planning Funds

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Kaiser Family Foundation - Rakesh Singh & Craig Palosky

A new KFF poll of the public’s views on reproductive health issues finds most Americans, including majorities of women of reproductive age, are concerned that access to women’s reproductive health and preventive care services may be limited by the Trump administration’s changes to Title X, the nation’s federal family planning program.

The poll examines the public’s views of major regulatory changes to the Title X program, which funds nearly 4,000 clinics nationally to pay for family planning and other preventive services to lower-income women. Originally set to take effect today but blocked by national injunctions issued by multiple federal judges, the new regulations would prohibit federal funding to any family planning clinic that also provides abortion services or referrals, even though none of the funds could be used for abortions.

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