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U.S. judge blocks cuts to teen pregnancy prevention grants (Reuters)

A federal judge has blocked President Donald Trump’s administration from terminating grants issued through a teen pregnancy prevention program, marking the third time in a week that a court has held that the administration’s 2017 decision was unlawful.

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Judge Rules in Favor of City Health Department (WYPR)

A federal judge has ruled that the US Department of Health and Human Services unlawfully cut short a grant to the city’s health department by two years.

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Judge sides with Baltimore in suit over grant funding (AP)

A judge has sided with Baltimore over the federal government in a fight over funding for the nationwide Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program.

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Baltimore wins suit against feds over teen pregnancy prevention funding (Baltimore Business Journal)

Federal funding for Baltimore's Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program could be safe, following a court win on Wednesday.

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Feds must process Baltimore teen pregnancy prevention grant renewal, judge rules (The Daily Record)

A federal judge has ordered the Department of Health and Human Services to process Baltimore’s application to renew funding for teen pregnancy prevention initiatives, finding the early termination of the five-year grant did not follow agency protocol.

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Judge rules in Baltimore's favor in suit over federal cuts to teen pregnancy prevention program (Baltimore Sun)

A federal judge ruled in favor of the city of Baltimore and a national nonprofit based here that aims to reduce teen pregnancy rates, after they sued over cuts to the program’s federal funding.

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Baltimore wins lawsuit over federal cuts to teen pregnancy prevention programs (Modern Healthcare)

The city of Baltimore won a lawsuit against HHS over its federal funding cuts to teen pregnancy prevention programs, city Health Commissioner Dr. Leana Wen learned Wednesday while speaking at Modern Healthcare's symposium on opioids. 

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Third judge rules against Trump admin on cuts to teen pregnancy program (The Hill)

The Trump administration was handed another loss Wednesday evening in a case surrounding its abrupt cuts to grants for organizations participating in a federal teen pregnancy prevention program.

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Dr. Wen Responds to Ruling in Baltimore’s Teen Pregnancy Prevention Lawsuit Against Trump Administration

BALTIMORE MD (APRIL 27, 2018) - Yesterday, Judge Catherine Blake of the US District Court for the District of Maryland ruled in Baltimore City’s favor in its Teen Pregnancy Prevent

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New Trump teen pregnancy approach stresses abstinence (NBC)

The Trump administration has published its new plan for fighting teen pregnancy and its message to teens is clear: don’t have sex. 

"Why should our communities be asking for another grant when we don’t even know the reason why our grant was terminated?” asked Dr. Leana Wen, the Baltimore City Health Commissioner who is part of the lawsuit against HHS.

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