The proposal is aimed at reducing spending by $10.5 trillion over the coming decade, but the cuts seem likely to come with incalculable human, cultural, and societal costs.
Women's reproductive rights, never comfortably secure, are in clear and present danger under Trump's administration. Abortion is not a political football; it's a human right.
Joseph Neff is an investigative reporter who joined The Raleigh News & Observer in 1992.
Neff is a graduate of Northwestern and Columbia universities.
Contact him at [email protected] or 919-829-4516