Who is Scott Lloyd?
Lloyd has spent his legal career dedicated to preventing access to reproductive and sexual health care, especially abortion. After joining the refugee office, he immediately enforced a policy designed to block young undocumented women from access to safe, legal abortion.
Despite the charge of his office, Lloyd has no prior experience working with refugees.ACLU
He considered forcing a young undocumented woman to undergo a controversial, experimental treatment that is not scientifically approved to "reverse" an abortion already in progress.The Guardian
He monitors women’s bodies with a weekly spreadsheet with updates on every pregnant teenager in the office’s custody.Vice
I suggest that the American people make a deal with women: So long as you are using the condom, pill or patch I am providing with my [Title X] money, you are going to promise not to have an abortion if [it] fails.”
Director of the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR)
He’s been ordered by the courts to stop unconstitutionally controlling women’s bodies, following an ACLU lawsuit charging his office with denying many young undocumented immigrants access to abortion.ACLU
He previously served on the board of an anti-abortion counseling center, which often gives women inaccurate information about birth control and abortion.The Hill
U.S. Department of Health and Services (HHS)
HHS is charged with protecting the health of all Americans. The Trump-Pence administration has reshaped HHS to roll back reproductive rights and limit access to health care.