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Finally, Some Good News About Planned Parenthood and Texas [Planned Parenthood]

Captain Justice, a superhero I just made up, has prevailed for now in the battle for women's health in Texas. Today, a judge ruled that a state law explicitly excluding Planned Parenthood from receiving funds from the Women's Health Program is unconstitutional, as it violates Planned Parenthood's free speech rights. Unfortunately, the Lone Star State will probably just shut down the whole Women's Health Program, anyway, because nothing is more important than proving a political point, not even women's health.
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Judge: Texas can't ban Planned Parenthood from health program

News : Field Notes (3 years ago)

A federal judge on Monday blocked a Texas law that would have excluded Planned Parenthood from participating in the state's women's health program. U.S. District Judge Lee Yeakel ruled Monday there is sufficient evidence the state l... Read Post

Texas judge OKs ban on Planned Parenthood funding

News : Field Notes (2 years ago)

Texas can cut off funding to Planned Parenthood's family planning programs for poor women, a state judge ruled Monday. Judge Gary Harger said that Texas may exclude otherwise qualified doctors and clinics from receiving state fundin... Read Post

Republican Judge Issues Midnight Ruling Allowing Texas to Continue Blocking Planned Parenthood Funding [Planned Parenthood]

Pop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel (3 years ago)

Remember yesterday when a federal court ruled that Texas's law designed to exclude Planned Parenthood from its Women's Health Program was unconstitutional? And remember how we were all like, Yay! Good news! Well, turn that upside do... Read Post


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