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Today’s Lady News: Judge Rules Texas Can’t Withhold Funding From Planned Parenthood

A federal judge ruled today that a new Texas law banning Planned Parenthood from receiving state funds through its Women’s Health Program — so targeted because it provides abortion services in addition to cancer screenings, etc. — is unconstitutional. In his ruling, the judge noted, “The court is particularly influenced by the potential for immediate [...]
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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

Texas Woman Asks For A Public Hearing About State’s Cuts To Planned Parenthood

US Politics / Liberal : Think Progress (2 years ago)

Texas is at risk of losing $40 million in Medicaid funding because the state health commissioner signed a rule banning Planned Parenthood or any abortion provider from participating in Medicaid’s Women’s Health Program, even though ... Read Post

Federal appeals court to let Texas cut off Planned Parenthood funding

US Politics / Liberal : AmericaBlog.com (2 years ago)

The Republican war on women continues. A federal appeals court ruled late Tuesday that Texas can cut off funding for Planned Parenthood clinics that provide health services to low-income women before a trial over a new law that bans... Read Post


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