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Women's health, patients' rights, and Planned Parenthood funding may be headed to the Supreme Court

Wednesday federal court ruling against Planned Parenthood has been subsumed by all things Trump this week, but it needs to be highlighted again. In a radical departure from court precedent, the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the state of Arkansas could prevent Medicaid enrollees from getting health care at Planned Parenthood clinics. This is in conflict with the federal Medicaid statute as well as every other federal court's ruling, and that's where it's dangerous writes Mother Jones' Hannah Levintov.
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