Abortion Mill Alert: Judge allows ban on funds to Planned Parenthood

Published on January 1, 2013

Screen Shot 2013-01-01 at 10.28.37 AMTexas 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 funding if they advocate for abortion rights, attorney general spokeswoman Lauren Bean said.

The state has long banned the use of state funds for abortion, but had continued to reimburse Planned Parenthood clinics for providing basic health care to poor women through the state’s Women’s Health Program. The program provides check-ups and birth control to 110,000 poor women a year, and Planned Parenthood clinics were treating 48,000 of them.

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