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Posted on 05/11/2011 10:54:30 AM PDT by julieee
Judge Doesn't Block Indiana Law De-funding Planned Parenthood
Indianapolis, IN -- A federal judge has declined a request by the Planned Parenthood abortion business to issue a temporary restraining order blocking a new state law Governor Mitch Daniels signed that yanks its taxpayer funding.
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Thank you, Lord Jesus. God bless Governor Daniels.
Judge Tanya Walton Pratt declined to issue the injunction while she takes more time to analyze the legal issues involved in the lawsuit. That type of decision is usually an indicator that the judge will eventually issue a ruling against the party bringing the lawsuit.
Sounds hopeful. I was expecting we'd have to fight the activist judiciary on this.
I can’t imagine what possible grounds PP could have to seek that injunction.
The funding provisions of the law are restricted to free standing abortion clinics. On the other hand, I’m not aware of any hospital in Indiana which performs abortions. Any Hoosiers have information on this?
Recent Obama appointee..
Pratt, Tanya Walton
Born 1959 in Indianapolis, IN
Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U. S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana
Nominated by Barack Obama on January 20, 2010, to a seat vacated by David F. Hamilton; Confirmed by the Senate on June 15, 2010, and received commission on June 15, 2010.
Spelman College, B.A., 1981
Howard University School of Law, J.D., 1984
Private practice, Indianapolis, Indiana, 1984-1996
Judge, criminal division, Marion Superior Court, Indianapolis, Indiana, 1997-2008, Judge, probate division, 2009-2010
Thanks, Mr. Lucky. Makes sense.
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