Skip to comments.Texas Can Ban Planned Parenthood From Health Program After Court Decision
Posted on 10/26/2012 8:30:55 PM PDT by Steelfish
Texas Can Ban Planned Parenthood From Health Program After Court Decision
Tina Burnside October 26
(CNN) -- Texas won another battle against Planned Parenthood this week. A federal appeals court, on Thursday, refused to grant another hearing to the organization, a decision that stops the organization's fight against Texas' effort to ban state funding for Planned Parenthood affiliates.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry applauded the decision, by the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals.
"Today's ruling affirms yet again that in Texas the Women's Health Program has no obligation to fund Planned Parenthood and other organizations that perform or promote abortion. In Texas we choose life, and we will immediately begin defunding all abortion affiliates to honor and uphold that choice," Perry said.
The decision continues a legal struggle that has been going on for months.
The Texas Women's Health Program provides about 130,000 low-income women with family planning exams, related health screenings and contraception.
Texas opposed government funding for Planned Parenthood clinics because the organization provides abortions
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Texans just don’t jump because some Federal numbnuts decide to tell us how to live.
I noticed in the Abilene Reporter News the other day the front page had an article about the area Planned Parenthood clinic closing. Progress.
Sounds bueno to me.
Good for Perry.
Ten days. Just ten days. :’) Thanks Steelfish.
God bless and keep you, Governor Perry.