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Planned Parenthood Asks High Court's Help In Texas

AP | Posted 11.04.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — Planned Parenthood is asking the Supreme Court to place Texas' new abortion restrictions on hold. The group says in...

Laura Bassett

Texas Sued Over Abortion Law Wendy Davis Tried To Block

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 09.27.2013 | Politics

Three major civil liberties and women's groups filed a lawsuit on Friday against the new Texas abortion law that state Sen. Wendy Davis famously delay...

Planned Parenthood Settles Alleged Fraud Case

Reuters | Posted 09.23.2013 | Politics

By Jim Forsyth SAN ANTONIO, July 24 (Reuters) - Women's health group Planned Parenthood has agreed to pay the state of Texas $1.4 mil...

Laura Bassett

Planned Parenthood To Close Three Texas Clinics

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 07.19.2013 | Politics

Planned Parenthood on Wednesday informed staff at three of its facilities in Texas that they would be closing, according to people familiar with the d...

Laura Bassett

Hundreds Of Texans Stage 'Citizen's Filibuster' To Protest Abortion Bills

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 06.21.2013 | Politics

Hundreds of Texans gathered in the state capitol in Austin on Thursday night to stage a "citizen's filibuster" of two bills that would dramatically re...

This is What Happens When You Defund Planned Parenthood

Mother Jones | Posted 05.14.2013 | Politics

In the past two years, Texas legislators slashed funds for family planning and passed up $30 million a year in federal Medicaid money, largely to sque...

Perry's Battle Against Planned Parenthood Comes At Huge Cost To Texas

The New Republic | Posted 03.13.2013 | Politics

Since 2010, nine states have tried to strip funding from their local Planned Parenthood chapters. Not three years later, almost all of their schemes h...

Laura Bassett

Judge Rules Texas Can Defund Planned Parenthood

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 12.31.2012 | Politics

A district judge ruled on Monday that Texas can legally cut Planned Parenthood out of its new state-funded health program for women, which launches on...

Planned Parenthood Stays In Texas Program

AP | WILL WEISSERT | Posted 12.31.2012 | Politics

GEORGETOWN, Texas — Planned Parenthood will continue to receive funds from a joint Texas and federal program providing health care to low-income...

Texas Woman Searches For Health Care As State Officials Move To Defund Planned Parenthood

Posted 10.29.2012 | Politics

By Mary Tuma When Texas decided to exclude Planned Parenthood clinics from its Medicaid-funded women’s health care program, women like Crysta...

Perry Nabs Victory In Battle Against Planned Parenthood

Reuters | Posted 12.26.2012 | Politics

By Corrie MacLaggan AUSTIN, Texas, Oct 25 (Reuters) - A federal appeals court declined on Thursday to reconsider a ruling that would a...

It's Time to Mess With Texas

Sarah O'Leary | Posted 10.24.2012 | Impact
Sarah O'Leary

No one among us can change the politics or the politicians in Texas in time to avert this politically motivated, disastrous misjudgment. However, we can change the tide.

Texas Planned Parenthood Perseveres, For Now

AP | WILL WEISSERT and PAUL J. WEBER | Posted 10.22.2012 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas — Planned Parenthood said Wednesday that Texas clinics are operating like normal for now, even as state officials move to quickly ...

Court Deals Planned Parenthood A Blow

AP | WILL WEISSERT | Posted 08.22.2012 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas -- Texas officials are vowing to cut off funding for Planned Parenthood after a federal court sided with the state in a challenge over a...

Texas Ready To Sever Federal Funding For Women's Health Program

AP | CHRIS TOMLINSON | Posted 06.17.2012 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas — Texas officials have asked for more time to phase out federal funding for a women's health program after federal officials said ...

Stephanie Marcus

Planned Parenthood Turns Down $500,000 From Tucker Max

HuffingtonPost.com | Stephanie Marcus | Posted 04.04.2012 | Politics

After the Texas state legislature cut off Medicaid funds to Planned Parenthood Texas because it offers abortion services, the family planning organiza...

Laura Bassett

Texas Planned Parenthood Clinic Attacked With Molotov Cocktail

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 09.27.2011 | Politics

A McKinney, Texas, Planned Parenthood clinic that does not provide abortions was attacked with a Molotov cocktail late Tuesday night, causing a small ...

Laura Bassett

Texas GOP Takes Drastic Measures To Defund Planned Parenthood

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 08.28.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In an attempt to defund Planned Parenthood without breaking any federal rules, Texas lawmakers passed two measures this month that will ...