Judge Blocks Texas Cutting Medicaid To Planned ParenthoodAn injunction issued by U.S. District Sam Sparks of Austin comes after he delayed making decision in January and essentially bought Planned Parenthood an extra month in the state's Medicaid program.
Anti-Abortion Activists, Counter Protesters Rally Around USAnti-abortion activists emboldened by the new administration of President Donald Trump staged rallies around the country Saturday calling for the federal government to cut off payments to Planned Parenthood, but in some cities counter-protests dwarfed the demonstrations.
Texas Blocked From Cutting Planned Parenthood FundsTexas was temporarily blocked Thursday from ousting Planned Parenthood from the state's Medicaid program over secretly recorded videos taken by anti-abortion activists in 2015.
Judge: Planned Parenthood Videos In Medicaid Fight 'Baloney'A federal judge deciding whether Texas can oust Planned Parenthood from the state's Medicaid program says rehashing secretly recorded videos from 2015 amounts to "baloney."
House Speaker Ryan Promises To 'Defund' Planned ParenthoodHouse Speaker Paul Ryan says upcoming legislation to repeal the health care law would cut off taxpayer money to Planned Parenthood.
Texas Gives Planned Parenthood Notice Of Medicaid OusterPlanned Parenthood responded Tuesday by saying it will also ask a court to stop Texas from defunding clinics in January.
Rule Requiring Burial Of Fetal Remains Takes Effect In 3 WeeksIn Texas, despite the recent rebuff by the Supreme Court, new restrictions are in the offing. One new rule — requiring the cremation or burial of fetal remains — is scheduled to take effect in three weeks.
New Restrictions On Abortion Proposed In TexasThe issue is one of Lt. Governor Dan Patrick's top ten legislative priorities for the upcoming session that begins at the State Capitol on January 10.
Texas Women's Health Program Adds Abortion Opponent's GroupA revamped women's health program in Texas that ousted Planned Parenthood is giving a $1.6 million state contract to the nonprofit of an anti-abortion activist, who state officials said Wednesday submitted a "robust" proposal for helping low-income women in rural areas.
Last Charge Dropped Against Anti-Abortion Duo Behind VideosA Texas judge has dismissed the last remaining charge against two California anti-abortion activists who made undercover videos of themselves trying to buy fetal tissue from Planned Parenthood.
Anti-Abortion Activist's Human Organ Purchase Charge DroppedA misdemeanor charge accusing an anti-abortion activist of trying to buy human organs while making an undercover video looking into Planned Parenthood practices was dismissed.
Senators Summon Planned Parenthood CEO Over SubpoenaLawmakers have voted to summon the CEO of a regional Planned Parenthood to explain why she should not be held in contempt of the state Senate for defying a subpoena that demanded documents on how the organization handles fetal remains.