Texas’ Women’s Health Program

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Texas Senate Prepares Final Vote On Abortion Bill

The Texas Senate was poised to cast a final vote on tough new abortion restrictions after a committee approved the measure Thursday, and top Republicans and Democrats acknowledged there is little to stop it from becoming law this time.

07/11/2013

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Texas Clergy Call For More Women’s Health Funding

More than 370 members of the clergy asked the Texas Legislature to boost funding for women’s health programs. Leaders of Methodist, Buddhist, Presbyterian, Jewish, Baptist and Unitarian congregations lobbied lawmakers for more spending.

03/04/2013

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Planned Parenthood Loses Appeal To Participate In Texas Women’s Health Program

A Texas judge has denied Planned Parenthood’s latest attempt to rejoin the state’s health program that excludes providers that support abortion rights.

01/11/2013

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State Says Needs Of New Women’s Health Program Can Be Met

The Texas Health and Human Services Commission has signed up more than enough doctors to treat the poor women who depended on Planned Parenthood for family planning services and check-ups.

01/07/2013

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Planned Parenthood Patients Confused By New Texas Women’s Health Plan

The new Texas Women’s Health Plan is up and running, but without Planned Parenthood providers. And many clients now find themselves confused about the process that’s forced them to find new doctors.

CBS 11–01/02/2013

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Judge Rules Against Texas In Women’s Care Dispute

Texas’ request to force the U.S. Health and Human Services to continue funding its Women’s Health Program was denied Friday, as a judge sided with federal authorities who say the state’s exclusion of Planned Parenthood violates HHS guidelines.

12/21/2012

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Texas Women’s Health Program Dispute Back In Court

A federal judge is set to hear arguments on whether the federal Health and Human Services should be allowed to cut off funding to Texas’ Women’s Health Program in a battle over abortion.

12/21/2012

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Judge Continues Planned Parenthood Injunction

Texas District Judge Steve Yelenosky has issued an injunction that will keep Planned Parenthood in the Women’s Health Program pending resolution of their lawsuit.

11/08/2012

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Judge Considering Planned Parenthood Injunction

Planned Parenthood will ask a state judge to extend an injunction against Texas banning its clinics from the Women’s Health Program.

11/08/2012

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Planned Parenthood Files Another Women’s Health Lawsuit

One day after losing in a federal appeals court the Planned Parenthood, Women’s Health Program battle continues. Today Planned Parenthood filed suit against the state, claiming the Affiliate Ban Rule violates state law.

CBSDFW.COM–10/26/2012

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Texas Doctors Object To Abortion Counseling Rule

Texas medical groups object to a proposed rule for the state Women’s Health Program that would ban abortion counseling, calling it a “gag order” on doctors.

08/07/2012

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Court Reviews Texas Planned Parenthood Funding Ban

An attorney for the state argued Thursday that a federal judge improperly barred Texas from enforcing a new rule excluding Planned Parenthood clinics from participating in a taxpayer-funded women’s health program.

06/07/2012

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