Women’s Health Program
With the Republican-led Texas legislature expected to pass new restrictions on abortions, Democrats believe the measure will be challenged in court.
Hundreds of activists have rallied outside the Texas Capitol for Planned Parenthood, one of the organizations most-vilified by conservative lawmakers inside the building.
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.
A Texas judge has ruled that the state may cut off funding to Planned Parenthood’s family planning programs for poor women.
A Texas judge is scheduled to decide whether Planned Parenthood may continue providing check-ups and birth control under the Women’s Health Program.
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.
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.
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.
Planned Parenthood will ask a state judge to extend an injunction against Texas banning its clinics from the Women’s Health Program.
Governor Rick Perry on Wednesday plans to promote the state’s new Women’s Health Program that excludes Planned Parenthood and starts on Thursday.
Cynthia Wilson of Dallas didn’t walk through the doors of a Planned Parenthood clinic looking for contraception
Texas is holding a public hearing on what its Women’s Health Program may look like after the federal government pulls funding amid a battle over Planned Parenthood.