Texas AG Ken Paxton's Office Asks Court Of Appeals To Allow State To Defund Planned ParenthoodOn behalf of Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton’s office, Solicitor General Kyle Hawkins presented oral arguments saying Medicaid recipients cannot use lawsuits to force taxpayer funding of Planned Parenthood.
Appeals Court Hears Texas Planned Parenthood Funding CaseThe issue of if and how states can cut off Medicaid funding for Planned Parenthood will once again be before a federal appeals court.
Appeals Court To Weigh Planned Parenthood's Texas CaseThe full 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will reconsider whether Texas can eliminate Planned Parenthood from the state Medicaid program.
Appeals Court: Texas Can Bar Planned Parenthood From MedicaidThe 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans issued the ruling that removes the preliminary injunction U.S. District Judge Sam Sparks of Austin imposed on the state nearly two years ago.
Justices Won't Hear States' Appeal Over Planned ParenthoodThe Supreme Court on Monday rejected appeals from Kansas and Louisiana in their effort to strip Medicaid money from Planned Parenthood.
Muted Reaction By 'Pro-Family' Groups To Family SeparationsEven as many religious organizations denounced the Trump administration's policy of separating immigrant families, some "pro-family" groups declined to join in the criticism.
Cecile Richards Stepping Down As Planned Parenthood LeaderCecile Richards, who led Planned Parenthood through 12 tumultuous years, says she is stepping down as president.
Trump Steps To Forefront Of Anti-Abortion MovementHe once called himself "pro-choice." But a year into his presidency, Donald Trump is stepping to the forefront of his administration's efforts to roll back abortion rights.
Texas Defends New Anti-Abortion Measures In CourtThe latest trial centers only on a new law Republican Gov. Greg Abbott signed in June that bans a second-trimester abortion procedure known as dilation and evacuation.
Texas Urges Reversal In Planned Parenthood Medicaid CaseKen Paxton is urging a federal appeals court to overturn an order halting the state from cutting Medicaid dollars to Planned Parenthood.
Bill Further Limiting Abortion Providers Clears Texas SenateCities and counties within Texas would not be allowed to partner with abortion providers such as Planned Parenthood under a bill that was approved by the Republican-controlled state Senate.