Arkansas will challenge decision barring state from cutting off funds to Planned Parenthood

By Dave Andrusko On Monday Arkansas Solicitor General Lee P. Rudofsky filed a notice of appeal saying the state intends to appeal U.S. District Judge Kristine Baker’s preliminary injunction that prevents Arkansas from cutting state funding of Planned Parenthood. Her decision was limited to three “Jane Does.” On Friday Judge Baker had imposed the injunction …

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Federal Judge orders Kansas to pay clinic that joined Planned Parenthood suit

By Kathy Ostrowski, Kansans for Life Legislative Director Shortly after Tuesday’s 45-minute hearing, federal district Judge Thomas Marten issued a funding order for the ACLU-represented Dodge City Family Planning (DCFP) clinic. DCFP had asked for $40,000, plus attorney fees. Last week, Marten permitted DCFP to join Planned Parenthood’s lawsuit to halt the new Kansas budget …

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Judge Hears Final Arguments In Indiana Funding Law

By Dave Andrusko U.S. District Judge Tanya Walton Pratt of the Southern District of Indiana received final briefs Tuesday in a suit brought by Planned Parenthood of Indiana (PPI) against a new state law that denies state-directed funding for businesses and organizations performing abortions, except for hospitals or ambulatory surgical centers. The lawsuit is separate …

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Nashville’s Planned Parenthood Defunded for 2012, Funding for Memphis Affiliate Still Undecided

Pro-Life Tennesseans Should Thank Governor Haslam for Partial Victory, Encourage His Administration to Stand Firm in Defending Life Editor’s note. Yesterday we wrote about funding battles in Tennessee . Today we’re running this alert from Tennessee Right to Life (TRL). While many media reports claim that the longtime TRL goal of defunding Tennessee’s two Planned …

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