Republican Judge Issues Midnight Ruling Allowing Texas to Continue Blocking Planned Parenthood Funding

Remember yesterday when a federal court ruled that Texas's law designed to exclude Planned Parenthood from its Women's Health Program was unconstitutional? And remember how we were all like, Yay! Good news! Well, turn that upside down frown back upside down — the state of Texas has filed and been granted an emergency… »5/01/12 6:20pm5/01/12 6:20pm

Planned Parenthood Sues Over Unfair Exclusion from Texas Women's Health Program

After Texas governor Rick Perry opted to scrap the state's entire women's health program rather than provide any funding to Planned Parenthood, the health care provider is suing, claiming that the state's practices are discriminatory violations of the organization's right to free speech. Although thousands of bumper… »4/12/12 12:40pm4/12/12 12:40pm

Texas Sensibly Rejects Federal Funding That Would Provide Poor Women Medical Care

The state of Texas is poised to say "no thanks" to millions of dollars in federal money that was earmarked to provide 130,000 low-income women with health care — because they're in a standoff with the federal government over whether or not they should have to give any of it to Planned Parenthood. You know what happens… »2/24/12 3:40pm2/24/12 3:40pm