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Judge Orders Alabama to Reinstate Planned Parenthood Medicaid Funding

Wednesday's ruling is the latest loss for GOP lawmakers trying to defund the reproductive health-care provider from state-run Medicaid programs.

Wednesday’s ruling is the latest loss for GOP lawmakers trying to defund the reproductive health-care provider from state-run Medicaid programs.

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Jindal Administration’s Attack on Planned Parenthood Funds Blocked

Monday's order is the latest federal court ruling pushing back against GOP efforts to defund Planned Parenthood facilities in the wake of this summer's release of heavily edited videos alleging Planned Parenthood violated federal law by selling fetal tissue.

Monday’s order is the latest federal court ruling pushing back against GOP efforts to defund Planned Parenthood facilities in the wake of this summer’s release of heavily edited videos alleging Planned Parenthood violated federal law by selling fetal tissue.

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Alabama Judges Use Jim Crow-Era Law to Halt Same-Sex Marriage Licenses

A state law passed in 1961 makes the issuance of marriage licenses optional rather than mandatory.

A state law passed in 1961 makes the issuance of marriage licenses optional rather than mandatory.

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Voting in Alabama May Have Gotten Even More Difficult for Black Residents

It’s hard not to see this decision to eliminate 31 driver’s license satellite offices as intentionally burdening already-burdened people.

It’s hard not to see this decision to eliminate 31 driver’s license satellite offices as intentionally burdening already-burdened people.

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Arkansas Planned Parenthood Clinics Stay Funded for Now

A ruling on Friday keeps state funding available for Planned Parenthood clinics until October 2 as Republicans try to defund the health-care organization.

A ruling on Friday keeps state funding available for Planned Parenthood clinics until October 2 as Republicans try to defund the health-care organization.

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Alabama Supreme Court Won’t Recognize Adoption by Lesbian Mother

A decision Friday radically departs from the legal tradition of states recognizing court rulings from other states within their borders.

A decision Friday radically departs from the legal tradition of states recognizing court rulings from other states within their borders.

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Feminist Students Revolt Against Dress Code Enforcements That ‘Punish’ Girls

Last week, 82 boy and girl Grissom High School students, ranging in age from freshmen to seniors, defied the dress code by wearing leggings, jeans with holes along the thigh, and tank tops in a “Stand Against the Dress Code” action.

Last week, 82 boy and girl Grissom High School students, ranging in age from freshmen to seniors, defied the dress code by wearing leggings, jeans with holes along the thigh, and tank tops in a “Stand Against the Dress Code” action.

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Advocates Sue to Keep Medicaid Funding for Alabama Planned Parenthood Centers

The lawsuit filed in federal court Friday says efforts to defund the reproductive health-care provider are politically motivated and violate federal law.

The lawsuit filed in federal court Friday says efforts to defund the reproductive health-care provider are politically motivated and violate federal law.

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Tuscaloosa Abortion Clinic Can Reopen, Federal Court Rules

A ruling Thursday temporarily blocks the state from enforcing TRAP provisions against the sole provider in the area.

A ruling Thursday temporarily blocks the state from enforcing TRAP provisions against the sole provider in the area.

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Obama Administration Warns States Defunding Planned Parenthood Likely Is Illegal

Recent attempts by Louisiana and Alabama to defund the reproductive health-care provider likely violate federal law.

Recent attempts by Louisiana and Alabama to defund the reproductive health-care provider likely violate federal law.

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