The Claremont vandalism is part of a flurry of attacks on Planned Parenthood facilities since the front group the Center for Medical Progress began its smear campaign in coordination with Republican lawmakers and extremist anti-choice groups.
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.
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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Planned Parenthood of the Heartland filed a lawsuit Friday, requesting a federal court overturn Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson’s directive to prevent the organization from participating in the state’s Medicaid program.
The lawsuit filed in federal court Friday says efforts to defund the reproductive health-care provider are politically motivated and violate federal law.
A federal lawsuit filed Tuesday seeks to blocks efforts by the Jindal administration to try and cut funding to Planned Parenthood health centers in the state.
William Kennedy is accused of removing signs from the Causeway Medical Clinic, an abortion clinic in Metairie, which is within the greater New Orleans metropolitan area.
Police charged William Kennedy, 27, with simple criminal damage to property and with committing a hate crime. If convicted of both, he could be sentenced to up to six months in prison and fined up to $500.
Recent attempts by Louisiana and Alabama to defund the reproductive health-care provider likely violate federal law.