The decision keeps in place an early ruling preventing the former Jindal administration from enforcing a Texas-style clinic shutdown law.
Missouri lawmakers, for example, have pre-filed at least seven bills to restrict reproductive rights.
The ruling is the latest effort by federal courts to protect the reproductive health-care provider from Republican political attacks.
Ted Cruz welcomed an endorsement from one of the country’s most radical anti-choice activists, a new report revealed Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s aides played a key role in creating stringent anti-choice measures in the state, and Donald Trump sounded off on defunding Planned Parenthood.
Jindal’s departure from the race comes as the candidate has consistently struggled to pull in the funds and support needed to make a serious run for the White House.
Louisiana’s highly anticipated gubernatorial runoff election is making waves as a Democrat in the Deep South threatens Republicans’ hold on the governor’s seat. But whatever his politics, should he win, Rep. Edwards would still be no friend to reproductive health in the state.
Conference organizers announced that more than 1,600 people are expected to attend the National Religious Liberties Conference, which will include scheduled appearances by Ted Cruz, Mike Huckabee, and Bobby Jindal—all strident opponents of abortion rights.
A federal court ruled Thursday that state Medicaid funding for Planned Parenthood affiliates must continue despite efforts by the Jindal administration to block the funds.
Most people would consider it unusual to pick a corrections facility if they were in the market for a breast exam. But that’s exactly what is suggested by a new website launched last month by 17 of the nation’s most prominent 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.