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Federal Appeals Court Rules Texas Can Cut Off Planned Parenthood Funding

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The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals lifted an injuction barring the state from defunding local Planned Parenthood clinics and their affiliates while a trial challening that funding ban moves forward.

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Will Low-Income Women in Texas Find Care Without Planned Parenthood? An Analysis of the System Says the Answer is No

Texas’ new state-only funded Women’s Health Program, built expressly to exclude Planned Parenthood from participation, has launched a website that’s meant to help low-income women find health care providers. But does it work? And is the capacity there to fill the need? Our analysis indicates the answer is no.

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Texas GOP Staffer Quits Over Draconian Cuts to Women’s Health Care, Speaks At Rally

Hundreds of supporters gathered in Austin, Texas tonight to protest planned cuts effectively demolishing the health program for low-income and poor women in the state. A GOP staffer who quit over the cuts spoke at the rally.

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