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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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Abortion Fund Leaders Are Telling Our Stories to Spark Change, End Hyde

Our stories will be what makes the difference for these legislators.

Our stories will be what makes the difference for these legislators.

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Ohio GOP Passes Bill to Defund Planned Parenthood

The bill was passed by the state senate with a 23-10 vote along partisan lines, after Republican lawmakers cancelled a scheduled hearing on the legislation to hurry the bill to the floor for a vote.

The bill was passed by the state senate with a 23-10 vote along partisan lines, after Republican lawmakers cancelled a scheduled hearing on the legislation to hurry the bill to the floor for a vote.

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Texas Agency Bans Planned Parenthood From Medicaid

Texas Health and Human Services Commission Inspector General Stuart Bowen issued a letter Monday to Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast, informing the organization that he was ending its participation in the state's Medicaid program.

Texas Health and Human Services Commission Inspector General Stuart Bowen issued a letter Monday to Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast, informing the organization that he was ending its participation in the state’s Medicaid program.

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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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The Day I Learned Aborted Fetuses Aren’t People

If we are truly to defend access to abortion, and the personhood of pregnant people, we have to be able to say, unequivocally, that the aborted fetus is not a person.

If we are truly to defend access to abortion, and the personhood of pregnant people, we have to be able to say, unequivocally, that the aborted fetus is not a person.

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Democratic Candidates Diverge on Health Care, Rally Around Family Leave

Each of the five Democratic presidential candidates supported the Affordable Care Act, but one candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), said he would go a step beyond Obamacare if he won the presidency.

Each of the five Democratic presidential candidates has supported the Affordable Care Act, but one candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), said during Tuesday’s debate he would go a step beyond Obamacare if he won the presidency.

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Iowa Hands Over Medicaid to Companies With Troubled Histories

Critics of the privatization scheme point to other states that have handed over Medicaid to health care companies only to watch Medicaid waiting lists grow and service dwindle.

Critics of the privatization scheme point to other states that have handed over Medicaid to health-care companies only to watch Medicaid waiting lists grow and service dwindle.

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Arkansas Urges Roberts Court to Rethink ‘Roe’

It's time to re-think the fundamental idea that states do not have the power to ban abortions prior to viability, the State of Arkansas argues.

It’s time to rethink the fundamental idea that states do not have the power to ban abortions prior to viability, the State of Arkansas argues.

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Texas Attorney General’s Office Shrugs at Impact of HB 2 on Abortion Care

In a brief submitted to the Roberts Court, the State of Texas could barely be bothered to muster up a defense of some of the most devastating abortion restrictions in the country.

In a brief submitted to the Roberts Court, the State of Texas could barely be bothered to muster up a defense of some of the most devastating abortion restrictions in the country.

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