Attorney General Greg Abbott has filed yet another lawsuit against the federal government, this one, no surprise, over the Women's Health Program. He argues that the feds' decision to cut off funding is unconstitutional, and that they are trying to force states "into awarding taxpayer subsidies to elective abortion providers."Full Story
The Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA), commonly known as Planned Parenthood, is the U.S. branch — and founding member — of the International Planned Parenthood Federation.
Planned Parenthood is organized into 79 affiliates that operate nearly 800 clinics in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Its president is Cecile Richards, daughter of former Texas Gov. Ann Richards.
"We're having to spend a lot of money and time protecting our right to make sovereign decisions from this administration," Perry said during a Fox News interview.Full Story
Federal health officials announced Thursday what state leaders have predicted for weeks: that they are halting funding for Texas' Women's Health Program.Full Story