In the battle between state leaders and the Obama administration over Texas’ decision to oust health care providers affilated with abortion clinics from the Women’s Health Program, neither side should be blindsided. The seeds of discontent were planted years ago.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