Planned Parenthood Sues Texas Over "Affiliate Ban Rule"

A Travis County district judge on Friday issued a temporary restraining order that allows Planned Parenthood to remain a part of the federally funded Women's Health Program in Texas, just one day after a federal appeals court rejected the health care provider's efforts. 

State District Judge Amy Clark-Meachum's order came in response to a lawsuit Planned Parenthood filed Friday in state court, arguing that Texas' plan to ban the organization from the Women's Health Program is invalid.

Despite the restraining order, Texas Health and Human Services Commission officials said the agency will continue with ...

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