Women’s Health Program

File photo of a Planned Parenthood clinic. (credit: JOYCE NALTCHAYAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Texas Judge Allows Ban On Planned Parenthood Funds For Poor Women

A Texas judge has ruled that the state may cut off funding to Planned Parenthood’s family planning programs for poor women.


Several groups are pleading with Texas officials to keep funding to clinics offering abortions. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Emotional Groups Plea To Keep Planned Parenthood Funding

State lawmakers, hospital system administrators and dozens of women urged Texas officials Tuesday not to sever funding to Planned Parenthood under a law barring state support for clinics affiliated with abortion providers.


Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., speaks during a press conference at a Planned Parenthood Clinic on Feb. 3, 2012 in Seattle, Wash. (credit: Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

Federal Appeals Court Rules Texas Can Cut Off Planned Parenthood Funds

Texas officials are vowing to cut off funding for Planned Parenthood after a federal court sided with the state in a challenge over a new law that bans clinics affiliated with abortion providers from getting money through a health program for low-income women.


Pro-choice supporters and members of Planned Parenthood at a rally. (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Judge Blocks Texas From Preventing Planned Parenthood To Get State Funds

A federal judge on Monday stopped Texas from preventing Planned Parenthood from getting state funds through the Women’s Health Program.


File photo of Texas Gov. Rick Perry. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Texas Drops Federal Funding For Women’s Health Program

Texas officials have asked for more time to phase out federal funding for a women’s health program after federal officials said it was illegal for the state to ban Planned Parenthood from participating in it, according to documents released Tuesday.