Texas judge refuses to stop Texas' Planned Parenthood defunding ahead of trial

Published on January 3, 2013 at 12:40 AM · No Comments

A state district court ruled Monday that Texas' Women's Health Program can go forward without Planned Parenthood until a Jan. 11 trial is held in which the organization is challenging the state's rule excluding it from the new health care program for women.

The Texas Tribune: Judge: Texas WHP Can Proceed Without Planned Parenthood
A state district judge on Monday refused to grant a temporary restraining order allowing Planned Parenthood clinics to participate in the Texas Women's Health Program. The Jan. 1 launch of the program can proceed as planned, the judge ruled, until a trial challenging the state's rule excluding Planned Parenthood is held on Jan. 11 (Aaronson, 12/31).

The Hill's Healthwatch: Judge: Texas Can Defund Planned Parenthood
A district judge ruled Monday that Texas can exclude Planned Parenthood from its new health care program for poor women (Viebeck, 12/31).

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