FED Appeals court rules Texas can cut off funds to Planned Parenthood

5 posts / 0 new

At least until it goes further up the chain.

mjolnir's picture
mjolnir
Joined:
Mar. 3, 2011 12:42 pm

Comments

It would be nice if a Federal court ruled that the US can cut off funds to Texas.

JTaylor's picture
JTaylor
Joined:
Mar. 19, 2012 2:04 pm
Quote JTaylor:

It would be nice if a Federal court ruled that the US can cut off funds to Texas.

Where does the US get the funds in the 1st place?

LysanderSpooner's picture
LysanderSpooner
Joined:
Jul. 31, 2007 4:01 pm

http://america.aljazeera.com/articles/2014/3/25/kansas-can-stripplannedp...

"A federal appeals court on Tuesday ruled that Kansas can strip two Planned Parenthood clinics of federal family planning money while the organization moves forward with its legal challenge of a state law it says is retaliation for its advocacy of abortion rights.

Kansas is among several conservative states that have sought in recent years to strip Planned Parenthood of funding. At issue in Tuesday's ruling is money distributed to states under Title X, a federally financed family planning program. The Title X money targets low-income individuals seeking reproductive services such as birth control, pregnancy testing, cancer screenings and treatment for sexually transmitted diseases. It cannot be used for abortions." March 25, 2014 5:25PM ET

mjolnir's picture
mjolnir
Joined:
Mar. 3, 2011 12:42 pm

I do not understand the Republicans. They seem to want more children brought into the world that in 18 years will vote against them.

Legend
Joined:
Nov. 27, 2012 7:46 am

Latest Headlines

Who rejected United States-North Korea peace talks?

There were conflicting reports on Sunday regarding a recent proposal for United States-North Korea peace talks which was allegedly made before North Korea"s recent nuclear test

U.K. Pound Falls As Markets Get Brexit Jitters

Bloomberg said on Monday the pound had sustained its biggest fall against the dollar in 11 months

Clinton: I'll defend Israel but push for 'two-state solution

Hillary Clinton believes both Republican candidates Donald Trump and Ted Cruz "missed the mark" with their approach to the Israel-Palestinian Arab conflict

State-Owned Bank of North Dakota is a HUGE Success!

In 2014, the state Bank of North Dakota was more profitable than Goldman Sachs and J.P. Morgan Chase. And, that's why every state should own their own depository institution.

Most people attributed the Bank of North Dakota's success with the oil boom in the region, but their latest report shows that last year was their most profitable year ever, despite the fact that their state's oil boom has become an oil bust.

Powered by Pressflow, an open source content management system