HomeLatest ThreadsGreatest ThreadsForums & GroupsMy SubscriptionsMy Posts
DU Home » Latest Threads » Forums & Groups » Main » Latest Breaking News (Forum) » BREAKING: Federal Judge B...
Introducing Discussionist: A new forum by the creators of DU

Fri Oct 19, 2012, 08:19 PM

BREAKING: Federal Judge Blocks Arizona Law That Bars Funding to Planned Parenthood

Source: Reuters

Judge blocks Arizona law that bars funding to Planned Parenthood
Reuters – 10 mins ago

PHOENIX (Reuters) - A federal judge barred Arizona on Friday from applying a new law that bars Planned Parenthood's health clinics from receiving money through the state because the organization also performs abortions.

District Court Neil Wake granted a temporary injunction to Planned Parenthood, which had sued Arizona to block the law in July. He denied the state's motion to dismiss the case.

Read more: http://news.yahoo.com/judge-blocks-arizona-law-bars-funding-planned-parenthood-002128026.html



AP: http://www.azcentral.com/news/politics/free/20121019arizona-planned-parenthood-ruling-funding.html

Judge bars Arizona action against Planned Parenthood

By Paul Davenport
Associated Press
Fri Oct 19, 2012 4:08 PM

- snip -

The preliminary injunction issued Friday by U.S. District Judge Neil Wake bars the state from applying a new state anti-abortion law to Planned Parenthood Arizona and a physician with his own practice.

The law was enacted earlier this year but it hasn’t been implemented.

Arizona already bars public funding for most abortions, but the new law would go beyond that by barring public funding for general health care services provided by abortion clinics and doctors.

Grounds cited by Wake in his ruling include that federal law doesn’t allow states to exclude Medicaid providers for reasons other than their qualifications to provide services.

5 replies, 2809 views

Reply to this thread

Back to top Alert abuse

Always highlight: 10 newest replies | Replies posted after I mark a forum
Replies to this discussion thread
Arrow 5 replies Author Time Post
Reply BREAKING: Federal Judge Blocks Arizona Law That Bars Funding to Planned Parenthood (Original post)
Hissyspit Oct 2012 OP
ProudProgressiveNow Oct 2012 #1
allan01 Oct 2012 #2
luv_mykatz Oct 2012 #3
muriel_volestrangler Oct 2012 #4
coffeenap Oct 2012 #5


Response to Hissyspit (Original post)

Fri Oct 19, 2012, 09:00 PM

2. re:Federal Judge Blocks Arizona Law That Bars Funding to Planned Parenthood

made my evening

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to Hissyspit (Original post)

Fri Oct 19, 2012, 10:21 PM

3. Nice to see some (kind of) good news, for a change.

Now if there could just be a permanent injunction. Down with Patriarchy!

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to Hissyspit (Original post)

Sat Oct 20, 2012, 07:12 AM

4. K&R

The attack on Planned Parenthood shows the true nature of the War on Women.

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to Hissyspit (Original post)

Sat Oct 20, 2012, 10:36 AM

5. k& r

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink

Reply to this thread