Tag : Planned Parenthood
Texas officially began the process to pull out Planned Parenthood from the state’s Medicaid program last week by sending it a termination notice, after considering the move for over an year. Planned Parenthood has filed lawsuits against abortion restrictions in three states and plans to sue every state that has enforced similar regulation or passed pro-life bills. Macy’s has stopped giving funds to Planned Parenthood, a conservative watchdog group 2ndVote reported. Ohio lawmakers passed a bill which would ban abortions when the heartbeats of the fetus become detectable at around six weeks. American rapper, actor, and comedian Nick Cannon recently commented on social media that Planned Parenthood is engaged in “eugenics.”
Texas Judge, Prosecutors, Dismiss Case Against Center for Medical Progress President Daleiden and Associate
A Texas court dropped all charges against President of the Center for Medical Progress, David Daleiden and his associate Sandra Merritt, in connection with their undercover investigation of fetal tissue handling at Planned Parenthood.
Judge Dismisses Misdemeanor Charge Against Man Behind Undercover Videos Showing Alleged Sale of Baby Body Parts by Planned Parenthood
Houston prosecutors dropped a misdemeanor charge against pro-life activist David Daleiden who had released a series of undercover videos showing Planned Parenthood staff allegedly discussing sale of aborted baby body parts.
Federal Judge Temporarily Stops Ohio from Diverting Funds from Planned Parenthood to Other Health Care Providers
Judge Michael Barrett of US District Court in Ohio temporarily blocked a legislation to defund Planned Parenthood for two weeks in response to lawsuit filed by the abortion provider against the state on May 11. Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe vetoed a bill that would have cut funding from healthcare services that provide abortions for reasons other than rape, incest or severe fetal abnormalities. Abortion clinics have closed at fastest rate in history during the last five years, mainly in Republican-run states, according to a report by Bloomberg. A Texas grand jury that investigated criminal misconduct against Planned Parenthood over videos showing the organization selling fetal body parts have indicted two people who were involved in making the undercover videos. Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced that the state will defund the Planned Parenthood through the Medicaid program. The Health and Human Services of Texas informed the organization of its decision via a letter. Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards testified at her first congressional hearing after the antiabortion advocacy group released a series of videos exposing health care provider staff participating in the sale of aborted baby parts.
Utah Becomes the Fifth State to Defund Planned Parenthood Following Videos Claiming Trade of Fetal Body Parts
Utah has become the fifth state to defund the Planned Parenthood abortion business after six videos were released showing the body parts of aborted babies being sold for money to research organizations. About 12 states have responded to the six undercover videos showing senior executives at Planned …