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Texas’ Termination of Planned Parenthood’s Medicaid Funds Blocked

A federal judge issued an order on Thursday temporarily blocking the State of Texas from terminating Planned Parenthood’s Medicaid funding. Planned Parenthood sued the State in an effort to regain access to the funds stripped by the Texas Health and Human Services Commission.

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Planned Parenthood ‘Violated Law’, Says Texas

The State of Texas gave Planned Parenthood the boot on Tuesday saying it would no longer allow it to participate in the Medicaid program in the Lone Star State. The agency supervising the program ripped the abortion provider for its stated violations of state and federal law and ethics, including deviating from acceptable medical standards and procedures to procure research samples, and stated “a willingness to charge more than the costs incurred for procuring fetal tissue.”

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Texas DA on Hotseat for Jailing Rape Victim to Ensure Testimony

Harris County District Attorney Devon Anderson is on the political hotseat for jailing a sexual assault victim in order to ensure her testimony. The victim had a breakdown on the witness stand and was sent to a mental hospital but the DA jailed her after she was released.

David Daleiden, center, one of the two anti-abortion activists indicted last week, addresses the media with attorney's Jared Woodfill, left, and Terry Yates after turning himself in to authorities Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016, in Houston. Daleiden and Sandra Merritt are charged with tampering with a governmental record, a felony punishable …

Charge Against Pro-Life Planned Parenthood Videomaker Dropped

One of the charges against the pro-life Planned Parenthood video maker has been dropped. Lawyers for David Daleiden provided Breitbart Texas with a copy of the order from the Harris County criminal court judge dropping the Class A misdemeanor charge for prohibition of the purchase and sale of human organs.

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Justice Delayed in Texas for Anti-Planned Parenthood Video Maker, Says Attorney

Lawyers for the indicted Planned Parenthood undercover video journalists were in court in Harris County Friday and they are infuriated that justice is being delayed. Lawyers for David Daleiden filed motions to quash his indictments two weeks ago and they still have not been heard. Pretrial diversion deals were rejected weeks ago.

Hundreds of demonstrators gather outside the governor's mansion in St. Paul, Minn., Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015, in a protest calling for Governor Mark Dayton to defund and investigate Planned Parenthood. St. Paul police diverted traffic to accommodate the large crowd. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

Only Easter Message from Planned Parenthood: ‘Stop the Investigations’

The only Easter message from Planned Parenthood on Sunday morning asked people to sign a petition to “stop the investigations” into “PP health centers” and included “#StandWithPP.” As of the time of publication, neither @PPact or @PPFA had tweeted out any message for this Easter day.