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Planned Parenthood fight continues at state level

May 7, 2012

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Washington Post, May 7, 2012 by Rachel Weiner While the national fight over Planned Parenthood has died down for now, Republican governors and legislators in numerous states have fought to defund the group. The use of federal funds for abortion services is already barred under the Hyde Amendment, but many states have cut off or […]

Ariz. Bars Funding For Groups Providing Abortions

May 5, 2012

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NPR, May 5, 2012 by Dana Farington Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer signed legislation late Friday that blocks state funds — in most cases — from reaching groups that provide abortions. As The Arizona Republic reports: “The law aims to prevent contracts with or grants to any group that perform abortions that do not meet the […]