Judge rejects Ohio law to cut Planned Parenthood funds over abortion

Aug 20, 2016

By Reuters

A judge on Friday prevented Ohio from cutting federal taxpayer funding from 28 Planned Parenthood clinics, setting back the governor’s hopes of stopping the women’s health services group from providing abortions.

U.S. District Judge Michael Barrett said the law was unconstitutional and would cause “irreparable injury” to Planned Parenthood of Greater Ohio and Southwest Ohio and their patients.

The Ohio law signed in February by Republican Governor and former presidential hopeful John Kasich stripped $1.3 million from any healthcare organization that includes abortions among its services.


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2 comments on “Judge rejects Ohio law to cut Planned Parenthood funds over abortion

  • More and more the judiciary must step up to hinder the last gasp of the religious wackaloons in this country.

    You would think that the mainline emptiness in churches ( only fringe nut groups and mega church nut groups are doing anything in attendance ) would concern these people more than other peoples legal business.



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  • Neodarwinian #1
    Aug 21, 2016 at 11:16 pm

    More and more the judiciary must step up to hinder the last gasp of the religious wackaloons in this country.

    Could it be that as wackaloons are frequently only semi-literate, and as they “KNOW right from wrong”, they don’t bother with things like reading legal documents before making decisions?



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