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Texas AG sues Planned Parenthood to recoup $10M in Medicaid reimbursements

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 By Catherine Livingston, PhD - Posted at LiveAction : Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton wants to recoup $10 million from abortion giant Planned Parenthood, and has filed a lawsuit against Planned Parenthood Federation of America along with a number of Planned Parenthood affiliates in Texas, spanning most of the state’s Planned Parenthood providers. The suit seeks the recovery of $10 million in payments made by the Texas Medicaid program. The Texas Tribune reports : In 2016, Texas officially filed to remove Planned Parenthood as a Medicaid provider, setting off a lengthy legal battle. Planned Parenthood immediately asked the courts to intervene, and a federal district court blocked the state’s notice of termination in 2017 , allowing Planned Parenthood to continue to seek reimbursement through Medicaid. But in November 2020, the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reversed that decision , allowing Texas to proceed with removing Planned Parenthood as a provider. Planned Parenthood then

Life and State Law in 2021

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 Posted at Pregnancy Help News: A comprehensive list of all pro-life legislation passed in 2021 and what states might be working on in this New Year. ( NCR ) Editor's Note: The following list of recent and forthcoming abortion-related and life-related activity in the 50 U.S. states was compiled with information provided by Ingrid Duran, director of state legislation for the National Right to Life Committee, supplemented by the text of bills and by news reports. Alabama The state’s Human Life Protection Act, enacted in May 2019, is awaiting action in the federal courts. It would ban abortions at all stages, with exceptions for fatal fetal anomalies, a serious health risk to the mother, or in cases where a mentally ill mother would commit suicide or harm the baby. Alaska A “Life at Conception” bill was introduced in 2021; it did not pass. Arizona The Arizona Legislature passed an omnibus bill in April 2021 (subsequently signed by the governor) that bans abortions because of a bab

Over 100 Christian colleges have ties to Planned Parenthood: report

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 By Ryan Foley - Posted at The Christian Post : A new report reveals that more than 100 Christian colleges and universities in the United States have had ties to Planned Parenthood, the nation’s largest abortion business, in the past two years. The Institute for Pro-Life Advancement, a project of the pro-life group Students for Life of America, released a report detailing Planned Parenthood’s relationship with Christian Colleges & Universities in the U.S. over the past two years. Specifically, the report, released last month, analyzed all 784 colleges and universities in the U.S. that are affiliated with a Christian church, finding that 103 of the colleges had some type of relationship with Planned Parenthood. The report is part of SFLA’s Christian Schools Project, designed to “raise public awareness of Christian schools maintaining relationships with Planned Parenthood in order to encourage infracting schools to restore their Christian values by cutting ties with the abortion gia