Tagged: planned parenthood

Hearing Set on Effort to Expand Planned Parenthood Case

by Associated Press 1/5/2016 12:53 pm

A federal judge has scheduled a hearing to consider Planned Parenthood's effort to expand a lawsuit challenging Arkansas' decision to block Medicaid funds to the organization over videos secretly recorded by an anti-abortion group

Federal Judge Holds Hearing on Arkansas Abortion Pill Limits

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 12/31/2015 8:00 am

Planned Parenthood told a federal judge Wednesday Arkansas' new limits on the abortion pill will unconstitutionally restrict access to the procedure, while the state said the group waited until the 11th hour by challenging the restrictions days before they take effect.

Lawsuit Filed to Block New Abortion Pill Limits in Arkansas

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 12/29/2015 6:24 am

Planned Parenthood asked a federal judge Monday to block Arkansas from enforcing a law taking effect this week that will impose new limits on the way the abortion pill is administered.

Arkansas Asks Judge to Not Expand Planned Parenthood Case

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 10/29/2015 4:59 pm

Arkansas officials are asking a federal judge to reject an effort to expand the lawsuit over the state terminating its Medicaid contract with Planned Parenthood.

Judge Gives Arkansas 2 Weeks to Respond in Medicaid Lawsuit

by Associated Press 10/14/2015 11:29 am

A federal judge is giving Arkansas two weeks to respond to an effort to expand the lawsuit challenging the state's decision to cut off Medicaid funding to Planned Parenthood.

Planned Parenthood Asks Judge to Expand Arkansas Case

by Associated Press 10/6/2015 11:08 am

Planned Parenthood is asking a federal judge to expand a ruling that temporarily blocked Arkansas from cutting off Medicaid payments for three patients.

Arkansas to Appeal Judge's Planned Parenthood Ruling

by Associated Press 10/5/2015 10:26 am

Arkansas has filed its notice to appeal a decision from a federal judge that blocked the state from suspending Medicaid funding for three women who sued over the state's cancellation of its contract with Planned Parenthood.

Judge: Arkansas Must Fund Some Planned Parenthood Benefits

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 10/2/2015 3:31 pm

A federal judge says Arkansas must continue its Medicaid contract with Planned Parenthood while she weighs a lawsuit challenging the state's decision to cut off funding over secretly recorded videos by an anti-abortion group.

Arkansas Asks Judge to OK Planned Parenthood Defunding

by Associated Press 10/1/2015 10:49 am

Arkansas is asking a judge to deny a bid to continue blocking the state's efforts to terminate its Medicaid contract with Planned Parenthood over videos secretly recorded by an anti-abortion group.

Planned Parenthood’s Legal Victories

by Mark Friedman 9/28/2015 12:00 am

Planned Parenthood continued its legal successes this month against states that attempt to cut its funding.

Judge Reinstates Arkansas' Planned Parenthood Contract

by Associated Press 9/18/2015 6:46 pm

A federal judge on Friday ordered Arkansas to temporarily reinstate its Medicaid contract with Planned Parenthood after the state blocked funding over concerns about secretly recorded videos released by an anti-abortion group.

Judge Hears Case Over Arkansas Defunding Planned Parenthood

by Associated Press 9/18/2015 7:34 am

Planned Parenthood asked a federal judge Thursday to reinstate its Medicaid contract with Arkansas, arguing the state relied on "political disfavor" and not the law when it blocked funding over videos secretly recorded by an anti-abortion group.

Judge Sets Hearing on Arkansas Defunding Planned Parenthood

by Associated Press 9/14/2015 10:49 am

A federal judge has set a Thursday hearing over Arkansas' decision to cut off Medicaid funding to Planned Parenthood.

Planned Parenthood Sues Arkansas Over Loss of Medicaid Money

by Claudia Lauer, Associated Press 9/11/2015 12:48 pm

Planned Parenthood filed a federal lawsuit Friday challenging Arkansas' cancellation of its Medicaid provider contract, which Gov. Asa Hutchinson terminated amid concerns about secretly recorded videos released by an anti-abortion group.

Gov. Asa Hutchinson Says Arkansas Will Cancel Medicaid Contract with Planned Parenthood

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 8/14/2015 4:00 pm

Gov. Asa Hutchinson says he's ending Arkansas' Medicaid payments to Planned Parenthood, despite federal health officials warning other states that such a move could violate the law.

Hutchinson Looking at Planned Parenthood Defunding

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 8/14/2015 2:40 pm

Gov. Asa Hutchinson is looking into whether Arkansas can end its Medicaid payments to Planned Parenthood, a move that federal health officials have told other states could violate the law.

Law Would Give Arkansas One of Country's Longest Abortion Wait Times

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 3/31/2015 7:07 am

Arkansas would have one of the longest waiting periods in the nation before a woman could have an abortion under legislation given final approval Monday, which also changes the information a woman must be given before undergoing the procedure.

Arkansas Senate Backs Planned Parenthood Defunding Measure

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 3/9/2015 3:19 pm

The Arkansas Senate has voted to cut off public funding to abortion providers and entities that perform abortion referrals, a move aimed at blocking grants Planned Parenthood has received for sex education programs.

Arkansas Senate Panel OKs Cut to Planned Parenthood Funding

by Associated Press 3/4/2015 11:57 am

Arkansas would bar state funding for Planned Parenthood under a bill endorsed by a Senate panel.

Arkansas Legislators Eye More Abortion Restrictions

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 12/15/2014 9:51 am

Nearly two years after approving a pair of the most restrictive abortion bans in the country, Republicans in Arkansas' Legislature are weighing additional measures to make it more difficult for women to get the procedure.