Abbott Sues Feds Over Women's Health Program

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Saturday, March 17, 2012 - 10:58am

TEXAS - Texas Attorney General Gregg Abbott Today filed another suit against the federal government. This time he's going after the U.S. Department's Decision to Withdraw all federal funding for the Texas Women's Health Program. The Obama administration took that action after Texas Withdrew it's funding on the grounds that State Law prohibits taxpayer funds from going to organizations like Planned Parenthood that perform elective abortions. The state suit seeks to re-instate federal funding of the Women's Health Program.

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