Democracy Now: Planned Parenthood Sues Arizona over Funding Ban


Planned Parenthood has filed suit seeking to block a new state law in Arizona blocking funding for abortion providers. Set to take effect in early August, the law bans the use of public funds by state or local government to contract with any organization that provides abortions as one of its services. Planned Parenthood of Arizona says the ban targets their organization, which provides cancer screenings and well-woman exams in addition to abortions.

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~ by wheresthemic on July 18, 2012.

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