Arizona appeals ruling on Planned Parenthood - New York News

Arizona appeals ruling on Planned Parenthood

Posted: Updated:
Planned Parenthood - Credit: dogra | Flickr.com / Creative Commons License Planned Parenthood - Credit: dogra | Flickr.com / Creative Commons License

PHOENIX (AP) - Arizona is appealing a court ruling against a new state law targeting Planned Parenthood.

At issue is the state's ban on public funding provided for Planned Parenthood Arizona for general health services that don't include abortion.

The state is asking the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to overturn an Oct. 19 ruling on a lawsuit filed by the Planned Parenthood affiliate and a physician.

A preliminary injunction issued by U.S. District Judge Neil Wake keeps the state from implementing a new law that bars public funding for general health care services provided by abortion clinics and doctors.

Wake said the law conflicts with federal protections for Medicaid patients to choose their care providers.

Supporters of the law said it would ensure that no public money subsidizes abortion.

Follow this story:

Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

  • Local NewsLocal NewsMore>>

  • CEO resigns Conn. company over dog abuse

    CEO resigns Conn. company over dog abuse

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 7:05 PM EDT2014-09-02 23:05:35 GMT
    Sports catering business Centerplate has announced that its chief executive has resigned following widespread criticism over images from an elevator security camera showing he kicked a friend's dog and pulled...
    Sports catering business Centerplate has announced that its chief executive has resigned following widespread criticism over images from an elevator security camera showing he kicked a friend's dog and pulled hard on...
  • Subway bedbug infestations on the rise

    Subway bedbug infestations on the rise

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 6:32 PM EDT2014-09-02 22:32:13 GMT
    It appears the subway bedbug problem we've been reporting is getting worse. Commuters already have to contend with sweltering platforms, scurrying rats and packed train cars, and now there's another transit woe: fear of bedbugs.
    It appears the subway bedbug problem we've been reporting is getting worse. Commuters already have to contend with sweltering platforms, scurrying rats and packed train cars, and now there's another transit woe: fear of bedbugs.
  • Crash in Lincoln Tunnel causes major delays

    Crash in Lincoln Tunnel causes major delays

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 3:06 PM EDT2014-09-02 19:06:51 GMT
    One of the tubes of the Lincoln Tunnel was closed for nearly four hours after a chain-reaction accident involving a New York-bound jitney bus and two other vehicles. Port Authority of New York and New Jersey spokesman Steve Coleman says three people were reported injured in the accident in the center tube at about 8:30 a.m. Tuesday.
    One of the tubes of the Lincoln Tunnel was closed for nearly four hours after a chain-reaction accident involving a New York-bound jitney bus and two other vehicles. Port Authority of New York and New Jersey spokesman Steve Coleman says three people were reported injured in the accident in the center tube at about 8:30 a.m. Tuesday.

Powered by WorldNow
Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices