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Providers Sue Texas Officials For Blocking Abortions During COVID-19 Outbreak

By Ashley Lopez, KUT Abortion providers in Texas are suing state officials for banning abortions as part of their effort to halt procedures that are “not immediately medically necessary” during the coronavirus outbreak.

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Texas Officials Say Abortions Are Included In Abbott’s Order Barring Unnecessary Medical Procedures

By Ashley Lopez, KUT Texas health officials have banned abortions as part of what they say is an effort to crack down on medical procedures that are “not immediately medically necessary” during the spread of the coronavirus in the state.

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Trump Administration Agrees To Fund Texas Health Program That Excludes Planned Parenthood

By Ashley Lopez, KUT The Trump administration has agreed to give roughly $350 million over five years to Healthy Texas Women, a state family-planning program that excludes Planned Parenthood.

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Federal Appeals Court Lifts Order Blocking Texas From Kicking Planned Parenthood Out Of Medicaid

By Emma Platoff, Texas Tribune A federal appeals court has lifted a lower court order that blocked Texas from booting Planned Parenthood out of Medicaid, potentially imperiling the health care provider’s participation in the federal-state health insurance program.

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Don’t Expect Shuttered Abortion Clinics to Reopen Soon

While the Supreme Court handed Texas abortion providers a major victory Monday by overturning two key restrictions from the state’s 2013 abortion law, providers say they don’t expect abortion clinics that shuttered in wake of the law to reopen soon. Along with … Continue reading

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