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SCOTUS Rejects States’ Appeal Seeking Defunding of Planned Parenthood

HeadlineDec 11, 2018

The Supreme Court delivered a victory to Planned Parenthood Monday after it rejected appeals by Louisiana and Kansas, who sought to block Medicare funding for the women’s healthcare provider. The decision left in place a ruling by lower courts against the states’ rights to withhold government funding for public health programs. In his first known vote on the Supreme Court, Justice Brett Kavanaugh sided with Planned Parenthood.

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