Friday, June 17, 2011
Planned Parenthood Considers Court Challenge to North Carolina's Funding Cuts
Reuters: Planned Parenthood mulls challenge to North Carolina cuts, by Jim Brumm:
(Reuters) - Planned Parenthood said on Thursday it is considering a legal challenge of North Carolina's decision to eliminate state funds to the organization because it provides abortions.
North Carolina is the third state to restrict funding of the reproductive services group, which performs abortions. The Republican-dominated General Assembly voted on Wednesday to override Democratic Governor Beverly Perdue's budget veto, making the two-year spending plan law. . . .