AG Paxton Asks 5th Circuit to Let Texas Defund Planned Parenthood Immediately

AG Paxton Asks 5th Circuit to Let Texas Defund Planned Parenthood Immediately

AUSTIN – Attorney General Ken Paxton today urged the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit to stay a U.S. District Court’s unlawful injunction and allow Texas to immediately end taxpayer payments to Planned Parenthood through the state’s Medicaid program. Last month, a three-judge panel of the 5th Circuit unanimously lifted the district court’s injunction, ruling that it applied the wrong legal standard. With that victory in hand, Texas has now asked the entire 5th Circuit to […]