Planned Parenthood is upset that a federal court has ruled in
favor of Texas, and the abortion provider is refusing to give up on
the state's Medicaid funds it once enjoyed.
Texas recently decided to allocate its own funds only to
organizations that do not perform abortions. Now that the Fifth
U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has
decided against Planned Parenthood's challenge, Elizabeth
Graham of Texas Right to Life explains that the
organization has gone to state court.
"Texas Right to Life was successful in redirecting
40 percent of the family planning money, which is our tax dollars,
to other, more worthwhile healthcare programs," Graham explains,
"and [Planned Parenthood is] absolutely desperate to keep their
hands in the pockets of taxpayers for their child-killing and their
The pro-lifer feels Planned Parenthood's political agenda, along
with the loss of funds, are the driving forces behind the latest
"Our Department of Health, and legislators, and Governor [Rick]
Perry have told Planned Parenthood time and time again, if you
would stop abortion and divorce yourself from the child-killing
business from which you profit, you would be eligible for all of
these healthcare dollars. But we see where their allegiance
lies," Graham concludes. "They are too committed to abortion."
The Texas Right to Life director deems the latest court battle
"a sad, desperate attempt" to force Texas to comply with federal
demands to send the money to the abortion giant.
The state court has issued a restraining order against the