Judge Pratt has stayed the law that defunded Planned Parenthood while she hears the lawsuit brought by the group and the ACLU: A federal judge has halted enforcement of a law cutting off funding to Planned Parenthood of Indiana and other
June 25, 2011

Judge Pratt has stayed the law that defunded Planned Parenthood while she hears the lawsuit brought by the group and the ACLU:

A federal judge has halted enforcement of a law cutting off funding to Planned Parenthood of Indiana and other entities that provide abortions.

The ruling by U.S. District Judge Tanya Walton Pratt on Friday night means Planned Parenthood, which stopped serving its 9,300 Medicaid patients last week after running out of donated funds, can again see those patients.

The judge also enjoined a part of the law that would have taken effect July 1, requiring doctors to tell patients seeking abortions that a fetus can feel pain at 20 weeks or less.

Both were part of an anti-abortion bill that passed the Republican dominated legislature with significant support and was signed into law by Mitch Daniels.

Those are the parts of these that always get me: "You've been a very bad girl and only someone inhuman would inflict pain on a poor defenseless baby." How dare they? They don't give a crap about unborn babies; they only want to control women. Some stuff, different wrapper.

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