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  Judge: Ohio can't defund Planned Parenthood
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Last EditedRP  Aug 12, 2016 05:52pm
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CategoryLegal Ruling
AuthorSarah Ferris
News DateFriday, August 12, 2016 06:20:00 PM UTC0:0
DescriptionA federal judge is halting a Ohio law that would have defunded Planned Parenthood starting this year, a major decision that will be closely watched by other states with similar measures.

Judge Michael Barrett ruled Friday that Ohio’s health department could not defund Planned Parenthood because the group’s patients could face "irreparable injury," according to the 23-page opinion.
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