Utah Planned Parenthood challenges defunding order


DENVER — The Utah branch of Planned Parenthood asked a federal appeals court on Tuesday to stop the governor from cutting off funding to the organization, arguing the move was unconstitutional political retribution against an organization he opposes.
Gov. Gary Herbert already knew that investigations had cleared Planned Parenthood of illegally selling fetal tissue to researchers for profit when he ordered state agencies to stop distributing federal money to the organization last fall, Planned Parenthood lawyer Peggy Tomsic told a three-judge panel of the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.... read more

 
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