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Texas challenges Obama shutdown of women's health program




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March 16, 2012, 8:12pm
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Texas Attorney General Files Legal Action Challenging the Obama Administration's Efforts to Shut Down the Texas Women's Health Program

AUSTIN -- The Texas Attorney General's Office today filed legal action against the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, challenging the Obama Administration's decision to stop federal funding for Texas' Women's Health Program. The Obama Administration decided it will no longer provide federal funding for the Women's Health Program solely because State law prohibits taxpayer funds from going to organizations that perform elective abortions.

The Obama Administration's decision interferes with Texas' successful efforts to promote women's health. The State's legal action seeks to overturn the Administration's misguided decision to shut down Texas' successful Women's Health Program and seeks to reinstate the federal funding that previously supported the program.

Attorney General's lawsuit against the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services:
 


Your Opinions and Comments
 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
March 24, 2012 1:04pm
 
 
4th Gen Texan..... Only exceptions to save the mother's
life incest or rape....Do you think it's still not murder
when you abort a child of rape or incest. When you
abort ... Read More Read More
 
 
Rock'n chair Rambler  
Over Taxed, TX  
March 24, 2012 12:14pm
 
 
"You Republicans need to stay the hell out of the public's bedrooms. "

You Democrat socialists need to quit trying to turn the country into another communist ... Read More Read More
 
 
Puzzled  
Wilson Co.  
March 24, 2012 10:34am
 
 
4TH, this may come as a total shock to you, but according to a dozen respectable national polls, over half of all adult Americans think the government has no business in ... Read More Read More
 
 
Puzzled  
Wilson Co.  
March 24, 2012 10:05am
 
 
Since January, the GOP has done absolutely NOTHING on jobs, despite their 2010 campaignin­­g PROMISING JOBS.
Since January 2011, they've introduced
44 bills on Abortion, ... Read More Read More
 
 
Puzzled  
Wilson Co.  
March 24, 2012 10:00am
 
 
Alvin, you are correct and my apologies to GENERAL Powell.
When I typed that, I had just gotten off the phone with my cousin who is a retired Air Force Col. and I guess ... Read More Read More
 
 
Alvin Charmaine  
March 24, 2012 8:27am
 
 
Colin Powell retired a 4 star General, not a Colonel.

The demotion is inappropriate regardless of your political opinions.
 
 
Rock'n chair Rambler  
Over Taxed, TX  
March 24, 2012 7:04am
 
 
"We can all have opinions, but they don't count. "

Your opinion counts when you vote. If you're a Democrat, your vote probably counts more than once.
 
 
4 th Generation Texan  
Sutherland Springs  
March 23, 2012 7:33pm
 
 
'Puzzled'...Substitute the word 'murder' for abortion in your statement and you will get very close to the many feel. And, obviously it is a ridiculous statement with ... Read More Read More
 
 
Puzzled  
Wilson Co.  
March 23, 2012 10:24am
 
 
When it comes to abortion, I agree with Col. Collin Powell, who said "decisions concerning abortion should be between the woman, the man, and their God. The government ... Read More Read More
 
 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
March 23, 2012 10:23am
 
 
Rambler....Clever reply....LOL
 

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