Federal judge blocks Kansas law defunding Planned Parenthood

It’s been a rough few years for women’s rights in Kansas, so it’s good to see pro-choice winning the legal battle to keep abortion services in the Sunflower State.

This morning, U.S. District Judge J. Thomas Marten ordered Kansas to resume funding Planned Parenthood immediately. Planned Parenthood contended that if the state took away its $330,000 in federal Title X annual funding, the organization would be forced to close its clinic in Hays, as well as severely limiting access to services for the clinic’s 5,700 patients.

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