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Law Professor Notes 'Strong Legal Ground' In Support Of Planned Parenthood
Updated May 5, 2013 12:09 AM | Filed under: Network Indiana
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(INDIANAPOLIS, IN) - An I.U. law professor says there is some strong legal ground to support Planned Parenthood of Indiana's case against the state.

The organization is seeking an injunction against the enforcement of a state law that would deny funding to organizations that offer abortion services.

Dr. David Orentlicher with the I.U. School of Law in Indianapolis says the state has the right to withhold state money, but doesn't have the authority to withhold federal funds designated for women's health services.

Orentlicher says the state's block of federal funds is an interference with Medicaid operations.

He says the state is also under obligated by the constitution to adhere to any contracts it has including Planned Parenthood of Indiana.

A U.S. District Court is scheduled to hear the case June 6th.



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