Planned Parenthood Loses State Funding
It was already announced that the Alabama Legislature is planning to make cut backs in the state's Medicaid program; but now, Governor Bentley says he is removing Planned Parenthood as a recipient of Medicaid funding.
According to the Associated Press, this comes after anti-abortion activists released a video implying that Planned Parenthood sold fetus tissue to research groups. However, in a statement released, Bentley calls Planned Parenthood's practices "deplorable" and says he respects human life and doesn't want Alabama to be associated with an organization that does not. Full story.