Friday, June 3, 2011

Planned Parenthood Controversy: The Law vs. the Law

There's a very interesting discussion over at The Incidental Economist on what is actually at stake in the controversy over Planned Parenthood funding in Indiana.

Turns out that Medicaid patients were not getting abortions paid for by Medicaid. That is against Federal law.

What the Indiana law is attempting to do is prohibit Medicaid patients from receiving any type of care from a facility which performs abortions. But that prohibition also appears to be against Federal  law.

Read the rest over there:

Medicaid, Planned Parenthood and the law


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