IN Atty General Appeals Planned Parenthood Ruling

By Corinne Rose

August 2, 2011 Updated Aug 2, 2011 at 11:12 AM EST

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Indiana's NewsCenter) -- The legal battle over a new abortion law that cuts medicaid funds to Planned Parenthood in Indiana has taken another turn.

Attorney General Greg Zoeller filed a request with a federal appeals court yesterday in a bid to overturn a lower court's ruling and reinstate the state law.

The ruling in June blocked parts of the law from taking effect.

Though the state is appealing the ruling, officials have also complied with it by recently awarding the group a $6,000 dollar grant.




What are your thoughts CLICK HERE to leave us a "QUESTION OF THE DAY” comment.

Want to be in the know for the next weather event, the next school closing or the next big breaking news story?

TextCaster alerts from 21Alive.com are your defining source for instant information delivered right to your cell phone and email. It's free, easy and instant. Sign-Up Now!

Powered by Summit City Chevrolet



© Copyright 2014, A Granite Broadcasting Station. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.