18 Jul '11, 2am

Koch Bros. Lawyers Defend Move To Defund Planned Parenthood | Care2 Causes

Koch Bros. Lawyers Defend Move To Defund Planned Parenthood | Care2 Causes

Kansas is serious about permanently defunding Planned Parenthood. So serious, in fact, that it is prepared to spend hundreds of thousands of tax-payer dollars on lawyers to do so. Last month the state passed a measure stripping Planned Parenthood of all funding over the straw-man argument of “taxpayer-funded abortions.” Planned Parenthood struck back, suing the state for improperly blocking the $334,000 in Title X family planning funds. But rather than use the attorney general’s office to defend the suit, Gov. Sam Brownback has hired the white-shoe law firm of Foulston Siekfin, a firm who just happens to represent the billionaire Koch brothers. “This is a state whose budget is in bad shape, run by Republicans who campaigned on fixing budget problems, and they’re spending thousands of dollars on outside counsel to keep Planned Parenthood from getting federal family planning...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/koch-bros-lawyers-defend-move...

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