Louisiana is Fighting in Court to Defund Planned Parenthood After It Sold Aborted Baby Parts

Louisiana lawmakers have not given up efforts to defund the abortion chain Planned Parenthood, despite court setbacks.

On Thursday, attorneys for the state asked the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to rehear its decision to block a state law defunding abortion groups of taxpayer dollars, the AP reports.

The lawyers said the court should rehear the case because Justice Priscilla Owen recently changed her ruling on the case. Earlier this month, Owen issued a new opinion in favor of defunding...

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