Arguments Heard in Planned Parenthood of Indiana Funding Appeal

Arguments have been made in the case of an Indiana law that blocked public funding for abortion providers. Public funds cannot currently pay for abortions, but the law is based on the idea that giving any Medicare or Medicaid dollars to Planned Parenthood for other medical procedures helps to subsidize abortion. Planned Parenthood and the […]

Planned Parenthood to Make Cuts as Donations Run Out

The donations have run out for Planned Parenthood of Indiana, and layoffs, furloughs and service cuts are forthcoming. Planned Parenthood has been using donations to pay for services to its 9,300 Medicaid patients since May, when Governor Mitch Daniels signed a law stripping the agency of its $1.4 million in public funding. But the donations […]

Planned Parenthood Donations Run Out, Cuts Possible

The donations that have made Planned Parenthood of Indiana’s services available to Medicaid patients will dry up today. The donations began pouring into the organization’s offices in early May, after Governor Mitch Daniels signed a law stripping Planned Parenthood of public funding. The money provided most services for the organization’s 9,300 Medicaid patients. President Betty […]

Planned Parenthood of Indiana to Use Donations to Provide Services Through Mid-June

Planned Parenthood of Indiana will use $100,000 in unsolicited donations to continue serving Medicaid patients through June 15th. After a bill stripping the organization of its public funding became law earlier this month, donations have poured into Planned Parenthood’s offices. President Betty Cockrum says the checks have come with personal, sometimes angry, messages attached. “‘If […]

Donations to Fund Indiana Planned Parenthood for Another Week

Planned Parenthood of Indiana will use donated funds to extend care to patients for another week. The organization lost much of its money through an anti-abortion law recently signed by Governor Mitch Daniels. But Planned Parenthood has received donations from across the country, and will use the money to continue operations until May 21. Organization […]