Louisiana

Planned Parenthood is taking Louisiana to court over Medicaid cuts. Louisiana is among three states that have eliminated state funding for Planned Parenthood following the release of shocking videos of alleged activities taking place at their facilities across the country. Baptist Press photo

Planned Parenthood takes state to court over Medicaid cuts

By Sandy Cunningham, Louisiana Right to Life This afternoon in federal court in Baton Rouge, Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast asked U.S. District Judge John deGravelles to temporarily prevent Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration from pulling Medicaid funds from the abortion business while further appeals are argued. … [Read More...]

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South Sudanese pastors Yat Michael, left, and Peter Yein Reith were prevented from leaving the country Aug. 6 after being released from prison a day earlier. Christian Solidarity Worldwide photo

Two South Sudanese pastors banned from travel

JUBA, South Sudan (BP) -- Two South Sudanese Christian pastors released from prison Aug. 5 after eight months' detention have been banned from leaving the country, Morning Star News reported. The two face no additional charges. Yat Michael, 49, and Peter Yein Reith, 36, were preparing to board a plane Aug. 6 … [Read More...]