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Planned Parenthood files suit

On Friday, Planned Parenthood filed a lawsuit against the Women's Health Program, claiming it violates state law.

On Thursday, a federal judges refused to reconsider a judgment against the group.

At question is whether the state may legally ban doctors from the program if they have are affiliated with abortion providers.

State law bans the use of taxpayer funds to pay for abortions.

Most Planned Parenthood clinics only provide preventive care and contraception.

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