Texas was tem­po­rar­ily blocked from oust­ing Planned Par­ent­hood from the state’s Med­i­caid pro­gram over se­cretly recorded videos taken by anti-abor­tion ac­tivists in 2015.

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The de­ci­sion by U.S. District Judge Sam Sparks adds Texas to the list of Repub­li­can-con­trolled states that have been thwarted in ef­forts to cut off Med­i­caid dol­lars to the na­tion’s largest abor­tion provider. But Texas could still pre­vail—the court or­der is not a rul­ing but a de­lay that buys Planned Par­ent­hood at least a few more weeks. Planned Par­ent­hood would have lost the fund­ing Satur­day had Sparks not in­ter­vened.

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