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By Steven Ertelt, LifeNews.com

The American Center for Law and Justice has filed an amicus brief with a federal appeals court backing a decision by Texas to stop providing state taxpayer funds that subsidize Planned Parenthood, the nation’s biggest abortion business.

In a brief filed with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, the ACLJ urges the appeals court to vacate a preliminary injunction put in place that prohibits Texas from cutting off funds that ultimately benefit Planned Parenthood.

“The Supreme Court has been very clear on this issue – the decision by Texas to determine where it spends its funds is constitutionally sound,” said Jay Sekulow, Chief Counsel of the ACLJ. . . .

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