Texas gov’t cuts HIV funding for Houston Planned Parenthood affiliate

December 27, 2015 5:13 PM

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Texas gov’t cuts HIV funding for Houston Planned Parenthood affiliate

Texas state health officials announced that they are cutting off federal funding for HIV prevention to a Planned Parenthood affiliate in Houston, for reasons that remain unclear as of this writing.

The affiliate’s contract receives federal funds through the U.S. government’s Centers for Control Disease and Prevention, but is managed by the state of Texas. And in a letter sent to Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast on Monday, Texas’ state health department said that the annual funding, which is value...

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