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Walker v. Jesson

Walker v. Jesson

Demand for declaratory and injunctive relief against the state Department of Human Services (DHS), accusing DHS of using public funds to pay for non-therapeutic abortions for indigent women. Final Outcome: On May 2, 2013, the state district court dismissed the case with prejudice, and thus cannot be re-filed. (See the Dismissal Order here. Read more about the case here.)