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Planned Parenthood Association of Utah v. Herbert

Federal court challenge to Utah Gov. Gary Herbert’s executive decision to terminate Utah’s Medicaid provider agreement with Planned Parenthood Association of Utah. In September 2015, the U.S. District Court for the District of Utah issued a temporary restraining order to stop enforcement of Gov. Herbert’s order. In December 2015, the U.S. District Court for the District of Utah denied Planned Parenthood’s motion for a preliminary injunction. Current Status: Planned Parenthood appealed the denial of the preliminary injunction and filed an emergency motion for an injunction pending appeal with the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals. The 10th Circuit granted the emergency motion in December 2015. (See the complaint here. Read the district court’s order denying the motion for a preliminary injunction here. Read the 10th Circuit order granting the emergency motion here.)