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Judge rules against AZ on Planned Parenthood

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A federal judge has overturned a 2012 Arizona anti-abortion law targeting Planned Parenthood.

U.S. District Judge Neil Wake says the law's ban on Medicaid funding for non-abortion health care provided by abortion doctors and clinics violates federal Medicaid law.

Wake's ruling grants Planned Parenthood Arizona Inc.'s request for a pretrial verdict in its favor.

Wake last year had temporarily barred enforcement of the law.

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