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Planned Parenthood’s Medicaid Future May Rest on Kavanaugh

Sept. 6, 2018, 8:10 PM

Planned Parenthood Federation of America’s future as a Medicaid provider may rest on whether the Senate confirms U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett M. Kavanaugh.

Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee has been contentious, as Democratic senators objected to the administration’s refusal to release thousands of documents related to the federal appeals court judge’s tenure as White House counsel. Adding to the atmosphere have been hundreds of protesters who fear Kavanaugh would wield the vote that will overturn 45 years of abortion law.

Abortion, however, isn’t the only health-care issue likely to come before the high court in the ...