Now Attorney General Leslie Rutledge is working to deprive Ohio women of healthcare. If her work in Arkansas is any indication, it won’t be good for Ohio women.
She’s one of 15 Republican legal officers filing a legal petition in support of Ohio’s decision to stop
“I am proud to support Ohio’s decision to join Arkansas in stopping Medicaid dollars from funding Planned Parenthood,” said Attorney General Rutledge. “It is important that we stand together to protect the lives of the unborn and ensure that no taxpayer dollars fund abortions.”
Planned Parenthood is fighting
Interesting that this news arrives the same day I saw a survey by Wallet Hub that ranked Arkansas 44th worst state to have a baby. And even worse, the state ranked 49th in health
Infant Mortality Rate
Maternal Mortality Ratio
Quality of Women’s Hospitals
Quality of Pediatric Neonatology Facilities
Midwives & Obstetrician-Gynecologists per Capita:
Pediatricians & Family Doctors per Capita
Fertility Clinics per Capita
Maternity practices Survey Score
Prenatal Care Access:
Prenatal care, to name one, is a service lost to women on Medicaid who depended on Planned Parenthood for medical services until Gov. Asa Hutchinson and Attorney General Leslie Rutledge went after their funding.
Rutledge has also defended all the legal obstacles intended to put Planned Parenthood out of the abortion pill business as efforts to ensure good health care for Arkansas women.
Planned Parenthood serves 60 percent of the women receiving federally backed family planning services in Ohio. If she and her pals succeed in this legal action, there will be more abortions in Ohio, not fewer.