Federal Court Denies Anti-Abortion Group FOIA Request

An antiabortion group’s appeal, under the Freedom of Information Act to have access to documents involving a federal grant being awarded to a Planned Parenthood Agency, has been rejected by the federal appeals court.

In 2011, the Department of Health and Human Services awarded federal grant funds to the Planned Parenthood Agency. The New Hampshire Right to Life subsequently filed a lawsuit, which sought documents related to the award of the grant.

According to the US Court of Appeals document, the District Chief Judge Joseph LaPlante denied the group’s request for certain documents (1). Continue>>>