Planned Parenthood: Senate Democrats blocked federal defunding

Planned Parenthood: Pro-abortion Senate Democrats blocked federal defunding
The Examiner
Preview: “Today, in a vote of 44 – 56, pro-abortion Senate Democrats shot down a pro-life budget bill that would have eliminated funding for Planned Parenthood had it passed.  The battle by pro-life advocates is being fought at both the state and the Federal level and is far from over, with each side fiercely trying to inch their way to victory.”

TERRY: Pro-life movement’s Waterloo
The Washington Times
Preview: “The moment of truth is coming for the pro-life movement. The battle over defunding Planned Parenthood will show if we are a politically viable force – with political power that is respected and feared – or simply a cute political bauble.”

Column: Planned Parenthood battle won’t help cause
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune
Preview: “How self-defeating is this? Abortion opponents in the House of Representatives and their conservative allies want to stop Planned Parenthood from getting federal funds to provide family planning assistance to low-income women.”

Senate Blocks Anti-Choice Push; States Keep It Up
WeNews
Preview: “Democrats in the U.S. Senate on Wednesday turned back a House spending bill, lifting the cleaver hanging over funds for Planned Parenthood and other family-planning programs while intensifying suspense about whether Congress can pass a budget in time to keep the federal government open.”

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