Bill Would Force Planned Parenthood Funding

House Democrats, led by Speaker Nancy Pelosi, introduced a bill to block the Trump administration’s new “Protect Life” rule, which would strip away taxpayer funding from Planned Parenthood. The measure is part of a larger spending bill for the Departments of Health and Human Services (HHS), Labor and Education. It appears unlikely to pass the Republican-controlled U.S. Senate. U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel, of Florida, said the bill will be "life-saving" because it will send tax dollars to the nation’s largest abortion provider. Read more...



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