Senate GOP thwarted in effort to defund Planned Parenthood

August 4, 2015

A measure to defund Planned Parenthood failed in the Senate on Monday in a 53-46 vote, likely punting the issue into the fall debate over preventing a government shutdown. Republicans fell short of the 60 votes needed to move forward with the legislation, which was fast-tracked to the floor after the release of undercover videos that show Planned Parenthood officials discussing fetal tissue from abortions.

 Read more at: http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/250140-senate-shoots-down-measure-to-defund-planned-parenthood



Get the Media Source Newsletter on your smartphone or tablet now!

iphone
Android

 


Latest News

America is really 400 years old … say what?

The New York Times says its objective in an upcoming series of op-eds, live events, and lectures is to "reframe" the history of America...

Posted

Children’s TV Reforms – Paperwork Reduction One Step Closer

The Federal Communication Commission (“FCC” or the “Commission”) released the much-discussed changes in its rules relating to children’s television...

Posted

Journey FM nominated for Marconi Award as Religious Station of the Year

The Liberty University-owned radio station WRVL/The Journey FM has been named...

Posted

Dr. James Dobson's Family Talk Radio Returns to Major Market Salem Affiliates

After a period of steady listener growth, National Radio Hall of Fame member Dr. James Dobson has expanded...

Posted

More News

NEWSROOM

Headlines