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



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