Skip to comments.Republican Senate Moving to Fund Planned Parenthood and Aborted-Baby-Parts Research
Posted on 08/24/2018 4:26:56 PM PDT by Olog-hai
The Republican-controlled Senate on Thursday voted to pass an appropriations bill funding the Department of Health and Human Services thatif adopted by the House and signed by President Trumpwill not only permit the continued federal funding of Planned Parenthood but will also allow the continued federal funding of scientific research that creates humanized mice using organs taken from aborted babies.
After some maneuvering on Thursday afternoon, the leadership allowed a floor vote on an amendment offered by Sen. Rand Paul (R.-Ky.) that would have prohibited all federal funding of Planned Parenthood. That amendment was only brought up for a vote after Paul gave a blistering floor speech warning that the Republican leadership might not allow a vote on it at all. It was brought up under a procedure that required it to get 60 votes.
It failed on a 45 to 48 vote.
By contrast, there was no vote at all in the Senate on whether to prohibit federal funding of research that uses fetal tissue taken from babies killed in an induced abortion. [ ]
The bill that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R.-Ky.) brought to the Senate floor ThursdayH.R. 6157combined the Labor-HHS-Education funding bill with the Department of Defense funding bill. Thus, for a senator to vote against the Planned Parenthood and fetal-tissue-research funding permitted in the Labor-HHS-Education bill, he or she would also have needed to vote against the Defense Department funding bill.
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What a stinking weasel McConnell is. We need a new Senate leader.
He serves his master (the Uniparty) well. And he will be rewarded.
May the Creator deal with them EVER SO SEVERELY.
Well.. there is no wall either.. just playing follow the leader.. H1b visas, syrian rapefugees, trillions in shovel ready jobs. Fully funded chuck n nancy spending.
Anyone have the names of those specifically supporting this? They need to be made public 24/7.
Will Trump sign it with no wall funding?
McConnell is Bib Fortuna? :-)
Snake. Occasionally he is a less creepy snake, but one nonetheless.
GOPe = RAT = UniParty = DS = Communist.
They are ALL the same....and not your friend.
Disgusting that we’re spending our tax money on the slaughter of these helpless unborn babies.
The established Republicans are more hypocritical than the Democrats.
Don’t panic. Within weeks of Trump signing the bill they will float some show vote legislation, or something the Democrats block in committee, to show us how much they disapprove of abortion. And sadly, many will praise them for the charade.
They want Trump to sign off on it and anger his base, or face a fiscal crisis.
McConnell is a despicable creature, a crony capitalist beneficiary and an agent of Red China.
Bush League Republicans must become extinct before the Republic does.
I wonder if any of these pro-abortion senators go to church and if so what denomination.
The Senate’s killer instinct is showing.
He's already being richly rewarded and will be for the rest of his life. Read Secret Empires by Peter Schweizer.
We need a new majority leader in the Senate. Maybe Rand Paul?
Just as obsequious to the Uniparty’s agenda as the Twi’lek in question was to Jabba.
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