Republican Senate Moving to Fund Planned Parenthood and Aborted-Baby-Parts Research

The Republican-controlled Senate on Thursday voted to pass an appropriations bill funding the Department of Health and Human Services that—if adopted by the House and signed by President Trump–will 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.  On July 11, the House Appropriations Committee approved a fiscal 2019 Labor-HHS-Education appropriations bill that did include language that would prohibit all federal funding of Planned Parenthood.

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