Planned Parenthood confessed to felonies? Hillary Clinton believes in systematic murder? Welcome to the 2016 GOP presidential contest.
Congressional Republicans are pushing legislation that seems designed to punish Planned Parenthood for fictitious crimes.
Most of the footage appears to be recorded during informal receptions when Planned Parenthood officials were speaking extemporaneously to David Daleiden, the anti-choice front group’s figurehead.
The U.S. House is expected to vote Thursday on a bill to defund Planned Parenthood for one year unless it stops offering abortion care.
A vote on a 20-week abortion ban could come as soon as this month, but it’s not clear whether that will appease right-wing GOP lawmakers determined to defund Planned Parenthood.
“Despite the incendiary rhetoric, we have looked strictly at the facts,” said Reps. Frank Pallone and Diana DeGette, top Democrats on one of the committees investigating Planned Parenthood.
As we move closer to the election, we must remember to continue calling out these attacks for what they are: a political rallying cry for an extremist agenda.
Institutions that use fetal tissue for scientific research have found over the past month that they are vulnerable targets of anti-choice legislation pushed in legislatures across the country.
Colorado Republicans will at best see a neutral response by general-election voters and at worst face a serious backlash in next year’s election as a result of their continued attacks on Planned Parenthood, political analysts say.
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