Mike Pence plays pivotal role in helping reverse pro-PPFA rule

 
The U.S. Senate approved repeal of a pro-Planned Parenthood rule by the slimmest of margins last week, in an action that twice required Vice President Mike Pence to break a tie. Pence's decisive votes—first to bring the proposal to the Senate floor and then to pass it—broke 50-50 roll calls and provided final action by Congress to reverse an Obama administration regulation. The rule in question effectively bars states from prohibiting funds for Planned Parenthood ...

Planned Parenthood reveals how vital abortion is to its mission

 
Planned Parenthood's rejection of a White House offer to maintain federal funding if it drops its abortion business demonstrates how important the lethal procedure is to the organization, Southern Baptist leaders said. The informal proposal and the refusal—reported March 6 by The New York Times—came as Congress and President Trump consider legislation to cut funds for the country's scandal-plagued, leading abortion provider. Both budget bills and a new health care replacement measure proposed in the House of ...