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Ann Coulter: Swamp People: 47; Trump: 0

If this is the budget deal we get when Republicans control the House, the Senate and the presidency, there’s no point in ever voting for a Republican again.

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Jennifer Lawrence Got Birth Control, Condoms from Planned Parenthood: Everything ‘Normal Teenager Growing Up in a Jesus House’ Needs

The Hunger Games star Jennifer Lawrence tells Glamour Magazine in a new interview that she was horrified about the shooting by a deranged man at a Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood that left three people dead – which she called an “attack on women” – because she relied on the abortion business to obtain birth control and condoms as a teenager.

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Franklin Graham Leaves GOP Over Planned Parenthood Funding

Evangelist Franklin Graham announced Tuesday he is leaving the Republican Party following the GOP’s cave to Democrats last week in the $1.1 trillion omnibus spending bill. Graham particularly likened the continued taxpayer funding of Planned Parenthood in the bill to

Anti-abortion activists hold a rally opposing federal funding for Planned Parenthood in front of the U.S. Capitol July 28, 2015 in Washington, DC.

Planned Parenthood Funded by Taxpayers in Spending Deal

Though many Republicans in Congress have expressed horror at the apparent activities of Planned Parenthood, revealed through numerous investigative videos, the $1.6 trillion omnibus deal announced by House Speaker Paul Ryan would still give taxpayer funds for the nation’s largest abortion provider.

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Senate Advances Spending Bill with Planned Parenthood Funding

Last week, Democrats led a filibuster of a Senate stopgap measure that would have defunded Planned Parenthood. Eight Republicans did not support that measure, leaving it short of a simple majority, much less the 60 votes required to overcome the filibuster.

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Ted Cruz Continues Commitment to Defund Planned Parenthood

Sen. Ted Cruz continued his commitment to defund Planned Parenthood during Wednesday night’s CNN GOP debate, even if it means a federal spending bill does not pass because taxpayer dollars for the abortion business are included in it.

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Kasich Channels McConnell on Planned Parenthood: GOP Doesn’t Need Unpopular Government Shutdown

Echoing McConnell’s words, the Ohio Governor said in New Hampshire Saturday and then argued on Fox News Sunday, that President Obama would veto any spending bill that transfers funds from Planned Parenthood to women’s healthcare facilities that do not perform abortions. Kasich warns that could make Republicans vulnerable if the government subsequently shuts down.

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DOJ: Bobby Jindal’s Decision To Strip Planned Parenthood’s Medicaid Funds Violates Federal Law

In a court filing that appears to support Planned Parenthood’s lawsuit days before the Jindal administration and Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast (PPGC) head to federal court over the decision, the DOJ said Jindal’s administration has not adequately shown why the abortion provider’s contract should be terminated, and that the decision violates laws that allow Medicaid patients to choose their own medical doctors, reports nola.com. PPGC is asking the court for a temporary restraining order against the Jindal administration’s decision to cut its federal funding.

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Planned Parenthood Sues Alabama for Cutting Medicaid Funding

With the ACLU at its side, Planned Parenthood has filed a lawsuit against Alabama following the state’s decision to terminate its Medicaid contract. This comes in the wake of the recent video scandal exposing the abortion provider’s practices of harvesting aborted baby body parts to sell on the open market.

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John Boehner’s Adviser and Sister of StemExpress CEO Quietly Resigns

As the controversy over taxpayer funding of Planned Parenthood is likely to heat up when the House of Representatives’ recess ends, Speaker John Boehner’s health policy adviser – who is also the sister of Cate Dyer, CEO of StemExpress, which has partnered with Planned Parenthood – has quietly resigned from her position on Boehner’s staff.

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Rand Paul to Headline #WomenBetrayed Rally in D.C.

National pro-life groups Students for Life of America (SFLA) and Pro-Life Future (PLF) will host a #WomenBetrayed rally and press conference in the nation’s capital on Thursday, September 10, to call attention to their claim that while Planned Parenthood touts it promotes “women’s healthcare,” it has actually betrayed women through its practices of harvesting the body parts of women’s aborted babies for potential sale on the open market, as revealed in undercover videos.

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#ProtestPP Speaker Blasts Planned Parenthood: ‘Women and Children Are Not for Sale!’

Thousands of protesters in over 320 cities across the nation and in at least five other countries gathered at Planned Parenthood clinics Saturday to call out the organization’s practices of harvesting the body parts of aborted babies for potential sale to biomedical companies, and to demand that Congress defund Planned Parenthood.

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More States Move to End Federal Flow of Funds to Planned Parenthood

Despite the Obama administration’s threat against terminating federal funding of Planned Parenthood, more states are cutting Medicaid funds to the nation’s largest abortion provider following videos that have exposed top medical directors of the organization engaged in the harvesting of body parts of aborted babies for potential sale to biomedical companies.

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Live Action’s Lila Rose Blasts Trump Over Planned Parenthood Comments

During a Tuesday morning interview, Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump shocked many of his supporters when he left the door open to continued taxpayer support (about a half-billion dollars annually) to abortion provider Planned Parenthood. Lila Rose, president of the

Secretary of Health and Human Services Sylvia Burwell speaks during a House Ways and Means Committee hearing on Capitol Hill June 10, 2015 in Washington, DC. The committee held a hearing on 'ObamacareImplementation and the Department of Health and Human Services FY 2016 Budget Reqest.' AFP PHOTO/BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI (Photo credit …

HHS Chief Burwell Won’t Investigate Planned Parenthood, Hasn’t Seen Videos

Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Sylvia Burwell said she had not viewed any of the videos regarding Planned Parenthood’s involvement in harvesting the body parts of aborted babies for sale, and that her office would not be conducting an investigation into the practices of the nation’s largest abortion provider.