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House Leadership Will Plan Vote to Defund Planned Parenthood

Though Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Congress is without means to defund Planned Parenthood until a new president is in the White House, leading House Republicans still plan to schedule a vote to end taxpayer support for the nation’s largest abortion provider when House members return to Washington next week.

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Rand Paul To Speak At Washington, D.C. #WomenBetrayed Rally To Defund Planned Parenthood

Dr. Ben Carson, also a 2016 contender, will headline the rally on Capitol Hill. In addition to Carson, other speakers scheduled include Sen. James Lankford (R-OK), Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN), Rep. Chris Smith, Rep. Andy Harris (R-MD), Rep. Tim Huelskamp (R-KS), and other national pro-life leaders. Most of the rallies across the country will be held at 12:00 noon local time in the cities located at the #WomenBetrayed website.

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Scott Walker Says He’s Not Running On Social Issues, And He Really Isn’t

In fact, just Friday, while campaigning in New Hampshire where he was asked questions about gay Boy Scout leaders, Walker said he is not planning to get bogged down on controversial social issues. “Those aren’t what I’m running on,” Walker said, according to the Associated Press. “It’s just the unique thing that people are surprised about is, I actually answer questions.”

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker speaks at Red Rock Harley-Davidson on July 14, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Walker launched his campaign on Monday, joining 14 other Republican candidates for the 2016 presidential race.

‘Evil,’ ‘Indefensible,’ ‘Final Nail in Coffin,’ ‘Stomach Churning,’ Say Pro-Life House Member, Groups on Planned Parenthood Baby Parts for Sale

“The fact that Planned Parenthood performs upwards of 327,000 abortions a year is heartbreaking and barbaric enough on its own,” Rep. Diane Black said in a statement to Breitbart News. “The news that its employees engaged in the selling of aborted babies’ body parts is almost too much to bear and shows that Planned Parenthood’s disregard for innocent human life was even worse than we imagined.”

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GOP Senators Help Democrats Advance Repeal of Ban on U.S. Funding of Organizations Providing Abortions Overseas

Though the Republican Party claims to be the “pro-life” party, Politico reported Kirk, Collins, and Murkowski slithered up to pro-abortion Democrats to approve an amendment to the State Department appropriations bill that would permanently lift the restriction on funding organizations that provide abortions – one that President Ronald Reagan’s administration put in place.

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