Jackie in the News
Planned Parenthood funding disappears in House budget
89.3 KPCC-Southern California Public RadioBy Patt Morrison
Early Saturday, the House of Representatives passed a $1.2 trillion budget bill, covering every Cabinet agency through September 30th and imposing severe spending cuts on domestic programs and foreign aid. The Republicans took deep swipes at Obama’s health care law and called for stripping federal funding for Planned Parenthood because of its abortion services. Before the vote, Rep. Jackie Speier spoke to the House with a deeply personal message about abortion rights and the need for Planned Parenthood to do its work to continue.
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