Thursday, February 23, 2017
Republican Senator Says She Will Oppose the Bill to Defund Planned Parenthood
The Hill reports U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, told her state’s legislature Wednesday that she will not support a bill to repeal Obamacare and defund Planned Parenthood, the nation’s largest abortion business.
“I, for one, do not believe that Planned Parenthood has any place in our deliberations on the Affordable Care Act,” Murkowski said. “Taxpayer dollars should not be used to pay for abortions, but I will not vote to deny Alaskans access to the health services that Planned Parenthood provides.”
The news is not a surprise. Murkowski has defended the abortion giant Planned Parenthood numerous times. In 2011, she stood up for the abortion group’s taxpayer funding even after undercover videos showed staff at Planned Parenthood assisting alleged sex traffickers in getting abortions and STD testing for the girls they victimize.
Then in 2015, Murkowski joined two other Senators to try to strip a Planned Parenthood defunding provision from a similar Senate bill, . . . Read More
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