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Mike Pence Wages War on Planned Parenthood

Lawmaker trying yet again to cut off funding

(Newser) - The biggest threat to Planned Parenthood isn’t that 'sting' video , it’s Mike Pence. The Indiana Republican is on a one-man mission to cut off all the group’s federal funding. For three years in a row, he’s introduced legislation to ban any entity performing abortions from receiving... More »

Stewart Debates Rape vs. Rape-Rape

Should taxpayer money really go to women who've only been 'rape-ished'?

(Newser) - The GOP wants to limit federal funding for abortions to cases of “forcible rape” only, and, not surprisingly, Jon Stewart was there last night to heap his scorn on the idea. “All rape is by definition forcible,” he pointed out, but correspondent Kristen Schaal wasn’t convinced.... More »

Stupak: Why I Voted Yes; Parker: Why He's Wrong

She thinks we can expect taxpayer dollars to fund abortions

(Newser) - Bart Stupak and Kathleen Parker take the fight over abortion funding to the op-ed pages of the Washington Post today.
  • In his column , Stupak takes exception to Parker calling him a "backstabber" in a previous column and insists that President Obama's executive order is an "ironclad" guarantee that
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White House Telling Me to Zip It: Stupak

Rep predicts Senate abortion language won't pass House

(Newser) - The White House would really rather Bart Stupak keep his opinions about the abortion funding “compromise” in the Senate health care bill to himself, but the staunch rep isn’t playing ball. “They think I shouldn’t be expressing my views on this bill until they get a... More »

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