Capitol Connection Episode 82

U.S. Senate Rejects Latest Attempt to Defund Abortion Providers

The United States Senate held a vote last week on an amendment to defund Planned Parenthood.

Introduced by Senator Rand Paul as an amendment to a Senate appropriations package, the vote failed to garner enough support to pass the 60-vote threshold and failed with 45 Yes and 48 No votes.

Nebraska Senator Ben Sasse was an original co-sponsor of the amendment.

Hear more about the vote and it’s implications going forward, plus “Drag Queen Story Hour” taking place in at least 40 states, New York launches new campaign targeting crisis pregnancy centers, NFL Star Ben Watson helps support pregnancy center save babies from abortion, and more pro-life news from around the country on this week’s Capitol Connection Podcast.


Nate Grasz

Nate Grasz

Policy Director at Nebraska Family Alliance
Nate is the Policy Director of Nebraska Family Alliance and host of Capitol Connection, a weekly radio show on 94.5 The Answer and available on iTunes.
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