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Paul Ryan vows to defund Planned Parenthood in Obamacare repeal

Fri Jan 06 04:00:42 EST 2017 |
WASHINGTON (UPI) — House Speaker Paul Ryan on Thursday said House Republicans intend to --- Planned Parenthood of funding as part of their promise to repeal the Affordable Care Act. Speaking at his weekly news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., Ryan said the women’s healthcare organization would lose millions of dollars in a fast-track bill. “Planned Parenthood legislation would be in our reconciliation bill,” he said, referring to a congressional procedure that avoids a potential..


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The Wisconsin Republican spoke after a special House panel issued a report criticizing the organization over providing tissue from aborted fetuses to researchers. Planned Parenthoo..
“Well, the Planned Parenthood legislation would be in our reconciliation bill,” Ryan said at his weekly news conference on Capitol Hill. Republicans wrapped a provision targeting P..
House Speaker Paul Ryan says upcoming legislation to repeal the Obamacare health care law would cut off taxpayer money to Planned Parenthood, the nation’s biggest abortion company...
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And when they do things like this, it just further cements in the minds of sane individuals that only the lowest life forms promote and support abortion. Reacting to House Speaker ..