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Friday, February 18, 2011
 
U.S House passes Pence Amendment to defund Planned Parenthood in a bipartisan vote of 240 to 185
The congressional body voted 240-185 in favor of the amendment, introduced by Rep. Mike Pence (R-IN), to the 2011 Federal Spending Bill.

Immediately after the vote Rep. Pence released a statement saying: "This afternoon's vote is a victory for taxpayers and a victory for life. By banning federal funding to Planned Parenthood, Congress has taken a stand for millions of Americans who believe their tax dollars should not be used to subsidize the largest abortion provider in America.

"I commend my colleagues in both parties for taking a stand for taxpayers and a stand for life."

The amendment will now go before the Senate.

See also: House Overwhelmingly Votes to Scrap Planned Parenthood Funding


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