Senate Rejects House Concurrent Resolution to Defund Planned Parenthood

On Thursday, April 14th, 2011, the Senate voted 58-42 to reject House Concurrent Resolution 36, which was appended to H.R. 1473 to defund Planned Parenthood for the remainder of FY2011.

Republican Senators Scott Brown (MA), Susan Collins (ME), Mark Kirk (IL), Lisa Murkowski (AK), and Olympia Snowe (ME) joined all Democrats in opposition to the measure.

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