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April 18, 2011

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.

April 14, 2011

House Amends Continuing Resolution to Defund Planned Parenthood

Wednesday, April 13th, 2011, the House revised H. R. 1473, the Continuing Appropriations bill, to say that no funds from this appropriation may be used to fund Planned Parenthood for the remainder of FY 2011. House Concurrent Resolution 36 passed by a vote of 241-179, with five Democrats joining the Republicans in support of the measure. They were: Boren (OK-2), Costa (CA-20), Donnelly (IN-2), Ruppersberger (MD-2), and Shuler (NC-11).

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