Rand Paul wants to defund Planned Parenthood

Sen. Rand Paul has pledged to defund Planned Parenthood, as have several other Republicans seeking the 2016 GOP presidential nomination, and he may set up a roadblock to the federal highway funding bill this week to do so.


His efforts are in response to the undercover video released last week that shows Dr. Deborah Nucatola, senior director of medical services for Planned Parenthood, describing in gruesome detail how fetuses are aborted to preserve body parts—and implying that the organization is involved as a middleman in selling them.
“Not one more taxpayer dollar should go to Planned Parenthood and I intend to make that goal a reality,” a release from the Kentucky senator’s office stated.


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