This week was a historic week for the pro-life movement. The momentum is swinging towards protecting life.
For the first time in history, a bill to defund Planned Parenthood was passed by both Houses of Congress and was sent to the President’s desk. And as expected, President Obama vetoed the bill today.
So what is at stake? Why is defunding Planned Parenthood so critical? One member of Congress got it right when he addressed the House this week. Rep. Chris Smith, who chairs the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Global Human Rights, took to the House floor on Wednesday to explain why he was supporting the bill, which stripped Planned Parenthood of our taxpayer funding: [Read more...]