Of Course They Did

The House has voted to block federal aid to Planned Parenthood. Nine Democrats joined with the Republicans; tweets Jill Filipovic: "Wanna guess the gender of the 9 Democrats who voted to cut Planned Parenthood's funding? Take a shot in the dark."

This is not about being pro-life. It's not even about being anti-abortion, not when comprehensively funding family planning is the primary means by which to reduce abortions.

This is nothing more than state-sponsored terrorism, in defense of an inherently violent ideology.

Luckily, the Senate is likely to stop this absurdity in its tracks.

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