Author archives: David Christensen

Yes, it’s possible to defund Planned Parenthood with 51 votes

by David Christensen

November 12, 2015

Here is a terrific NRO piece from Marjorie Dannenfelser of the SBA List explaining the serious stakes before the U.S. Senate when it comes to defunding a significant portion of Planned Parenthood’s federal subsidies. Marjorie explains how this can be done on the budget “reconciliation” bill. This is a unique opportunity for Congress and for pro-life legislators. The House passed the bill overwhelmingly. Now it’s up to the Senate, and the opportunity to do so with 51 votes is within reach. Read Marjorie’s piece.

House Passes Budget Reconciliation Bill

by David Christensen

October 23, 2015

Great news!  Today, the House passed the “budget reconciliation” bill to defund a huge pot of Planned Parenthood’s federal funding and gut key elements of Obamacare. The roll call vote was 240 ayes to 189 nays, with five members not voting. One Democrat voted for it, while seven Republicans voted no.

See Tony’s statement calling for the Senate to pass this bill here.

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ICE: Unsung Heroes or Anti-Immigrant?
by Emily Weatherholt (July 11, 2018)

Throughout the years, ICE has created alternatives for detention programs, created apps to help prevent child exploitation on the internet and track children that have been abducted by sex trafficking ...

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