Pro-life leaders warn of dangers of government shutdown, as U.S. Senate rejects tying Planning Parenthood cutoff to government-wide funding bill

WASHINGTON (Sept. 24, 2015) — The U.S. Senate today defeated a resolution to fund government programs on a temporary basis while blocking all federal funding to Planned Parenthood for one year. The measure, a “continuing resolution,” drew only 47 votes — 13 votes short of the 60 votes that would have been necessary to send …

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