by Steven Ertelt
According to a report in The Hill, the vote will take place when lawmakers return from their annual August recess after Labor Day. The House is expected to consider a couple of possibilities — including legislation to fully de-fund Planned Parenthood or a measure that would revoke funding for one-year, which might win more votes than complete de-funding and might have a better chance of passing in the Senate.
“We’re encouraged to know there will be a vote this fall, whether it’s our bill or something that is similar,” a spokesman for Rep. Diane Black (R-Tenn.) said Friday.
“There’s a couple specific possibilities being discussed,” the spokesman said.
The pro-life community and republicans in Congress have been divided over the best way to proceed on a de-funding vote — with some preferring to support legislation to de-fund Planned Parenthood and to hold accountable Democrats and 2016 presidential candidates who oppose de-funding while others suggest a government shutdown is the best way to proceed...
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