Monday, February 21, 2011

House Votes to Defund Planned Parenthood

On Friday, February 18, 2011 - By a vote of 240-185 the U.S. House of Representatives voted in favor of defunding Planned Parenthood for this current fiscal year.  It was added as an amendment to H.R. 1, the Continuing Appropriations Act of 2011.

The Wisconsin Delegation voting in favor of defunding Planned Parenthood included:  Representatives Duffy, Petri, Ribble, Ryan & Sensenbrenner.

Wisconsin Delegation voting against included:  Representatives Baldwin, Kind and Moore

This legislation will make it’s way to the Senate for consideration.  You may share your views with your senators as follow:

Senator Johnson – (202) 224-5323
Senator Kohl – (202) 224-5653