In a five-hour special session devoted to a problem they'd engineered, congressional GOP members put on a show of righteous indignation as they attempted to make the case for pulling federal funding of Planned Parenthood.
The Republican presidential contender said Sunday that he will continue his effort to cut federal funding for the nonprofit women’s health group over a dispute regarding the treatment of aborted fetal tissue.
If Gov. Rick Perry calls another special session to attempt to pass a state Senate bill that would make legal abortion virtually impossible in Texas, he and his cohorts would face another surge of popular protest, Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards said Wednesday.
As the freshly shellacked president cuts deals with a triumphant Republican Party, the annual Puffin/Nation Prize for Creative Citizenship was awarded to two uncompromising activists.