With GOP In Control, Planned Parenthood Defunding Becomes Question Of ‘When’ Not ‘If’
Congressional Republicans plan to move on legislation cutting of all federal funds to the organization early next year, according to sources.
GOP Eyes Best Chance In Years To Defund Planned Parenthood
Congressional Republicans are aiming to cut off federal funding for Planned Parenthood early next year, according to GOP sources on and off the Hill, as social conservatives press for a milestone win under Donald Trump's presidency after years of thwarted attempts to defund the health care group. (Haberkorn and Everett, 11/28)
In other news —
Texas To Implement Rules Requiring Burial Or Cremation Of Fetal Remains
Texas’ proposed rules requiring the cremation or burial of fetal remains will take effect Dec. 19, according to state health officials. Despite intense outcry from the medical community and reproductive rights advocates, the state will prohibit hospitals, abortion clinics and other health care facilities from disposing of fetal remains in sanitary landfills, instead allowing only cremation or burial of all remains — regardless of the period of gestation. (Ura, 11/28)