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There was an interesting little story in the Washington Post Feb. 28, with this lead:

The Virginia Senate voted Wednesday to cut off state funding to Planned Parenthood of Virginia because it offers abortions….

These sorts of measures go through fits and starts in various states and often fizzle. This particular bill likely won’t make it past Virginia’s pro-abort governor, Timothy Kaine.
But what made this vote stand out was this key point, again quoting the Post:

The decision [was] a major setback for the Senate’s new Democratic
majority
….

Democrats could not break one lone pro-life member, Charles Colgan, from voting with the Republican minority….
One pro-life Democrat made the difference.
When Democrats wrested control of both houses of Congress on the national level in 2006, the pro-life situation there looked dire.
It was anticipated Democrats would try to knock off all long-standing pro-life riders on appropriations bills and pass anti-life legislation to boot.
But none of that happened….
Here’s the inside scoop on what’s happening with Democrats on the national level, from well-placed pro-life spies….

Continue reading my column today, “”Pro-life Democrats see success,” on WorldNetDaily.com.