Entries Tagged ‘Roll Call’

GOP Leader promises vote redux on 20-week abortion ban; May 7 protest remains scheduled

In a “pen-and-pad sit-down” with reporters today, Republican House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy said the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act is circling back around for a vote. According to Roll Call: McCarthy also said he intended to bring up three measures Republicans pulled from the floor earlier this Congress: a bill banning most abortions after 20 […]

Why I chose to get arrested at Speaker Boehner’s office

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When word came down the night of January 21 that House GOP leaders were reneging on their promise to hold a vote on the 20-week abortion ban the next day – the haunting 42nd anniversary of the Supreme Court’s Roe v Wade decision – [WARNING: vulgarity alert], I was pissed off to the height of pisstivity. Sorry, that’s the most accurate way I can describe it.

Democrat congresswoman walks out of prayer gathering after Dobson calls Obama “abortion president”

Rep. Janice Hahn just wanted to hear evangelist Billy Graham’s daughter speak at Thursday’s National Day of Prayer gathering on Capitol Hill, but she ended up storming out of the room before that portion of the program could get underway. The California Democrat said she was appalled by the remarks of Dr. James Dobson, saying […]

Not the messaging Cecile hoped for today: Full page ad exposes Sanger’s racist, eugenic roots

Planned Parenthood is, of course, one of the groups sponsoring Pro-Choice Lobby Day in Washington, DC, today. So this morning PP CEO Cecile Richards sent out an email asking for “message[s] of support.”… Right after Cecile’s email came another one on the same topic – messaging -  but from the other end of the spectrum…

Just say NO to the next short-term budget, which continues funding Planned Parenthood

UPDATE, 7:20p: Add Club for Growth and Heritage Action to the list of groups opposing any more short-term CRs whatsoever. Today, together with Family Research Council, they issued a joint press release stating they will score votes on short-term CRs. 7:15p: The Republican-controlled House Appropriations Committee today released another proposed short-term Continuing Resolution, to commence […]

Party of death on, Bart Stupak

Bart Stupak is the new Democrat Party It Guy.

Thursday night whip count

From Roll Call article tonight entitled, “Setbacks zero out gains in whip count”…

Rangel: Healthcare bill faces “serious problem”; Weiner mocks Senate “kabuki dance”

Only 1 sentence on abortion (There’s scads of trouble and they haven’t even gotten to that issue yet?!), but this is still all good news… more wrenches in Obamacare’s works. Furthermore, a delayed timetable increases the likelihood Scott Brown would be in place to vote against the bill in the Senate, Roll Call last night, […]


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