Planned Parenthood took the high road and a smart turn in the road by announcing that they will continue fetal tissue donations, but will no longer accept reimbursements. They have now taken both legs out from under the Republican attack on Planned Parenthood. With the fetal tissue issue gone, Planned Parenthood has exposed the real attack—on women’s health and on constitutionally protected a
In their first vote of the 114th Congress, the majority used their first votes to eliminate the vote in the Committee of the Whole of the residents of your Nation’s Capital. That vote on some, but certainly not all, matters had been approved by the federal courts. We have used this vote in three Congresses, but not when Republicans controlled.
District of Columbia voters passed the most restrictive marijuana reform law in the country, allowing possession of small amounts of marijuana for personal use only. Four states have passed marijuana legalization laws.