Forty-one senators have pledged to filibuster any bipartisan spending bill that includes an amendment to strip federal funding from Planned Parenthood, threatening an impasse with House conservatives.It is a sad state in American history when 41 Senators want to stand with an organization started by an advocate of eugenics, Margaret Sanger. This is setting aside all the recent videos exposing Planned Parenthood being so committed to abortion that they are willing to cover up a host of evil actions. The Nazis sought to dehumanize Jewish people based on their ethnicity, supporters of Planned Parenthood have adopted a racially cleansed version of that. Now everyone is dehumanized and certain life can still be deemed to be unworthy of life. That is eugenics plain and simple.
The group, led by Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.), includes thirty-nine Democratic senators and two Independents, Sens. Joe Lieberman (Conn.) and Bernie Sanders (Vt.).
It’s just large enough to sustain a filibuster to block any spending bill that cuts Planned Parenthood funding from passing the upper chamber.
Congress is trying to reach an agreement on a spending bill for the remainder of fiscal year 2011. The current continuing resolution keeping the government operational runs through April 8...
Cross posted at Blue Collar Philosophy.