Planned Parenthood Debate Could Trigger US Government Shutdown

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(Worthy News) - Members of Congress, heading back to Washington after their August recess, will have just a few days in which to pass legislation that will keep the government funded after a current measure expires October 1. With some Republicans saying they want to use the spending bill to defund Planned Parenthood, another budget showdown may be in the works.

The last time a budget battle between the major parties triggered a government shutdown, the fight was over Democratic President Barack Obama’s sweeping health care reform law, which Republicans bitterly opposed. That partial shutdown lasted 13 days.

This time, the issue that has many Republican lawmakers and voters upset is the release of several undercover videos showing some Planned Parenthood employees talking about providing aborted fetal tissue for medical research. [ Source ]

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12 thoughts on “Planned Parenthood Debate Could Trigger US Government Shutdown

  1. do we need congress for the fed govt to operate? i would be happy if THIS congress never had another session. obama and the supreme court are ruling by fiat anyway and boehner and mcconnell are liars and incompetent!

  2. Ezekiel 38, there is a list of nations that will come together at the end of days for the express purpose of destroying the nation of Israel. This battle has been traditionally called the 'Gog and Magog' war. Among those nations listed is Turkey, who is identified by multiple ancient place names/locations that existed within that country's current borders (i.e., Meshech, Tubal, Gomer, Togarmah). Also, Libya is identified. Some Bible translations use the word 'Put', which is simply the Hebrew place name for the area currently occupied by present-day Libya. Finally, Iran has been singled out by its ancient name Persia (Ezekiel 38:5).

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