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Jan 18, 2019 - 10:56 am .- In a procedural vote on Thursday, the Republican-led U.S. Senate failed to advance a bill that would prohibit taxpayer funding for abortions.
Nov 5, 2018 - 04:11 pm .- After a pro-life leader said she is voting for a pro-choice Senate candidate because she believes he will best advance the cause of life, another pro-life advocate rejected this approach to fighting abortion.
Jan 29, 2018 - 04:30 pm .- A procedural vote on a Senate bill to ban abortions after 20 weeks failed on the evening of Jan. 29, after more than three hours of debate. The cloture motion, which would have prevented a filibuster on the bill, required 60 votes to pass, and failed by a vote of 51-46.
Mar 30, 2017 - 03:27 pm .- Vice President Mike Pence cast the deciding vote in the Senate Thursday to advance a measure allowing states to once more have the freedom to avoid funding Planned Parenthood clinics with federal “family planning” grants.    
Feb 4, 2017 - 03:06 pm .- A new bill introduced in the U.S. Senate would re-allocate women’s health care funding away from controversial abortion provider Planned Parenthood, toward health care providers that don’t perform abortions.
Jan 10, 2017 - 05:22 pm .- As a new Senate report alleges that the advertising site Backpage.com covered for child sex traffickers, Backpage defends its record of working with law enforcement against trafficking.
Jan 30, 2013 - 12:09 am .- Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles welcomed an immigration reform plan proposed by a bipartisan group of U.S. Senators as a much-needed foundation for further reform efforts.