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House Votes to Block Planned Parenthood Funds

Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives have passed a measure that would end government funding for Planned Parenthood for a year. The 241-187 vote Friday was divided along party lines. The bill is not expected to pass in the Senate, and President Barack Obama has said he would veto any bill defunding the group. The bill was sparked by secretly recorded videos showing Planned Parenthood officials discussing selling tissue from aborted fetuses for medical research. Abortion...

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