Opposition to defunding Planned Parenthood is an encouraging sign

The Winsted Journal Editorial

As Republicans in Congress attempt to defund the national Planned Parenthood organization by cutting Title X funding, the chorus of voices opposing the move has thankfully grown louder, with both conservative and liberal groups criticizing GOP leaders for their short-sighted actions.

The controversy began when a Republican provision to cut all federal funding for Planned Parenthood passed in the U.S. House of Representatives last month, but did not become law, as the Senate rejected a spending bill that included the language.

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