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  • Providing for Consideration of H.R. 3134, Defund Planned Parenthood Act of 2015


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    Representative Virginia Foxx

    From: NC District 5

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-09-17

    FOXX. Madam Speaker, by direction of the Committee on Rules, I call up House Resolution 421 and ask for its immediate consideration. The Clerk read the resolution, as follows: ...



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    Representative James P. McGovern

    From: MA District 2

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-09-17

    McGOVERN. Madam Speaker, I want to thank the gentlewoman from North Carolina, my good friend, Dr. Foxx, for yielding me the customary 30 minutes. I yield myself such time as I may consume. (Mr. McGOVERN...



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    Representative Bradley Byrne

    From: AL District 1

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-09-17

    BYRNE. Madam Speaker, by now, we have all seen the appalling videos which depict Planned Parenthood officials talking about how they crush babies in certain ways to preserve certain organs and then bargaining...



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    Representative Louise McIntosh Slaughter

    From: NY District 25

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-09-17

    SLAUGHTER. I thank my colleague, Mr. McGovern, for yielding me the time. Madam Speaker, I rise today in defense of Planned Parenthood, an organization that for nearly 100 years has been the only accessible...



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    Representative Richard Hudson

    From: NC District 8

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-09-17

    HUDSON. Madam Speaker, this debate is not about any one organization that receives tax dollars. This isn't about Republicans versus Democrats. It is not even about pro-life versus pro-choice. The issue...



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    Representative Doris O. Matsui

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    Date: 2015-09-17

    MATSUI. I thank the gentleman for yielding. Madam Speaker, I rise in strong opposition to the rule and to stand with millions of American women and men who receive essential health services from Planned...



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    Representative Mia B. Love

    From: UT District 4

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-09-17

    LOVE. Madam Speaker, I rise in support of H.R. 3134, to defund Planned Parenthood, and H.R. 3504, which requires that babies born alive during abortions get the same medical treatment as any other child. ...



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    Representative Peter Welch

    From: VT District 0

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-09-17

    WELCH. I thank the gentleman. Madam Speaker, there are two issues that are very contentious: abortion and fetal research. I support the right of a woman to choose. I support medical research that is...



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    Representative Earl L. "Buddy" Carter

    From: GA District 1

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-09-17

    CARTER of Georgia. Madam Speaker, I stand today in support of the innocent and the unborn. I strongly believe now is the time for Congress to stand up for those who cannot stand up for themselves. ...



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    Representative Daniel T. Kildee

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    Date: 2015-09-17

    KILDEE. Madam Speaker, let's be clear. This is not a debate about abortion. There are different points of view on that question, but it is a settled question by the U.S. Supreme Court. Those who want...



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    Representative Martha Roby

    From: AL District 2

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-09-17

    ROBY. Mr. Speaker, no taxpayer should be forced to fund an organization that aborts more than 350,000 unborn babies every year. This is a commonsense truth that even pro-abortion activists have a hard...



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    Representative Rosa L. DeLauro

    From: CT District 3

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-09-17

    DeLAURO. Mr. Speaker, I rise in opposition to this rule and the underlying bill. With this bill, the majority has declared war on the health and well-being of millions of women. Planned Parenthood...



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    Representative Barry Loudermilk

    From: GA District 11

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-09-17

    LOUDERMILK. Madam Speaker, there comes a time when we must face the truth, regardless of how disgusting or offensive that truth is. As much as we dislike where we are and the shame the harvesting of...



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    Representative Carolyn B. Maloney

    From: NY District 12

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-09-17

    MALONEY of New York. Madam Speaker, I rise in opposition. These bills today are the direct result of a series of videos that have been found to be purposefully misleading, alleging misdeeds that never...



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    Representative Christopher H. Smith

    From: NJ District 4

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-09-17

    SMITH of New Jersey. Madam Speaker, I thank Virginia Foxx, who is a tremendous leader for life and a great leader in this Congress, for yielding. Mr. McGovern said we are wasting our time. Mr. Kildee...



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    Representative Suzanne Bonamici

    From: OR District 1

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-09-17

    BONAMICI. Madam Speaker, I rise in opposition to the rule and the underlying bills. This closed rule makes in order misguided legislation that would seriously limit access to crucial healthcare services,...



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    Representative Sheila Jackson Lee

    From: TX District 18

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-09-17

    JACKSON LEE asked and was given permission to revise and extend her remarks.) Ms. JACKSON LEE. Madam Speaker, I would not be here on the floor to lend suspicion to the faithfulness of anyone, but as...



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    Representative James P. McGovern

    From: MA District 2

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-09-17

    McGOVERN. Mr. Speaker, I demand a recorded vote. A recorded vote was ordered. The SPEAKER pro tempore. This will be a 5-minute vote. The vote was taken by electronic device, and there were--ayes...