The U.S. Senate has rejected a budget bill that would, among other things, block funding to the Planned Parenthood Federation of America. But at least one local Planned Parenthood representative said "the fight isn't over." ...

Despite the failure of the House-approved bill, Susan Yolen, executive director for Planned Parenthood of Southern New England, doesn't believe the agency's funding is totally safe.

"Whatever votes occur today are not the final word," she said. "The fight isn't over."

Lawmakers will now have to come up with a mutually acceptable version of the budget bill.

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Planned Parenthood of Southern New England, Inc.


March 09, 2011