Throughout the congressional debate over whether taxpayer dollars should continue to fund Planned Parenthood, proponents claimed that not doing so would deny women across the country access to quality healthcare. However, according to the abortion giant's own recently released 2014-15 annual report covering its activities, it provided fewer healthcare services to fewer patients than the year before, while still continuing to abort over 300,000 babies annually.
After hearing months of testimony, the grand jury declined to indict either officer in the shooting of 12-year-old Tamir Rice.
One hundred and twenty-four Democrats have signed on to a bill that would “prohibit the sale, transfer, production, and importation” of so-called “assault weapons” and associated accessories. The measure would also criminalize the sale or transfer of many firearms already in circulation.
Citing significant cuts to its budget made in the recently enacted spending bill, the Department of Justice has suspended a program of sharing seized assets that has been incredibly profitable for local law enforcement for many years.