Casey, an even-tempered Democrat from Pennsylvania, has been ahead of the pack in his criticism of the president, at some political risk.
The legislation nullifies a rule barring state and local governments from withholding federal funding for family planning services, regardless of whether they performed abortions.
Funding for Planned Parenthood remains on the line in the Trump era, and the collapse of the Republican health care bill didn’t end the debate.
Vice President Mike Pence cast the tiebreaking vote on a measure that returns the power to the states to distribute federal grants to family planning clinics.
By RICHARD PÉREZ-PEÑA March 29, 2017 California prosecutors filed felony charges on Tuesday against two anti-abortion activists who secretly recorded videos in an attempt to discredit abortion providers, saying that some of the recordings...
More than 200 protests took place at Planned Parenthood locations across the country, urging the president and the Congress to strip federal funding from the women’s health provider. Supporters of the organization held more than 150 counter-demonstrations.