UPDATE: Governor Rauner has signed House Bill 40 in to public act on September 28th. It is effective June 1st, 2018. In a press confe...
July 28, 2017
US Senate again fails to defund Planned Parenthood, repeal Obamacare
The U.S. Senate voted 51 to 49 to reject a "skinny" repeal of Obamacare and defund Planned Parenthood in the early hours of the morning on July 28.
The "skinny" repeal of Obamacare would have effectively ended individual and employer mandates to purchase health insurance. It also would have defunded Planned Parenthood, America's largest abortion provider.