Thursday, September 23, 2010


Christie Veto Shuts Down Abortion Clinics in NJ

National Review Online, by Daniel Foster

Part of Gov. Chris Christie’s belt-tightening plan for New Jersey was the termination of $7.5 million in public funding for Planned Parenthood clinics in the state, a decision Democrats in the legislature countermanded with a bill that cleared the Senate with a 30-10 vote — sufficient to override a veto. But when that veto came and the Democrats scheduled an override vote, Republicans in the legislature backed down, and the measure failed 23-17. Now, Planned Parenthood facilities in the state are shuttering their doors: After the New Jersey state Senate defeated an attempt to override the decision of Gov. Chris Christie

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Thank You, Lord, for putting it in the Republicans and Democrats' hearts to vote against this ungodly proposal. You have spared us a greater judgment for now. This would have destroyed our military and our country. Thank You, God, for having Mercy on us!

Senate deals blow to proposed 'Don't ask, don't tell' repeal in 56-43 vote

By Roxan...a Tiron and J. Taylor Rushing

to repeal the ban on openly gay people serving in the military. The Senate on Tuesday dealt a blow to the Obama administration’s efforts to repeal the ban on openly gay people serving in the military.

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