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House Proceeding 07-24-09 on Jul 24th, 2009 :: 1:45:15 to 1:46:35
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Jean Schmidt

1:45:11 to 1:45:31( Edit History Discussion )

Jean Schmidt: america, should not be the largest recipient of funding under 150eu9le 10. the time has come to deny all federal funding to planned parenthood of america and the pence amendment would do that. the chair: the gentleman reserves his time. for what purpose does the gentleman from wisconsin rise? mr. obey: i claim time in opposition.

Jean Schmidt

1:45:15 to 1:46:35( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Jean Schmidt

Jean Schmidt

1:45:32 to 1:45:53( Edit History Discussion )

Jean Schmidt: the chair: the gentleman is recognized. mr. obey: i reserve the balance of my time. the chair: the gentleman from indiana. mr. pence: with that, i would like to yield one minute to the gentlelady from ohio. the chair: the gentlewoman is recognized for one minute.

Jean Schmidt

1:45:54 to 1:46:15( Edit History Discussion )

Jean Schmidt: mrs. schmidt: i rise in strong support of the pence amendment. recent polls indicate a majority of americans are opposed to paying for abortions through their tax dollars. this amendment offered by mr. pence simply brings the federal family planning funds in line with the sentiment of the majority of our americans. from 2007 to 2008, planned

Jean Schmidt

1:46:16 to 1:46:35( Edit History Discussion )

Jean Schmidt: parenthood, our nation's largest abortion provider, received our american taxpayer dollars. the fiction that we try to create when we say that these funds are not indirectly going for abortion is disingenuous at best.

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