MISSISSIPPI (WLOX) - On Wednesday, the Mississippi Senate voted to defund Planned Parenthood.
Sponsored by Finance Chairman Sen. Joey Fillingane, R-Petal, Senate Bill 2238 stops tax dollars from being spent with Planned Parenthood, but allows for 'spending on family health services to other providers.'
Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves issued the following statement:
The bill is headed to the house for consideration. Click here for the text and amendments of Senate Bill 2238.