The Senate failed to defund Planned Parenthood on Monday after weeks of scandal surrounding allegations of the sale of fetal organs by the billion-dollar organization.
On Monday the upper chamber voted on legislation introduced by freshman Sen. Joni Ernst (R., Iowa) that would have cut off the taxpayer spigot for the embattled organization and distributed the funds to local community healthcare centers.
Republican presidential contender and Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal cut off the state flow of taxpayer dollars to Planned Parenthood on Monday in the wake of undercover videos outlining the alleged sale of baby body parts.
Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton defended campaign donor Planned Parenthood in an ad released Monday, despite the organ harvesting scandal that she called “disturbing” one week ago.
New York is forcing Walmart, Amazon, and other retailers to pay over $300,000 for the crime of selling toy guns.
After one company implemented a minimum wage of $70,000 a year, some employees quit because they thought the across-the-board raises were unfair, the New York Times reported.