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Congresswoman Alma Adams

Representing the 12th District of North Carolina


Congresswoman Alma Adams Votes Against House GOP’s Latest Attempt to Attack Women’s Healthcare

Dec 1, 2016
Press Release

Washington, D.C.— Today, Congresswoman Alma S.  Adams (NC-12) voted against H. Res. 933. This legislation would increase the funding available to the select panel assembled to investigate Planned Parenthood following the release of heavily edited videos from anti-abortion activists that allegedly showed Planned Parenthood profiting from the sale of fetal tissue collected from abortions by $800,000. An investigation by three House Committees has failed to produce any evidence that Planned Parenthood acted illegally or misused federal funds. The select panel has already received $790,000 in 2016.

“Instead of fulfilling our duties as a law-making body, radical Republicans in Congress would rather continue to waste taxpayer dollars on this ideological witch-hunt” said Congresswoman Adams.

“I am disappointed by the passage of this resolution. My Democratic colleagues and I will continue to fight against these destructive tactics to roll back women’s rights, deceive the American public, and waste taxpayer dollars.”