FACT CHECK: Did Every Senate Democrat Who Voted Against The Born Alive Bill Receive Donations From Planned Parenthood?

Caitlin McFall | Video Journalist

A former member of the Pussycat Dolls, Kaya Jones, recently tweeted out that “every single democrat that voted against the born alive bill received money from Planned Parenthood.”

The Born-Alive bill is short for the Born Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act, legislation put forward by Sen. Ben Sasse of Nebraska in January that aims to “prohibit a health care practitioner from failing to exercise the proper degree of care in the case of a child who survives an abortion or attempted abortion,” according to the bill summary.

Democrats took issue with the legislation, calling it an attack on a woman’s right to make her own health care decisions. Sasse, for his part, said that the bill “doesn’t have anything to do with Roe v. Wade.” (RELATED: Have There Really Been 60 Million Abortions Since Roe v. Wade?)

Tune in to see whether or not Jones’ claim about Senate Democrats and Planned Parenthood is accurate.

To see more about the research that went into this fact check, continue reading here.

Caitlin McFall

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