"I think we all need to pause in our daily lives and think about what Planned Parenthood really does. And, you bet, the Senate is a problem right now when we're talking about defunding them."

Musgrave challenged Democrats who have pledged not to cut the group's funding.

"[Senate Majority Leader] Harry ReidHarry ReidThis obscure Senate rule could let VP Mike Pence fully repeal ObamaCare once and for all Sharron Angle to challenge GOP rep in Nevada Fox's Watters asks Trump whom he would fire: Baldwin, Schumer or Zucker MORE says he'll shut down the government before he'll take money away from Planned Parenthood, and I say to Harry Reid 'Go ahead!'"

She argued cutting Planned Parenthood's funding should be a non-negotiable point for the GOP during the current budget talks and called the current House Republican leadership including Speaker John BoehnerJohn BoehnerGOP rushes to vote without knowing full impact of healthcare plan Dem senator to reintroduce ‘buy American’ legislation GOP senators offer bill to require spending cuts with debt-limit hikes MORE (R-Ohio) and Majority Leader Eric CantorEric CantorPaul replaces Cruz as GOP agitator GOP shifting on immigration Breitbart’s influence grows inside White House MORE (R-Va.) "the most pro-life Congress ever."

Family Research Council PAC President Connie Mackey echoed Musgrave's call for the GOP to shut down the government over the issue of Planned Parenthood's funding.