U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) joined U.S. Senators Jeff Flake (R-AZ), Claire McCaskill (D-MO), Pat Toomey (R-PA), John McCain (R-AZ), Mike Lee (R-UT), Rob Portman (R-OH), Ron Johnson (R-WI), Marco Rubio (R-FL), and Deb Fischer (R-NE) to introduce the Earmark Elimination Act.
The U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 4712, the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Act, on Friday afternoon by a 241 to 183 vote shortly following the 45th Annual March for Life.
President Donald Trump to the 45th Annual March for Life participants: “Under my administration, we will always defend the very first right in the Declaration of Independence, and that is the right to life.”
U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) on the floor of the U.S. Senate criticized the “gang of six” amnesty proposal that six U.S. Senators are threatening to shut down the government over if the U.S. Senate does not vote on their proposal.
U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) spoke in support of protecting and celebrating life on the floor of the U.S. Senate ahead of the annual March for Life in Washington, DC and the 45th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade decision.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced a new Conscience and Religious Freedom Division within the Department’s Office of Civil Rights (OCR).
Quin Hillyer: Critics like Judicial Watch imply that it’s a legitimate question to ask why the National Mango Board, or others like it such as the National Honey Board, the National Peanut Board, and the National Popcorn Board, needs federal government support or oversight at all.
Four pro-life groups support crisis pregnancy centers forced by the California Reproductive FACT Act to advertise and refer clients for abortion in NIFLA v. Becerra that the Supreme Court will hear in February.
Dr. G. Kevin Smith: Not only is “coverage” not equivalent to “care,” “coverage” can and many times does create a barrier to care.
Congressman David Young (R-Iowa): Investing in CHIP helps ensure kids get the proper health care they need to be active and healthy, and helps put parents’ minds at ease. When kids start off their lives healthier they tend to stay healthy and pay less in health care costs throughout their lives.
Shane Vander Hart: People have dignity and worth regardless of their country of origin. People come here because they seek out a future, to improve their lot in life, because the United States, as President Ronald Reagan once put it, is a shining city on a hill. President Trump’s comments malign that truth.
Dr. Marilyn Singleton: ObamaCare’s individual mandate is dead. It’s time to use our healthcare dollars wisely and pay for the medical care, not the middlemen.
U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, on the floor of the U.S. Senate, discussing the negotiations over the Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals program (DACA) said Democrat leaders had rejected good faith offers.
Shane Vander Hart: President Donald Trump has expressed a willingness to restrict speech he views unfavorably. With the expected release of Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House by Michael Wolff, we have seen that inclination once again.
President Donald Trump in an official statement: “Steve Bannon has nothing to do with me or my Presidency. When he was fired, he not only lost his job, he lost his mind.”
The U.S. Senate’s longest-serving member, U.S. Senator Orrin Hatch (R-UT), announced he will retire at the end of 2018 setting up Mitt Romney for a potential Senate run.