Tag: Rep. Trent Franks

Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., talks with reporters after meeting with President Donald Trump who came to Capitol Hill to rally support among GOP lawmakers for the Republican health care overhaul, in Washington, Tuesday, March 21, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Rep. Mark Meadows: The ‘Buffalo Buyout’ Won’t Save RyanCare

The chairman of the House Freedom Caucus told reporters Tuesday that despite a phone call with President Donald J. Trump he is not voting for the American Health Care Act, crafted by Speaker Paul Ryan (R.-WI) as an alternative to the clean repeal of the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Obamacare.

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Issue of Religious Liberty Reaches Supreme Court Once Again

A diverse group of people and organizations representing a wide array of religious beliefs will argue their case before the Supreme Court Wednesday that the government has no role in instructing them about the tenets of their faiths.

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House Passes Bill to Defund Planned Parenthood for One Year, Pending Investigation

A measure in the U.S. House of Representatives passed on Friday to temporarily suspend the availability of any funds to Planned Parenthood of America, Inc. or any of its affiliates, for one year during an investigation of the abortion provider. The moratorium of federal funding is entitled the Defund Planned Parenthood Act of 2015.

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U.S. House Votes to Make Killing Babies Born Alive During Abortion a Crime

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill on Friday that would protect babies born alive during abortion by making it a federal crime to kill the baby after it is born, either by an overt act, or through gross negligence. The bill, entitled the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act was introduced by Congressman Trent Franks.

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Survivors of Botched Abortions Testify as Planned Parenthood Hearings Begin

Two women who survived botched abortions during the 1970s testified Wednesday before the House Judiciary Committee as part of its investigation into Planned Parenthood’s practices following the release of a series of videos that exposed the group’s sale of body parts of aborted babies on the open market.

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Judiciary Committee Wants DOJ Information About Fetal Body Parts Trafficking

In a letter to U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) and Constitution and Civil Justice subcommittee chairman Trent Franks (R-AZ) called on the Department of Justice (DOJ) to provide information on prior investigations into fetal body parts trafficking.