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  • No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act of 2014


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    Representative Virginia Foxx

    From: NC District 5

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-01-22

    FOXX. Mr. Speaker, by direction of the Committee on Rules, I call up House Resolution 42 and ask for its immediate consideration. The Clerk read the resolution, as follows: ...



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    Representative Louise McIntosh Slaughter

    From: NY District 25

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-01-22

    SLAUGHTER. Mr. Speaker, I thank the gentlewoman for yielding me the customary 30 minutes, and I yield myself such time as I may consume. Mr. Speaker, down the hall in the old House Chamber stands Clio,...



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    Representative Christopher H. Smith

    From: NJ District 4

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-01-22

    SMITH of New Jersey. Madam Speaker, I thank my friend for yielding and for her leadership, and for reminding us that this bill passed the House last year in identical form. The only thing changed are...



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    Representative Donna F. Edwards

    From: MD District 4

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-01-22

    EDWARDS. Madam Speaker, I ask unanimous consent to insert my statement in the Record that the House should vote for bigger paychecks and better infrastructure instead of attacking women's access to health...



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    Representative Lois Frankel

    From: FL District 22

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-01-22

    FRANKEL of Florida. Madam Speaker, I ask unanimous consent to insert my statement in the Record that the House should vote for bigger paychecks and better infrastructure instead of attacking women's...



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    Representative Brenda L. Lawrence

    From: MI District 14

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-01-22

    LAWRENCE. Madam Speaker, I ask unanimous consent to insert my statement in the Record, as a woman and as a Member of Congress and a citizen of the United States, that the House should vote for bigger...



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    Representative Alma S. Adams

    From: NC District 12

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-01-22

    ADAMS. Madam Speaker, I ask unanimous consent to insert my statement in the Record that the House should vote for bigger paychecks and better infrastructure instead of attacking women's access to health...



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    Representative Judy Chu

    From: CA District 27

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-01-22

    CHU of California. Madam Speaker, I ask unanimous consent to insert my statement in the Record that the House should vote for bigger paychecks and better infrastructure instead of attacking women's access...



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    Representative Niki Tsongas

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    Date: 2015-01-22

    TSONGAS. Madam Speaker, I ask unanimous consent to insert my statement in the Record that the House should vote for bigger paychecks and better infrastructure instead of attacking women's access to health...



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    Representative Paul Tonko

    From: NY District 20

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-01-22

    TONKO. Madam Speaker, I ask unanimous consent to insert my statement in the Record that the House should vote for bigger paychecks and better infrastructure instead of attacking women's access to health...



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    Representative Janice D. Schakowsky

    From: IL District 9

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-01-22

    SCHAKOWSKY. Madam Speaker, I ask unanimous consent to insert my statement in the Record that the House should vote for bigger paychecks and better infrastructure instead of attacking women's access to...



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    Representative Alan S. Lowenthal

    From: CA District 47

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-01-22

    LOWENTHAL. Madam Speaker, I ask unanimous consent to insert my statement in the Record that the House should vote for bigger paychecks and better infrastructure instead of attacking women's access to...



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    Representative Jerrold Nadler

    From: NY District 10

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-01-22

    NADLER. Madam Speaker, I ask unanimous consent to insert my statement in the Record that the House should vote for bigger paychecks and better infrastructure instead of attacking women's access to health...



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    Representative Suzan K. DelBene

    From: WA District 1

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-01-22

    DelBENE. Madam Speaker, I rise in strong opposition to the rule and the underlying bill. H.R. 7 is yet another direct attack on women and their families. It creates sweeping new restrictions on abortion...



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    Representative Brian Babin

    From: TX District 36

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-01-22

    BABIN. Madam Speaker, I rise in strong support of H.R. 7, the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act. It is plain wrong to use America's hard-earned tax dollars to pay for abortions. On September 9,...



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    Representative Dan Benishek

    From: MI District 1

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-01-22

    BENISHEK. Madam Speaker, I rise today in support of the rights of the unborn and urge my colleagues to vote in favor of this rule. I, along with many in northern Michigan, believe that life inside the...



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    Representative David N. Cicilline

    From: RI District 1

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-01-22

    CICILLINE. I thank the gentlewoman for yielding. Madam Speaker, despite the misleading title of this bill, the fact is that there is no Federal taxpayer funding of abortion right now except in very...



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    Representative Diana DeGette

    From: CO District 1

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-01-22

    DeGETTE. Thank you very much. Madam Speaker, I am going to state this as simply as I can. There is no public funding for abortion. Whether you like it or not, the Hyde amendment, which has been the...



    A picture of Representative Renee L. Ellmers

    Representative Renee L. Ellmers

    From: NC District 2

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-01-22

    ELLMERS. Thank you to my colleague from North Carolina for, once again, being such a strong defender of life. Madam Speaker, I rise today to offer my support for H.R. 7. I believe in the sanctity of...



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    Representative Joseph Crowley

    From: NY District 14

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-01-22

    CROWLEY. I thank my friend from Rochester for yielding me this time. [[Page H490]] Madam Speaker, if at first you don't succeed, try again. That is clearly what my Republican colleagues are doing...



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    Representative Marsha Blackburn

    From: TN District 7

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-01-22

    BLACKBURN. I want to thank the gentlewoman from North Carolina for her diligence and efforts on this issue. Madam Speaker, I think we all are pleased to have so many of our constituents in town today...



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    Representative Nita M. Lowey

    From: NY District 17

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-01-22

    LOWEY. I thank the distinguished ranking member. Madam Speaker, I am totally puzzled. I came to the floor thinking that we were going to be focused on creating jobs, putting people to work, helping...



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    Representative Carolyn B. Maloney

    From: NY District 12

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-01-22

    MALONEY of New York. I thank the gentlewoman from [[Page H491]] the great State of New York for her extraordinary leadership on the Rules Committee and in so many areas for this country and our State. ...



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    Representative Barbara Lee

    From: CA District 13

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-01-22

    LEE. Let me thank the gentlewoman for yielding and also for being very vigilant in protecting women, women's right to privacy, and alerting us as to the dangers in this very terrible rule and terrible...



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    Representative Daniel T. Kildee

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    Date: 2015-01-22

    KILDEE. Madam Speaker, I thank my colleague for yielding. Let me first say something about the process that we are engaged in. We have heard just in the last few weeks--and even as we opened this Congress--the...



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    Representative Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

    From: FL District 27

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-01-22

    ROS-LEHTINEN. Madam Speaker, I thank the gentlelady for yielding. I also want to thank Mr. Smith and my colleagues and all who are in Washington, D.C., participating in the March for Life for their...



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    Representative Joseph R. Pitts

    From: PA District 16

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-01-22

    PITTS. Madam Speaker, pursuant to House Resolution 42, I call up the bill (H.R. 7) to prohibit taxpayer funded abortions, and ask for its immediate consideration in the House. The Clerk read the title...



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    Representative Lynn Jenkins

    From: KS District 2

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-01-22

    JENKINS. Madam Speaker, I thank the gentleman for yielding. I rise today as a supporter and cosponsor of H.R. 7, the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act. I was a cosponsor of this legislation in the...



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    Representative Lois Capps

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    Date: 2015-01-22

    CAPPS. Madam Speaker, I ask unanimous consent to have my statement inserted in the Record of the House of Representatives that we should be considering bigger paychecks and better infrastructure instead...



    A picture of Representative Grace F. Napolitano

    Representative Grace F. Napolitano

    From: CA District 32

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-01-22

    NAPOLITANO. Madam Speaker, I ask unanimous consent to insert my statement in the Record of the House of Representatives that we should vote for bigger paychecks and better infrastructure instead of attacking...



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    Representative Bonnie Watson Coleman

    From: NJ District 12

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-01-22

    WATSON COLEMAN. I thank the gentlelady for yielding. Madam Speaker, I ask unanimous consent to insert my statement in the Record that the the House should vote for bigger paychecks and better infrastructure...



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    Representative Loretta Sanchez

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    Date: 2015-01-22

    SANCHEZ of California. I thank the gentlewoman from Colorado. Madam Speaker, I ask unanimous consent to insert my statement in the Record that the House should vote for bigger paychecks and better...



    A picture of Representative Luis V. Gutiérrez

    Representative Luis V. Gutiérrez

    From: IL District 4

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-01-22

    GUTIERREZ. Madam Speaker, I ask unanimous consent to insert my statement in the Record that the House should vote for bigger paychecks and better infrastructure instead of attacking my daughter's access...



    A picture of Representative Marc A. Veasey

    Representative Marc A. Veasey

    From: TX District 33

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-01-22

    VEASEY. Madam Speaker, I ask unanimous consent to insert my statement in the Record that the House should vote for bigger paychecks and better infrastructure instead of attacking women's health care. ...



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    Senator Nancy Pelosi

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    Date: 2015-01-22

    PELOSI. Madam Speaker, I ask unanimous consent to insert my statement in the Record that the House, instead of attacking women's access to health care, should be voting on bigger paychecks and better...



    A picture of Representative Zoe Lofgren

    Representative Zoe Lofgren

    From: CA District 19

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-01-22

    LOFGREN. Madam Speaker, I ask unanimous consent to insert my statement in the Record that the House, instead of attacking women's access to health care, we should vote for bigger paychecks and better...



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    Representative Maxine Waters

    From: CA District 43

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-01-22

    WATERS of California. Madam Speaker, I ask unanimous consent to insert my statement in the Record that the House should vote for bigger paychecks and better infrastructure instead of constantly attacking...



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    Representative Jackie Speier

    From: CA District 14

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-01-22

    SPEIER. Madam Speaker, I ask unanimous consent to insert my statement in the Record that instead of attacking women's access to health care, this House should vote for bigger paychecks for women and...



    A picture of Representative Terri A. Sewell

    Representative Terri A. Sewell

    From: AL District 7

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-01-22

    SEWELL of Alabama. Madam Speaker, I ask unanimous consent to insert my statement in the Record that the House should vote for bigger paychecks and better infrastructure instead of constantly attacking...



    A picture of Representative Jared Huffman

    Representative Jared Huffman

    From: CA District 2

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-01-22

    HUFFMAN. Madam Speaker, I ask unanimous consent to insert my statement in the Record that this House should be voting for bigger paychecks and better infrastructure instead of these relentless attacks...



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    Representative Xavier Becerra

    From: CA District 34

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-01-22

    BECERRA. Madam Speaker, I ask unanimous consent to insert my statement in the Record that this House should start to concentrate finally on bigger paychecks for our people who are working and better...



    A picture of Representative Elijah E. Cummings

    Representative Elijah E. Cummings

    From: MD District 7

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-01-22

    CUMMINGS. Madam Speaker, I ask unanimous consent to insert my statement in the Record that the House should vote for bigger paychecks and better infrastructure instead of attacking women's access to...



    A picture of Representative Sheila Jackson Lee

    Representative Sheila Jackson Lee

    From: TX District 18

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-01-22

    JACKSON LEE. Madam Speaker, I ask unanimous consent to insert my statement in the Record that the House should vote for bigger paychecks and better infrastructure instead of attacking women's access...



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    Representative John Conyers Jr.

    From: MI District 13

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-01-22

    CONYERS. Madam Speaker, I rise in strong opposition to H.R. 7, the so-called No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act. Today, on the 42nd anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the majority is launching yet another...



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    Representative Jackie Walorski

    From: IN District 2

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-01-22

    WALORSKI. Madam Speaker, I rise today because I believe all human life is worth protecting. Each one is worth saving and deserves respect and protection. For years now, pro-life Americans have been...



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    Representative Steve Cohen

    From: TN District 9

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-01-22

    COHEN. Madam Speaker, I, too, am against this bill for I am for a woman's right to choice. This bill is the second bill that has been brought in the last few days to show the Republican side's intent...



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    Representative Bob Goodlatte

    From: VA District 6

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-01-22

    GOODLATTE. Madam Speaker, however stark Americans' difference of opinion can be on the matter of abortion generally, there has been long, bipartisan agreement that Federal taxpayer funds should not be...



    A picture of Representative Frank Pallone Jr.

    Representative Frank Pallone Jr.

    From: NJ District 6

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-01-22

    PALLONE. Madam Speaker, today is a sad day for this institution. Late last night, when Republicans failed to garner the votes for one extreme antiwomen bill, they flipped a switch and turned to another...



    A picture of Representative Keith J. Rothfus

    Representative Keith J. Rothfus

    From: PA District 12

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-01-22

    ROTHFUS. I rise in support of H.R. 7, the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act. Madam Speaker, we know from science that everyone's life begins at conception....



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    Representative Steve Chabot

    From: OH District 1

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-01-22

    CHABOT. I thank the gentleman for yielding. Madam Speaker, a little while ago, a number of my colleagues from the other side of the aisle came down and made, I believe, the ludicrous allegation that...



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    Representative Diane Black

    From: TN District 6

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-01-22

    BLACKBURN. I want to thank the gentlewoman from North Carolina for her diligence and efforts on this issue. Madam Speaker, I think we all are pleased to have so many of our constituents in town today...



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    Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz

    From: FL District 23

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-01-22

    WASSERMAN SCHULTZ. Madam Speaker, I rise today in strong opposition to the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act, a bill falsely advertised as pro-family and supporting American values. If they actually...



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    Representative Kevin McCarthy

    From: CA District 23

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-01-22

    McCARTHY. I thank the gentleman for yielding. Madam Speaker, we are here today, taking a step forward towards a simple goal--to save innocent lives from abortion and to make sure no woman ever has...



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    Representative Patrick Murphy

    From: FL District 18

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-01-22

    MURPHY of Florida. I thank the gentlewoman from Colorado (Ms. DeGette) for yielding and for her advocacy and work on this issue. Today, on the anniversary of Roe v. Wade, which changed history for women...



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    Representative Ann Wagner

    From: MO District 2

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-01-22

    WAGNER. I thank the gentleman for yielding, and I thank him for his leadership on this very, very important issue. Madam Speaker, I rise today in support of life. Today is a very joyous and hopeful...



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    Representative Doug LaMalfa

    From: CA District 1

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-01-22

    LaMALFA. I thank the gentleman for yielding. Madam Speaker, today, I am glad to be a Californian who is in favor of H.R. 7, the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act. Indeed, we have heard some interesting...



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    Representative Eleanor Holmes Norton

    From: DC District 0

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-01-22

    NORTON. Madam Speaker, I thank the gentlewoman from Colorado. Is there any way to make an anti-women, anti-health, anti-choice bill worse? Sure there is. Add a provision that keeps a local jurisdiction-- the...



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    Representative Mimi Walters

    From: CA District 45

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-01-22

    WALTERS of California. Madam Speaker, I rise today on the 42nd anniversary of the Supreme Court's decision in Roe v. Wade in support of H.R. 7, the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act. This vital bill...



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    Representative Mike Kelly

    From: PA District 3

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-01-22

    KELLY of Pennsylvania. I thank the gentleman. Madam Speaker, make no mistake about what this debate is about. H.R. 7 codifies that no taxpayer money would be given for abortions. But the real debate...



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    Representative Sam Farr

    From: CA District 20

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-01-22

    FARR. Madam Speaker, this bill is simply outrageous. It was bad enough that the Majority brought to the floor H.R. 36 outside the regular order. But the Majority had to pull that bill when the women...



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    Representative Sam Johnson

    From: TX District 3

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-01-22

    JOHNSON of Texas. Madam Speaker, our Great Nation was founded upon the idea that ALL men are ``endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights.'' And the first right mentioned in our Declaration...



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    Representative Gerald E. Connolly

    From: VA District 11

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-01-22

    CONNOLLY. Madam Speaker, goundhog Day isn't for a couple more weeks, but you wouldn't know that from looking at the Republican majority's agenda these past few weeks. They've brought up one partisan...



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    Representative Danny K. Davis

    From: IL District 7

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-01-22

    DAVIS of Illinois. Madam Speaker, I join with women's rights advocates, health care stakeholders, and religious groups in opposing H.R. 7, the Unprecedented, Radical Assault on Women's Health Care Act....



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    Representative Gene Green

    From: TX District 29

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-01-22

    GREEN of Texas. Madam Speaker, I rise today to express my opposition to H.R. 7, the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act. Longstanding federal policy explicitly prohibits the use of federal funds for...



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    Representative Gwen Moore

    From: WI District 4

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-01-22

    MOORE. Madam Speaker, I have a motion to recommit at the desk. The SPEAKER pro tempore. Is the gentlewoman opposed to the bill? Ms. MOORE. Yes, Madam Speaker. I am opposed to it in its current form. ...



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    Representative Ed Perlmutter

    From: CO District 7

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-01-22

    PERLMUTTER. Madam Speaker, on Thursday, January 22, 2015 I was not present to vote on H.R. 7, legislation intruding on women's reproductive freedom and access to health care. I wish the record to reflect...



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    Representative Chris Van Hollen

    From: MD District 8

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-01-22

    VAN HOLLEN of maryland in the house of representatives Thursday, January 22, 2015 Mr. VAN HOLLEN. Madam Speaker, I rise in...



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    Representative Earl Blumenauer

    From: OR District 3

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-01-22

    BLUMENAUER of oregon in the house of representatives Thursday, January 22, 2015 Mr. BLUMENAUER. Madam Speaker, once more,...



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    Representative Marsha Blackburn

    From: TN District 7

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-01-28

    BLACKBURN. Madam Speaker, pursuant to House Resolution 465, I call up the bill (H.R. 7) to prohibit taxpayer funded abortions, and ask for its immediate consideration in the House. The Clerk read the...



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    Representative Lois Capps

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    Date: 2014-01-28

    CAPPS. Madam Speaker, I yield myself such time as I may consume. I rise to speak in opposition to H.R. 7. H.R. 7 is not based on fact. The Affordable Care Act does not secretly funnel taxpayer dollars...



    A picture of Representative Renee L. Ellmers

    Representative Renee L. Ellmers

    From: NC District 2

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-01-28

    ELLMERS. Thank you to my distinguished colleague. Madam Speaker, I rise today in support of H.R. 7, the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act, of which I am a proud cosponsor. I am here today for those...



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    Representative Frank Pallone Jr.

    From: NJ District 6

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-01-28

    PALLONE. Madam Speaker, I rise today in opposition to H.R. 7. This legislation does nothing but impede women's access to health care in this country and turns the clock back on reproductive rights by...



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    Representative Marlin A. Stutzman

    From: IN District 3

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-01-28

    STUTZMAN. I thank the gentlelady for yielding and for her hard work on this very important issue. Madam Speaker, I am humbled to join my pro-life colleagues here on the House floor and, more importantly,...



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    Representative Diana DeGette

    From: CO District 1

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-01-28

    DeGETTE. Madam Speaker, this so-called ``No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act'' has got to be the most deceptively named bill of this Congress. Here are the facts: There is no taxpayer funding for...



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    Representative Mark Meadows

    From: NC District 11

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-01-28

    MEADOWS. I thank my colleague from Tennessee for her leadership on this particular issue. For far too long, Madam Speaker, I was silent on this particular issue. Some 22 years ago, as we were expecting...



    A picture of Representative Janice D. Schakowsky

    Representative Janice D. Schakowsky

    From: IL District 9

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-01-28

    SCHAKOWSKY. Madam Speaker, my colleagues on the other side of the aisle seem to be absolutely obsessed with taking away a woman's right to make her own personal health decisions with her own money. ...



    A picture of Representative Martha Roby

    Representative Martha Roby

    From: AL District 2

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-01-28

    ROBY. Madam Speaker, I thank the gentlelady from Tennessee for her leadership on this. I have been intrigued at the latest rhetoric on the so-called ``war on women.'' I am intrigued because at some...



    A picture of Representative Kathy Castor

    Representative Kathy Castor

    From: FL District 14

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-01-28

    CASTOR of Florida. I thank my colleague for yielding time. Madam Speaker, here at the start of the new year, when Americans are facing so many challenges in their lives, the Republicans are taking us...



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    Representative Lynn Jenkins

    From: KS District 2

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-01-28

    JENKINS. Madam Speaker, I yield myself such time as I may consume. (Ms. JENKINS asked and was given permission to revise and extend her remarks.) Ms. JENKINS. Madam Speaker, I am proud to stand before...



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    Representative Joseph Crowley

    From: NY District 14

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-01-28

    CROWLEY. Madam Speaker, I yield myself such time as I may consume. When I go home to talk to my constituents back home in Queens and the portions of the Bronx that I represent, there are a lot of issues...



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    Representative Christopher H. Smith

    From: NJ District 4

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-01-28

    SMITH of New Jersey. Madam Speaker, I thank my good friend for her leadership and her very eloquent remarks. My friend from New York talked about a narrow agenda and a narrow perspective. More than...



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    Representative Jim McDermott

    From: WA District 7

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-01-28

    McDERMOTT asked and was given permission to revise and extend his remarks.) Mr. McDERMOTT. Madam Speaker, when you are not limited by the facts, you can say almost anything out on this floor; and we...



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    Representative Mike Kelly

    From: PA District 3

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-01-28

    KELLY of Pennsylvania. Madam Speaker, this is appalling that we are even at this point in talking about this providing health care for women. I am really shocked. If we are not providing the best possible...



    A picture of Representative Zoe Lofgren

    Representative Zoe Lofgren

    From: CA District 19

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-01-28

    LOFGREN. Madam Speaker, there is no tax money being used for abortions. That has been true since Henry Hyde served here with us. What this bill does is not address that issue. It really is intended...



    A picture of Representative Trent Franks

    Representative Trent Franks

    From: AZ District 8

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-01-28

    FRANKS of Arizona. Madam Speaker, throughout history, there has often been great intensity surrounding the debates over protecting the innocent lives of those who, through no fault of their own, find...



    A picture of Representative Bob Goodlatte

    Representative Bob Goodlatte

    From: VA District 6

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-01-28

    GOODLATTE. Madam Speaker, I yield myself as much time as I consume. However stark Americans' differences of opinions can be on the matter of abortion, generally, there has long been bipartisan agreement...



    A picture of Representative John Conyers Jr.

    Representative John Conyers Jr.

    From: MI District 13

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-01-28

    CONYERS. Madam Speaker, I yield myself as much time as I may consume. Ladies and gentlemen, H.R. 7 is not about the regulation of Federal funds. Through the Hyde amendment, Congress already prevents...



    A picture of Representative Ann Wagner

    Representative Ann Wagner

    From: MO District 2

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-01-28

    WAGNER. Madam Speaker, I thank the gentleman for yielding, and I thank Congressman Chris Smith for his leadership in protecting the rights of the unborn. Madam Speaker, I rise today in support of life....



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    Representative Jerrold Nadler

    From: NY District 10

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-01-28

    NADLER. Madam Speaker, today we consider H.R. 7, the misleadingly named No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion bill. Congress, unfortunately, already prohibits Federal funding of abortion. This bill does not...



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    Representative Vicky Hartzler

    From: MO District 4

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-01-28

    HARTZLER. Madam Speaker, I thank the gentleman from Virginia (Mr. Goodlatte) for his leadership on this, and I thank the gentleman from New Jersey (Mr. Smith) for sponsoring this bill. Whether you...



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    Representative Henry C. "Hank" Johnson Jr.

    From: GA District 4

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-01-28

    JOHNSON of Georgia. Madam Speaker, I rise in opposition to H.R. 7, the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act. H.R. 7 is a dangerous bill, and it is an attack on women's health, particularly women who...



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    Representative Diane Black

    From: TN District 6

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-01-28

    BLACKBURN. Madam Speaker, pursuant to House Resolution 465, I call up the bill (H.R. 7) to prohibit taxpayer funded abortions, and ask for its immediate consideration in the House. The Clerk read the...



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    Representative Judy Chu

    From: CA District 27

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-01-28

    CHU. Madam Speaker, new year, new Congress, but the same old political tricks. H.R. 7, the so-called No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act, will not do anything further to stop tax dollars from funding...



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    Representative Suzan K. DelBene

    From: WA District 1

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-01-28

    DelBENE. Madam Speaker, I rise to urge my colleagues to oppose this sweeping anti-choice bill which would deny premium tax credits to income-eligible women and their families if the insurance they obtain...



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    Representative Sheila Jackson Lee

    From: TX District 18

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-01-28

    JACKSON LEE. Madam Speaker, let me thank the gentleman who has served on this committee of opportunity, equality and justice for his entire career, among other committees, in the United States Congress....



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    Representative Robert B. Aderholt

    From: AL District 4

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-01-28

    ADERHOLT. Madam Speaker, thank you for bringing this critical bill to the floor today. I'd also like to thank my colleague, the gentleman from New Jersey, Mr. Smith, for authoring this legislation. ...



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    Representative Gene Green

    From: TX District 29

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-01-28

    GREEN of Texas. Madam Speaker, I rise today to express my opposition to H.R. 7, the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act. Longstanding federal policy explicitly prohibits the use of federal funds for...



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    Representative Gwen Moore

    From: WI District 4

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-01-28

    MOORE. Madam Speaker, I have a motion to recommit at the desk. The SPEAKER pro tempore. Is the gentlewoman opposed to the bill? Ms. MOORE. Yes, Madam Speaker, I am opposed to the bill. The SPEAKER...



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    Representative Doug LaMalfa

    From: CA District 1

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-01-28

    LaMALFA. Madam Speaker, on rollcall No. 29, I was unexpectedly detained and just missed the vote. Had I been present, I would have voted ``no.'' The SPEAKER pro tempore. The question is on the passage...



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    Representative Jeff Miller

    From: FL District 1

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-01-28

    MILLER of Florida. Madam Speaker, due to being unavoidably detained, I missed the following rollcall votes: No. 26, No. 27, No. 28, No. 29, and No. 30 on January 28, 2014 (today). If present, I would...



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    Representative Michael M. Honda

    From: CA District 17

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-01-28

    HONDA of california in the house of representatives Tuesday, January 28, 2014 Mr. HONDA. Madam Speaker, I rise today in strong...



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    Representative Madeleine Z. Bordallo

    From: GU District 0

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-01-28

    BORDALLO of guam in the house of representatives Tuesday, January 28, 2014 Ms. BORDALLO. Madam Speaker, I rise in support...



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    Representative Yvette D. Clarke

    From: NY District 9

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-01-28

    CLARKE of new york in the house of representatives Tuesday, January 28, 2014 Ms. CLARKE of New York. Madam Speaker, today...



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    Representative Chris Van Hollen

    From: MD District 8

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-01-28

    VAN HOLLEN of maryland in the house of representatives Tuesday, January 28, 2014 Mr. VAN HOLLEN. Madam Speaker, I rise in...