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Foxx Introduces Pro-life Global Health Bill

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WASHINGTON ­­– Yesterday, Rep. Virginia Foxx (R – N.C.) introduced H.R. 661, the Protecting Life in Global Health Assistance Act of 2019. The bill would codify President Trump’s Protecting Life in Global Health Assis­­­tance (PLGHA), formerly known as the Mexico City Policy. The PLGHA requires foreign NGOs to agree, as a condition of receiving global health assistance, that they will not perform o...

Legislating for Life, 46 Years After Roe

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This week marks the 46th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision that has forever changed the way our nation values life. Since that fateful decision, an estimated 60 million infants have been killed in the womb in the United States alone. This is an unspeakable tragedy and as long as we allow abortion to continue, it degrades the moral character of our country. Life is sacred, and the regard with...

Foxx Votes to Protect Life

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WASHINGTON – Rep. Virginia Foxx, R-N.C., today voted in support of H.R. 4712, the Born Alive Abortion Survivor’s Protection Act, which guarantees legal protection and medical care for abortion survivors, safeguards mothers from prosecution and holds abortionists accountable. Representative Foxx issued the following statement in support of the measure: “Today is a victory for the pro-life community...

Representative Foxx and Representative Engel Introduce War Crimes Reward Expansion Act

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WASHINGTON – Reps. Virginia Foxx, R-N.C. and Eliot L. Engel, D-N.Y. and Ranking Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today introduced bipartisan legislation to empower national courts and governments in their fight to bring perpetrators of war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide to justice by the swiftest and most effective means possible. Statement by Representative Foxx: “E...

Health Savings Accounts should not fund elective abortion

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Since 1973, at least 54 million children's lives have been tragically taken by abortion in the United States. It is unconscionable that in America, where we fight for life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness, we tolerate this systematic extermination of an entire generation of the most vulnerable among us. The majority of Americans recognize this tragedy for what it is, and there is consensus am...

Foxx Introduces Legislation to Prevent Using Tax-Free HSA Funds for Elective Abortion

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WASHINGTON – Rep. Virginia Foxx, R-N.C., has introduced legislation to prevent tax-favored health savings accounts from being used to fund elective abortion. “Few things demean the sanctity of human life more than elective abortion,” said Foxx. “It is unconscionable to force millions of taxpayers who hold that view to provide tax advantages for abortion expenses, particularly when such advantages ...

Foxx Votes to Restore Authority of States to Direct Funds Away from Abortion Providers

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WASHINGTON – Rep. Virginia Foxx, R-N.C., today voted in favor of a resolution of disapproval that blocks an Obama administration regulation forcing states to include abortion providers as recipients of Title X grant distributions. “States have always had the freedom to direct funds away from abortion providers,” said Foxx during remarks on the House floor. “Not only does this regulation ignore the...

Foxx Praises Passage of Legislation to Permanently Ban Federal Funding of Abortion

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WASHINGTON – Rep. Virginia Foxx, R-N.C., today voted in favor of legislation that permanently prohibits the use of federal funds to pay for abortion or abortion coverage. “This common-sense measure restores a longstanding agreement that protects the unborn and prevents taxpayers from being forced to finance thousands of elective abortions,” said Foxx. “It reflects the will of the American people a...

Congresswoman reveals what she believes people get wrong about faith and American politicians

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A Republican congresswoman from North Carolina believes the public is often given the wrong impression about Washington, telling "The Church Boys" podcast that politicians actually get along "much better than the press acknowledges." "We work together on the areas that we can," said Rep. Virginia Foxx, who has represented North Carolina's 5th district since 2005. "Most people would be shocked to k...

Foxx Votes to Uphold Conscience Rights of Pro-Life Americans

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WASHINGTON – Rep. Virginia Foxx, R-N.C., today voted in favor of legislation that protects rights of conscience for health care providers who choose not to participate in elective abortion. “Given the controversial nature of elective abortion, Congress has long restricted taxpayer funding for these procedures. It is unacceptable for state governments and subsidiary agencies to use taxpayer funds t...

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