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  • Senator Lankford, Congressman Wenstrup Introduce Resolutions to Block D.C. Bill Authorizing Physician-Assisted Suicide
    Posted in Press Releases on January 12, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Pro-life and family issues – ALIGN

    WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Senator James Lankford (OK) and Congressman Brad Wenstrup (OH-02) introduced companion resolutions of disapproval to overturn “The Death with Dignity Act of 2015” (Act 21-577), which legalizes physician-assisted suicide in the District of Columbia. “America must be a nation that supports and cherishes human life, no matter the age, ethnicity or health of that life,” said Lankford. “Washington, DC’s assisted suicide bill would erode our culture’s respect for life, and pos... Read more

  • Wenstrup Releases Statement on D.C. Authorization of Physician-Assisted Suicide
    Posted in Press Releases on December 21, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare, Pro-life and family issues – ALIGN

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brad Wenstrup (OH-02) released the following statement in response to D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser’s signing of, “The Death with Dignity Act of 2015” (Act 21-577), which would legalize physician assisted suicide in the District of Columbia: “Having been a doctor for over twenty-five years, I believe physician-assisted suicide constitutes a serious threat to the underpinnings of our healthcare system. When doctors are authorized to violate the Hippocratic Oath of ‘do no... Read more

  • The American Consensus: Lives Matter
    Posted in Blog on October 13, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Pro-life and family issues – ALIGN

    When it comes to issues dealing with abortion, most Americans group themselves into one of two opposite camps: pro-life or pro-choice. But according to a new poll, these labels can actually be misleading. Marist Poll, which measures public opinion for clients like NBC News and Wall Street Journal, conducted a survey for Knights of Columbus in July and found that an overwhelming majority of Americans support pro-life policies, regardless of their pro-life/pro-choice affiliations. In this poll, 43... Read more

  • The Truth Behind the Zika Funding Delays
    Posted in Blog on September 2, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare, Pro-life and family issues – ALIGN

    Fears are rising as the Zika virus has become a national concern. Nearly three months ago, my colleagues and I in the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill to help combat the virus, which is borne by mosquitos and can cause serious birth defects and other conditions if contracted during pregnancy. Yet Americans are still waiting for relief. Why? Because Senate Democrats refused to pass this bill before going home for the August District Work Period. Passing our bill should have been simple... Read more

  • Congress passes Obamacare repeal; redirects Planned Parenthood funding
    Posted in In The News on January 7, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Budget/Government Spending, Pro-life and family issues – ALIGN

    The U.S. House of Representatives voted to advance legislation to the President’s desk Wednesday evening that repeals Obamacare, a first since the president’s health care bill was signed into law six years ago, according to a news release from Rep. Brad Wenstrup's office. Already passed by the U.S. Senate, the reconciliation bill reduces the deficit by $500 billion by repealing Obamacare, and also redirects taxpayer funds from Planned Parenthood towards Community Health Center Programs which do ... Read more

  • Congress Passes Obamacare Repeal, Redirects Planned Parenthood Funding
    Posted in Press Releases on January 6, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare, Pro-life and family issues – ALIGN

    The House of Representatives voted to advance legislation to the President’s desk Wednesday evening that repeals Obamacare, a first since the President’s health care bill was signed into law six years ago. Already passed by the U.S. Senate, the reconciliation bill reduces the deficit by $500 billion by repealing Obamacare, and also redirects taxpayer funds from Planned Parenthood towards Community Health Center Programs which do not provide abortions. Congressman Brad Wenstrup (R-OH) says his vo... Read more

  • SOPC Walk for Life enjoys record turnout
    Posted in In The News on September 19, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Pro-life and family issues – ALIGN

    A record number of walkers enjoyed a perfect late-summer morning for the 23rd annual Southern Ohio Pregnancy Center Walk for Life on Saturday, Sept. 19. "Let's give God a hand for this beautiful day," Southern Ohio Pregnancy Center executive director Cathy Griffith asked the hundreds of walkers in attendance as they gathered outside the center and the Hillsboro Church of Christ on West Walnut Street in Hillsboro just before 9 a.m. Griffith, who has served as SOPC director since 2007 and previous... Read more

  • Wenstrup Slams Department of Energy on Latest Broken Promise
    Posted in Press Releases on August 27, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Energy, Pro-life and family issues – ALIGN

    Wenstrup Slams Department of Energy on Latest Broken Promise Congressman Brad Wenstrup and members of the Ohio delegation widely derided the recent U.S. Department of Energy announcement of WARN Act notices concerning jobs at the Piketon cleanup project, indicating possible layoffs in the months to come. The notices stem from DOE’s refusal to utilize available funding streams to keep the cleanup project on track. “Cleaning up the Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant in Piketon, Ohio is an economic... Read more

  • Wenstrup Votes to Protect Life
    Posted in Press Releases on January 28, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Pro-life and family issues – ALIGN

    A week after the 41st March for Life, Congressman Brad Wenstrup (OH-2) and the House of Representatives voted Tuesday to pass the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act (H.R. 7) by a vote of 227 to 188. H.R. 7 makes the long standing Hyde Amendment, which only bars taxpayer funding for abortion in annual spending bills, permanent law. Wenstrup, a lifelong physician who voted for the bill, remarked, “I’m proud that the people’s House is standing strong for life. President Obama’s health care law cr... Read more

  • Stand Strong for Life
    Posted in Blog on January 22, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Pro-life and family issues – ALIGN

    As a father, I have watched my son grow from his first sonogram picture to now exploring the world around him. My faith leads me to value all human life as sacred, from the moment of conception. I am committed to pro-life advocacy and I feel that it is my obligation to protect the rights of all of my constituents, born and unborn. Parenthood has furthered my passion for life and my desire to protect and support new and expecting families. I feel it is important to help expecting mothers underst... Read more