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Congressman Brady Fights For The Unborn

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Washington, January 18, 2019 | comments

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Kevin Brady (TX-08) released the following statement reiterating his commitment to pro-life causes and legislation: 

“Today, thousands will gather in our nation’s capital and come together in a March for Life, taking a passionate stand and supporting the sanctity of life and the rights of the unborn. As we move into the minority, it is more important than ever to safeguard the significant work we have done to protect life. My wife Cathy and I are parents only because of two women who chose life, and we know first-hand how impactful and important it can be. I remain committed to fighting for important pro-life and pro-family legislation in the 116th Congress.”  

Shawn Carney, resident of TX-08 and President and CEO of 40 Days For Life, stated:

“As a husband and father of two adopted children, Congressman Brady has joined over 800,000 volunteers who have united across America and in 50 countries to peacefully pray for an end to abortion during a 40 Days for Life campaign. Our pro-life convictions should be reflected in pro-life bills that protect the most vulnerable Americans and defund the nation’s largest abortion operation, Planned Parenthood. Despite 46 years of legalized abortion there has never been more hope or momentum in the pro-life movement. A movement that gets younger by the day.” 

In the 116th Congress, Representative Brady has supported multiple pieces of pro-life legislation, including;

 

·       The Life at Conception Act, sponsored by Rep. Alex Mooney (WV-02), which provides equal protection for the lives of born and preborn persons.

·       The Defund Planned Parenthood Actsponsored by Rep. Vicky Hartzler (MO-04), which prohibits funding Planned Parenthood for one year, reallocating the savings to community health centers.

·       The Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, sponsored by Rep. Chris Smith (NJ-04), which  prohibits performing an abortion on an unborn baby who is 20 week or older.

·       The Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act, sponsored by Rep. Ann Wagner (MO-02), which prohibits sex-selected abortions, aborting a child on the basis of the child’s gender.

·       The Child Interstate Abortion Notification Act, sponsored by Rep. Mike Johnson (LA-04), which makes it a crime to knowingly transport a minor across a state line, circumventing parental consent and state notification requirements, in order to obtain an abortion

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