Sen. Mike Braun issues pro-life update for the 116th Congress

INDIANAPOLIS – The Office of Senator Mike Braun has issued a detailed pro-life update for the 116th congress, providing a wealth of information on legislation and other activities in the U.S. Senate.

In the preface to the report, Sen. Braun writes:

“As a father and grandfather, the right to life is fundamental to me. During my first two years in the
United States Senate, I have voted in a way that best represents and honors my values and the values
of Hoosiers by supporting legislation which recognizes that life begins at conception. Not only have I
voted in a way that reflects our values, but I have emphatically pushed for change by supporting and
introducing legislation, speaking on the Senate floor, and calling on my Senate colleagues to defend the
defenseless. I know safeguarding life at every stage is a solemn responsibility. I am honored that Hoosiers have entrusted me to represent their values in Washington, D.C..”

Download the full report from Senator Mike Braun

 

Seven Indiana congressional members join amicus brief in case that will impact Indiana 

INDIANAPOLIS – Seven members of Indiana’s congressional delegation are included among the 207 members of congress adding their names to an amicus brief calling for the Supreme Court to uphold a Louisiana law requiring abortion doctors in that state to hold local hospital admitting privileges.

The brief states all signers, “have a special interest in the correct interpretation, application, and enforcement of health and safety standards for elective abortion enacted by the People of the States they represent.”

The case before the U.S. Supreme Court is June Medical Services, LLC, et al. v Rebekah Gee, Secretary, Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals.

The Indiana congressional members joining the brief are:

Sen. Mike Braun
Sen. Todd Young
Rep. Jim Baird
Rep. Jim Banks
Rep. Larry Bucshon
Rep. Greg Pence
Rep. Jackie Walorski

“We applaud these members of Indiana’s congressional delegation for adding their names in support of the Louisiana law,” states Indiana Right to Life President and CEO Mike Fichter.  “The court’s actions regarding this case are certain to have implications on Indiana’s abortion law.”

 

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