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Protection of Life

Dr. Bucshon Signs Discharge Petition for Born Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act

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(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Larry Bucshon, M.D. (IN-08) released the following statement and video after signing the discharge petition to bring the Born Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act to a vote in the House of Representatives: “It is unthinkable that any health care professional would not do everything in their power…

Dr. Bucshon: Americans Are Better Off Now

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“Two years ago, I joined my fellow House Republicans in laying out a smarter policy agenda called, A Better Way. The goal was to address modern day problems with modern day solutions. And we are delivering on our promises with historic tax cuts, safer communities, and a stronger military. Unemployment is at historic lows, wages are growing, and there are more jobs than there are…

Title X Family Planning proposed rule takes an important step forward in protecting unborn life

| Posted in Opinion Pieces

All life is sacred. This basic principle guided my actions for 15 years as a physician, and continues to shape my thinking today as a policymaker. As a member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Select Panel on Infant Lives, I was shocked by the findings of our investigation, which found overwhelming evidence of…

Dr. Bucshon Supports Trump Administration Rule to Protect Life

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(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Larry Bucshon, M.D. (IN-08) released the following statement in support of the Trump Administration’s action to modernize the Title X Family Planning Program and deny taxpayer funding to organizations that provide abortions: “As a physician who operated on babies as young as 22 weeks gestation, I know that these unborn lives are precious. Abortion…

Blackburn, Select Panel Members on CA Fetal Tissue Sales

| Posted in In the News

Friday, Representatives Marsha Blackburn (TN-07), Diane Black (TN-06), Mia Love (UT-04), Sean Duffy (WI-07), Vicky Hartzler (MO-04), Larry Bucshon (IN-08), and Andy Harris (MD-01) made the following statement following the admission by two medical companies last Friday that they illegally profited from the sale of fetal tissue. "As Members of the Select Investigative Panel on Infant…

Dr. Bucshon Votes to Protect the Sanctity of Life

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(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Congressman Larry Bucshon, M.D. (IN-08) released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (H.R. 36), which he cosponsored, to ban elective abortions after 20 weeks. “As a physician, I have seen firsthand the importance of protecting our most vulnerable. I personally operated on premature babies…

Dr. Bucshon, House Force Presidents Hand on ObamaCare Repeal, Planned Parenthood Funding

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On Wednesday, the House passed a budget reconciliation package that dismantles ObamaCare and defunds Planned Parenthood. This legislation will reach the President’s desk for the first time ever.  “ObamaCare isn’t living up to the president’s promises and families are worse off because of that failure. Meanwhile, the country’s largest abortion provider…

Dr. Bucshon Votes to Divert Planned Parenthood Funds

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On Friday, Eighth District Congressman Larry Bucshon released the following statement after voting for H.R. 3134, the Defund Planned Parenthood Act of 2015, a bill to defund Planned Parenthood and fund federally qualified health centers and rural health centers that do not perform abortions. “As a physician, I’m proud to support this legislation to redirect federal funds…