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Planned Parenthood Funding Should Be Halted

On July 14, the Center for Medical Progress released a disturbing video showing the senior director of medical services at Planned Parenthood nonchalantly admitting that Planned Parenthood sells fetal body parts. As a pro-life OB/GYN who delivered nearly 5,000 babies, I was sickened by this video, as well as the other videos released. I am heartbroken by these horrific acts and outraged that a physician could so callously discuss the dismembermen...

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Roe: One of my Highest Priorities in Congress is Ensuring Veterans Have Access to the Health Care Services and Resources They Deserve

WASHINGTON D.C. – Today, Rep. Phil Roe, M.D. (R-TN) voted in support of two different bills that will benefit veterans. Roe released the following statement on the bills: “One of my highest priorities in Congress is ensuring veterans who have honorably served this country have access to the health care services and resources they deserve. Since the VA waitlist scandal broke last year, I’ve worked tirelessly to make long-term changes to the way th...

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Roe Acts to Protect East Tennesseans from Burdensome Regulations

WASHINGTON D.C. – Today, Rep. Phil Roe, M.D. (R-TN) voted in support of H.R. 427, the Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny (REINS) Act. The REINS Act would require agencies to submit major regulations to Congress for approval if they have an economic impact of $100 million or more. The Congressman also signed on to a bipartisan letter, led by Reps. Bob Latta (R-OH) and Gene Green (D-TX), to the administrator of the Environmental Pro...

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Roe Joins Calls to Allow Service Members to Carry Firearms on Military Installations

WASHINGTON D.C. – This week, following last week’s shootings in Chattanooga, Rep. Phil Roe, M.D. (R-TN) joined two efforts to allow service members to carry firearms on military installations and at recruitment centers throughout the country. Rep. Roe cosponsored bipartisan legislation, introduced by Reps. Scott DesJarlais (R-TN) and Steve Cohen (D-TN), which would repeal the ban on military personnel carrying firearms on military bases and at re...

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