Abortion

Long comments on the passage of H.R. 3354, the Make America Secure and Prosperous Appropriations Act

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– Congressman Billy Long (MO-07) issued the following statement after the passage of H.R. 3354, the Make America Secure and Prosperous Appropriations Act, 2018. This bill funds critical federal functions, such as law enforcement and infrastructure while reducing wasteful spending on unnecessary programs, such as programs that promote Obamacare.“Today, the House passed H.R. 3354, the Make America ... Read more »

Long votes to make America secure again

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Congressman Billy Long (MO-07) released the following statement after the passage of H.R. 3219, Make America Secure Appropriations Act, 2018.“Today I voted in favor of providing for our military, securing the border, maintaining nuclear security and supporting the nation’s waterways infrastructure,” said Rep. Billy Long. “The Make America Secure Appropriations Act will decrease our dependence on ... Read more »

Long votes to strike down Obama abortion rule

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Congressman Billy Long (MO-07) voted in favor today of using the Congressional Review Act to strike down a rule the Obama Administration pushed through that would force all states to use Title X health care funds to fund abortions services through organizations like Planned Parenthood. He released the following statement today regarding his vote on H.J. Res. 43:“No state or taxpayer should be forc... Read more »

Long votes to prevent taxpayer money from funding abortions

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Congressman Billy Long (MO-07) voted today in favor of the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act of 2017. He released the following statement regarding his vote:“The American people agree, taxpayer money should not be funding abortions,” said Rep. Long. “I've always made it a priority to support legislation that saves lives and that’s why I voted in favor of H... Read more »

Long comments on the 40th anniversary of the Hyde Amendment

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Congressman Billy Long (MO-07) released the following statement regarding the 40thanniversary of the Hyde Amendment:40 years ago today, 3 years after Roe v. Wade, the Hyde Amendment was passed by the U.S. House of Representatives,” said Rep. Long. “43 years ago it outraged me to think you could legally stop a beating heart and today it still does. Today, we not only remember the passage of the Hyd... Read more »

Long votes against short-term resolution, old spending priorities

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– U.S. Representative Billy Long issued the following statement regarding today’s continuing resolution vote in the House of Representatives:“Today’s spending bill was loaded with expenditures that represent past priorities, not the ones that the people in my district want to see me fight for,” said Rep. Long. “It’s time for the Republican Congress to exert the power of this institution and suppo... Read more »

Long Strives to Protect ‘Priceless' Life and End Planned Parenthood Funding

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U.S. Representative Billy Long released the following statement regarding recent videos showing Planned Parenthood directors and senior employees discussing compensation for fetal body parts. “’Surprised’, I was not - ‘sickened and furious’ I was - upon viewing the now four Planned Parenthood videos, and counting, exposing the gruesome practice of selling body parts of aborted babies. Trafficking ... Read more »

Long Casts Pro-Life Vote on Anti-Abortion Bill

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U.S. Representative Billy Long released the following statement following Wednesday’s House passage of the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. “Today is a victory for the pro-life cause and our ongoing battle against abortion. As Americans, it is our duty to provide ample opportunity for life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. Abortion is an ugly approach to rob the prospect of life fro... Read more »