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  • Congressman Jim Bridenstine Votes to Block Rule Requiring States to Grant Funds to Abortion Providers
    Posted in Press Releases on February 16, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Human Life

    Today, Congressman Jim Bridenstine voted to block an Obama Administration regulation which opened a backdoor to funding abortion with taxpayer funds. Congressman Bridenstine’s statement on passage of H. J. Res. 43 in the U.S. House: “Congress is moving to block numerous regulations finalized late in Mr. Obama’s presidency. This particular ‘Midnight Rule’ was designed to support the abortion industry. If enacted, this rule would have prohibited states from denying Federal grants to abortion provi... Read more

  • Congressman Jim Bridenstine Votes to Permanently Ban Taxpayer Funding for Abortion
    Posted in Jim's Blog on January 24, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Human Life

    Today the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill to permanently prohibit use of federal funds to pay for abortions or for purchasing insurance plans that cover abortions, with certain limited exceptions. Since 1976, the “Hyde Amendment” has been included on appropriations bills. Today’s legislation (H.R. 7) would make the prohibitions permanent and applies them to all federal funds. It would also ban abortions in federal facilities and by federally employed healthcare professionals. Health ... Read more

  • Congressman Jim Bridenstine Supports Conscience Protection
    Posted in Jim's Blog on July 13, 2016 | Preview rr
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  • Congress Can and Should Still Defund Planned Parenthood
    Posted in Jim's Blog on December 7, 2015 | Preview rr
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  • Rep. Bridenstine Votes "No" on Continuing Resolution
    Posted in Jim's Blog on September 30, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Human Life

    Today I voted “No” on the Continuing Resolution (CR). Continuing Resolutions are a failure to govern, a failure to represent the people, and a failure to exercise the power of the purse. The House passed the bills to fund the government in the proper process. The Senate failed to take up any of them due to Democrat filibusters. Accordingly, a CR was presented as the only option for funding the federal government. Representatives should be able to appropriate funds for programs the people approve... Read more

  • Planned Parenthood Investigative Video Summary
    Posted in Jim's Blog on September 14, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Human Life

    Planned Parenthood is the nation’s largest abortion provider, performing 327,653 abortions in 2013 (last reported year). That is an average of 898 abortions every day, 37 abortions every hour, 3 abortions every 5 minutes and more than 1 abortion every two minutes. During this same year, according to its own statistics, Planned Parenthood only provided 1,880 adoption referrals and 18,684 prenatal services. This means that in 2013, abortions made up 94.1% of these three pregnancy services, while ... Read more

  • Bridenstine’s bill would halt Planned Parenthood funding
    Posted in In The News on September 10, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Human Life

    U.S. Rep. Jim Bridenstine, R-Oklahoma, has introduced the GRACE Act, a bill to prohibit federal government contracts from going to companies that donate to Planned Parenthood. He is already sponsoring numerous other bills to cut direct government funding to the organization. Bridenstine said, “The government should not do business with companies that facilitate Planned Parenthood operations. Every child has value. Every person has a purpose. Most Americans are horrified at the thought of expertl... Read more

  • Skiatook resident protests Planned Parenthood
    Posted in In The News on August 11, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Human Life

    Debra Hulslander took to the streets August 5 in the drizzling rain because she has a message she is passionate about. Hulslander wants the government to stop giving Planned Parenthood our tax dollars. She said, “As Christians, we have to get out of our comfortable air conditioning and off our couches and stand up for what is right.” The $528 million Planned Parenthood received from government grants, contracts, and Medicaid reimbursements in fiscal year 2013-2014 accounted for 41 percent of the... Read more

  • Rep. Jim Bridenstine: Prohibit Government Contracts to Companies that Donate to Planned Parenthood
    Posted in In The News on July 30, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Human Life

    Principled limited government constitutional conservative Representative Jim Bridenstine (OK-1) has introduced the GRACE Act, (H.R.3245) a bill to prohibit federal government contracts from going to companies that donate to Planned Parenthood. He has also sponsored numerous other bills to cut direct government funding to the organization. Congressman Bridenstine (pictured) said, “The government should not do business with companies that facilitate Planned Parenthood operations. Every child has v... Read more

  • 18 Republicans pledge to oppose any bill funding Planned Parenthood
    Posted in In The News on July 29, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Human Life

    Eighteen House conservatives told GOP leaders Thursday that they will not support any measure to fund the government if it continues to fund Planned Parenthood. “We must act to fully defund Planned Parenthood,” they wrote in a letter obtained by The Hill. “Please know that we cannot and will not support any funding resolution — an appropriations bill, an omnibus package, a continuing resolution, or otherwise — that contains any funding for Planned Parenthood, including mandatory funding streams.... Read more