CONGRESSMAN JIM SENSENBRENNER - PROUDLY SERVING WISCONSIN‘S 5TH DISTRICT

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  • Rep. Sensenbrenner Introduces the Safe RESEARCH Act to Prohibit the Sale of Fetal Tissue
    Posted in Press Releases and Statements on February 17, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care, Right to Life

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner reintroduced legislation to prohibit the sale of fetal tissue acquired by performing an abortion. The Safe Responsible, Ethical Scientific Endeavors Assuring Research for Compassionate Healthcare (RESEARCH) Act would amend Section 498A of the Public Health Act to state that human fetal tissue may be used for research purposes, but only if it is obtained as a result of a stillbirth or ectopic pregnancy, not from an abortion procedure. Not on... Read more

  • 114th Congressional Wrap Up: Sensenbrenner Legislative Accomplishments and Constituent Services
    Posted in Press Releases and Statements on December 12, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense & Homeland Security, Judiciary, Health Care, Immigration, Economy and Jobs, Right to Life, Budget, Energy, Small Business, Taxes

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today marks the last legislative work day of the 114th Congress. As Congress closes out its current session, Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner ranks among the most active and influential Members in the House of Representatives. Over the course of the 114th Congress, Congressman Sensenbrenner held more than 250 individual town hall meetings and offices hours throughout the communities of Wisconsin’s Fifth Congressional District. He attended more than 150 community events, personall... Read more

  • Working on Behalf of Human Life
    Posted in Jim's Column on August 5, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Right to Life

    Each and every human life is sacred. We have a profound obligation to protect the right to life, especially for the unborn. Over the past month, I have received many phone calls and letters from you, my constituents, expressing your views on the recent videos that have surfaced which expose the horrific practice of harvesting and selling fetal tissue that has been acquired through abortion. These revelations are tragic and are certainly a misuse of taxpayer dollars. In response, I introduced a b... Read more

  • Sensenbrenner Calls for Investigation into Morally Bankrupt Abortion Practices
    Posted in Press Releases and Statements on July 27, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Right to Life

    Today, Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner, along with more than 130 House Members, sent a letter to Attorney General Loretta Lynch urging an immediate and thorough investigation by the Department of Justice into the practices of Planned Parenthood regarding the sale of fetal body parts. Congressman Sensenbrenner: “The atrocious practice of selling fetal tissue acquired by performing an abortion is a travesty that heinously disregards the sanctity of human life. It raises moral, ethical, and legal que... Read more

  • Sensenbrenner Takes Aim at Morally Bankrupt Abortion Practices with New Legislation
    Posted in Press Releases and Statements on July 22, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Right to Life

    Today, Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner introduced legislation to prohibit the sale of fetal tissue acquired by performing an abortion in response to the shocking revelation that abortion clinics, such as Planned Parenthood, are profiting from harvesting the unborn and selling them to the highest bidder. Congressman Sensenbrenner: “Due to a poorly drafted section of federal law, Planned Parenthood and other abortion clinics throughout the country are legally able to sell fetal tissue to research in... Read more

  • Protecting Religious Liberty and America's Heritage
    Posted in Speeches and Floor Statements on February 15, 2012 | Preview rr
    Tags: Judiciary, Right to Life

    Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner (R-WI) spoke today at a press conference on HR 1179, the Respect for Rights of Conscience Act, and the importance of protecting conscience rights (full text below). "The modification that was announced by the President last Friday is probably worse than the original announcement that was made on January 20th and the reason for that is that it will end up forcing religious affiliated institutions to pay for services indirectly that they will not pay for directly beca... Read more

  • Sensenbrenner Remarks at 2012 March for Life
    Posted in Speeches and Floor Statements on January 23, 2012 | Preview rr
    Tags: Right to Life

    “Good afternoon, I'm Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner of Wisconsin, the former Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee. “One of the principles upon which our country was founded was freedom. Last Friday, the Obama Administration took away a freedom by going against conscience protection. And what this means is that people who are health care professionals, or people who work in religious sponsored hospitals, will have a choice. The choice is their faith or their job. That's not freedom. That has... Read more

  • Sensenbrenner Supports Protect Life Act
    Posted in Speeches and Floor Statements on October 13, 2011 | Preview rr
    Tags: Right to Life

    Madam Speaker, I rise in support of both the rule and the bill. In 1973, the Supreme Court decided that the right to an abortion was a constitutional right, but they did not decide that there was a constitutional right to have the taxpayers pay for it. The Hyde Amendment was passed every year since 1976 with my support and the support of an overwhelming bipartisan majority. However, when the president's health care bill was rammed through this House in March of last year, the Hyde Amendment did... Read more

  • Sensenbrenner Speaks at March for Life event on National Mall
    Posted in Speeches and Floor Statements on January 24, 2011 | Preview rr
    Tags: Right to Life

    Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner, (WI-05) today spoke at the March for Life event on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., marking the 38th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the U.S. Supreme Court decision that overturned all restrictions on abortion. Throughout Sensenbrenner's time in Congress, he has fought for the rights of the unborn and to protect the sanctity of life. Sensenbrenner has called on the Obama Administration to keep the conscience protection regulations in place, prevent funding aborti... Read more

  • Sensenbrenner Opposes Tax Dollars Funding Obamacare Abortions
    Posted in Press Releases and Statements on July 14, 2010 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care, Right to Life

    Please see the below statement by Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner (R-WI) on reports that the Department of Health & Human Services is providing the state of Pennsylvania $160 million to set up a new high-risk insurance pool program that would cover any abortion legal in the state. “The ‘do as I say, not as I do’ attitude seems to be a favorite of President Obama. As pundits have commented in recent weeks, and many of us have realized, you need to watch what the President does, not listen to what h... Read more