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Latta, Hyde-Smith Lead Bicameral Letter Urging FDA to Protect Women and Babies from the Consequences of Chemical Abortions

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Today, Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) and Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-MS), with 114 colleagues from the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate, today sent the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) a letter recommending against further weakening of the Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy (REMS) for mifepristone, a chemical abortion drug. The signed bicameral letter can be found here...

Latta Signs Discharge Petition to Force House Vote on Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act

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Today, Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) signed onto a discharge petition that would force a vote on the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act, H.R. 619, if it reaches the required 218 signatures. House Republicans have attempted to bring the legislation to the House floor for a vote over seventy-five times, but the bill has been blocked by Democratic leadership each time. In both the previous ...

Latta Introduces Legislation Working to Protect Mothers, Babies & Unborn Children

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Today, Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) introduced two bills working to protect mothers, babies, and unborn children: the Support and Value Expectant (SAVE) Moms and Babies Act and the Protecting the Dignity of Unborn Children Act. “We must do everything we can to protect and defend those who cannot do so themselves,” said Latta. “In order to protect the sanctity of life, it is necessary to ensure ou...

Bicameral Group Presses FDA to Enforce Medication Abortion Restrictions During COVID-19 Outbreak

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U.S. Representative Bob Latta (R-Ohio) and U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today led a significant number of lawmakers from both chambers of Congress to urge the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to resist efforts by pro-abortion activists to expand medication abortions during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Thirty-eight Senators and 121 Representatives sent a letter to FDA Commissioner St...

Latta Attends March for Life & Hosts Reception for Ohio Marchers

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) joined Ohioans and Americans across the country to participate in this year’s March for Life rally on the National Mall. Congressman Latta also hosted a reception where more than 300 marchers who made the trip from Ohio gathered in Rayburn House Office Building. “Today, we celebrate life and all of those who are committed to protecting and de...

Latta: DIY abortion isn’t supporting women’s health

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) today introduced the Support and Value Expectant (SAVE) Moms & Babies Act, legislation that addresses many of the concerns surrounding chemical abortion pills. The SAVE Moms & Babies Act would prevent labeling changes for already approved abortion drugs; prevent providers from dispensing these drugs remotely, by mail, or via tele-medicine; and prevent the F...

Latta Statement on the Public Release of the Mueller Report

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) released the following statement on the public release of the Mueller report. “The Mueller report has now been made public, and we’re all able to review the findings,” said Latta. “I had previously said that the investigation should be allowed to take its course, and now the American people are able to see its conclusions. While there are many takeaways on h...

Latta Stands Up for Life at E&C Legislative Mark-up

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At a House Energy and Commerce Committee legislative mark-up yesterday, Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) introduced a pro-life amendment to ensure that consumers have transparency when purchasing health insurance. The amendment requires Obamacare Navigators to disclose whether a health insurance policy covers abortion – and what the monthly surcharge is for that coverage. The amendment to H...

Latta Signs Discharge Petition to Require Vote on Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) has signed onto a discharge petition that will force a vote on the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act if it reaches the required 218 signatures. Republicans in the House have attempted to bring the legislation up for a vote more than 20 times this Congress, but have been blocked by Democratic leadership every time. Unlike most legislation voted on ...

Latta Invites High School Students and Families to Military Service Academy Information Night

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) invites all interested high school students and their parents to attend an informational meeting at Owens Community College – Findlay Campus on Tuesday, March 19 at 7 p.m. to learn about the United States Military Service Academy nomination and appointment process for the 2019-2020 academic year. Students seeking an appointment in the future – and their fami...

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