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Latta Statement on Dobbs v. Jackson U.S. Supreme Court Decision

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Today, Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) provided the following statement regarding the U.S. Supreme Court’s opinion in the Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization case. “Today, we celebrate life and all of those who are committed to protecting and defending the most innocent among us – the unborn,” said Latta. “The Supreme Court’s decision overturns the wrongly-decided Roe v. Wade case, which ha...

ICYMI: Latta Addresses the Baby Formula Crisis in the Findlay Courier

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH) addressed the ongoing baby formula crisis in an op-ed that appeared in today’s Findlay Courier. Latta laid out how the situation got to this point and the efforts he’s supporting to fix the problem. Latta is a senior member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, which has oversight over the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Click here to read the piece in its ent...

LATTA, HYDE-SMITH LEAD CALL FOR FDA TO IMMEDIATELY RESTORE OVERSIGHT OF CHEMICAL ABORTION PILLS

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-Ohio) and U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), with 124 colleagues from the Senate and House of Representatives, this month demanded the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) immediately restore more stringent oversight of chemical abortion bills, including the in-person dispensing requirement the FDA suspended in December. The lawmakers issued a letter to newly-conf...

Latta Earns A+ Rating from Susan B. Anthony List

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Yesterday, Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) received notice that he earned an A+ rating on the Susan B. Anthony List’s National Pro-Life Scorecard. This new score takes into account votes and actions for every member of Congress for the first session of the 117th Congress. Included in this year’s score card is co-sponsorship of Latta’s legislation, the Support and Value Expectant (SAVE) Moms and Babi...

Latta: Congress Must Maintain Ban on Taxpayer Funded Abortions

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Today, Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) asked for Unanimous Consent on the House floor to force a vote on H.R. 18, the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act, which would prohibit taxpayer dollars from being used to support and enable the abortion industry. Latta is a cosponsor of H.R.18. Click here to watch Latta’s remarks on the House floor. The Hyde Amendment, a provision which prevents American tax...

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...

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