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Latta: Senate Democrats' Obstruction of Abortion Survivor Legislation is Shameful

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) is criticizing Senate Democrats after they blocked legislation, the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act, from coming to the floor last evening. Latta has long supported the House version of this legislation and is a cosponsor of the bill this Congress. Senator Ben Sasse (R-NE) attempted to bring the legislation up by unanimous consent, but that requ... Read more »

Latta Re-Introduces Bill to Prohibit the Disposal of Fetal Body Parts in Landfills

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) has re-introduced pro-life legislation, the Protecting the Dignity of Unborn Children Act, which would prohibit the disposal of fetal remains in a landfill or navigable waters and impose strict penalties on violators. Under this bill, remains that were disposed of in these areas would be subjected up to three years in prison, a fine, or both. “It is truly ho... Read more »

Latta to Attend March for Life on Friday; Host Reception for Ohio Marchers

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) will attend this Friday’s March for Life rally on the National Mall and will be hosting a reception for marchers that make the trip from Ohio. Last year, more than 300 guests joined Latta for his reception held in the Rayburn House Office Building. “Every year, I’m inspired by the number of people from Northwest and West Central Ohio that come to Washington ... Read more »

Latta Questions FCC Commissioners on Rural Broadband, Emerging Tech

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) questioned Federal Communications Commissioners on efforts to expand access to rural broadband at an Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology hearing held this afternoon. The FCC recently announced a new $100 million “Connected Care Pilot Program” to support telehealth for low-income Americans, especially those living in rural areas ... Read more »

Latta Statement on Justice Anthony Kennedy’s Retirement

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) released the following statement on the announcement by Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy that he will be retiring on July 31, 2018. “Justice Kennedy has served with honor and distinction for three decades on our nation’s highest court,” said Latta. “I thank him for his years of service and wish him the best in his upcoming retirement. As we look towards... Read more »

Latta Introduces Pro-Life Legislation to Prohibit the Disposal of Fetal Body Parts in Landfills

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) has introduced pro-life legislation, the Protecting the Dignity of Unborn Children Act, which would prohibit the disposal of fetal remains in a landfill or navigable waters and impose strict penalties on violators. Under this bill, remains that were disposed of in these areas would be subjected up to three years in prison, a fine, or both. “It is truly horri... Read more »

Latta Attends March for Life; Helps Pass Pro-Life Legislation

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) participated in the 2018 March for Life Rally on the National Mall earlier today. Speaker of the House Paul Ryan spoke at the event, which drew tens of thousands of participants. After the rally, Latta hosted constituents at an event on Capitol Hill – an annual tradition. In addition, Latta voted in favor of H.R. 4712, the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Prote... Read more »

Latta Votes for Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) voted for legislation, H.R. 36, the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, which prohibits abortions after 20 weeks. According to substantial medical evidence, an unborn child is capable of experiencing pain 20 weeks after fertilization, if not earlier. The bill passed the U.S. House of Representatives by a vote of 232 to 187. Nearly two-thirds of America... Read more »

Latta Joins National March for Life Rally in Washington

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) joined tens of thousands who gathered for the annual March for Life rally today in Washington, D.C. Vice President Mike Pence became the first sitting vice president to speak at the annual event. Following the rally, Latta hosted a reception for over 300 constituents from Ohio’s 5th Congressional District. “I’m always proud to stand with members of the pro-l... Read more »

Latta Votes to Prohibit Taxpayer Funding for Abortion

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Today, Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) joined his colleagues in the U.S. House of Representatives in passing H.R. 7, the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act. Most taxpayer funding for abortion has been prohibited since 1976, due to Hyde Amendment, which is passed in annual government funding bills. However, this legislation would make the Hyde Amendm... Read more »

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