Pro-Life/Family

Luetkemeyer on Historic Overturning of Roe v. Wade

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-03) released a statement regarding the landmark ruling from the United States Supreme Court that will overturn the tragic 1973 Roe v. Wade decision. “The Supreme Court is charged with interpreting the law, not writing it. However, in Roe v. Wade, the Court inappropriately established law in the United States making abortion legal. In the...

Luetkemeyer, 88 Members Call for Immediate Action Regarding Allegations of Illicit Fetal Tissue Research at University of Pittsburgh

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-03) joined 88 Members of Congress from both chambers in calling for an immediate audit into allegations of illicit fetal tissue research at the University of Pittsburgh. The letter urges Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Inspector General (IG) Christi Grimm to conduct an investigation into whether the University of Pittsb...

Luetkemeyer Cosponsors Resolution Honoring Lives of Fallen Missouri Police Officers

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-03) cosponsored Congresswoman Vicki Hartzler (MO-04)’s House resolution to honor the lives of three Missouri law enforcement officers whose lives were lost in the line of duty in March. “Every day across our state, Missouri law enforcement officers show up to put the safety of our communities above their own. These officers gave their li...

Blaine’s Bulletin: Continuing the Fight for the Unborn

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It has been 49 years since the United States Supreme Court made the tragic Roe v. Wade decision legalizing abortion and putting the most vulnerable Americans at risk. In those 49 years, advancements in modern medicine have and continue to prove what the pro-life community has been saying all along – an unborn baby is a human life. We now know that at just 5 weeks, babies have heartbeats, and their...

Luetkemeyer Statement on Pro-Life Action in the Supreme Court

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-03) released the following statement regarding the Supreme Court’s consideration of Dobbs v. Jackson’s Women’s Health Organization. This case will decide the constitutionality of a 2018 law passed in the state of Mississippi that would limit abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy, except to save the life and preserve the physical health o...

Reps. Luetkemeyer, McClain, Sens. Hawley, Lankford, Daines Lead Letter to DOJ on Fetal Tissue Research

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representatives Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-03) and Lisa McClain (MI-10), alongside Senators Josh Hawley (R-MO), James Lankford (R-OK) and Steve Daines (R-MT) led a letter to Attorney General Merrick Garland, HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra and NIH Director Francis Collins urging a complete investigation into the University of Pittsburgh’s abortion procedures and research. Recent...

Blaine’s Bulletin: Appropriations

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Nearly every year during the month of July the House debate and votes on appropriations bills for the next fiscal year. This July, particularly this past week followed suit. Appropriations bill fund all “discretionary spending” by the government, meaning everything except mandatory programs like Medicare, Medicare, Social Security which are automatically funded each year. Discretionary funding is ...

Luetkemeyer Co-Leads Letter Urging SBA to Prevent Misuse of PPP Funds

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-03) co-led a letter to the Small Business Administration (SBA) requesting information regarding the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans that were given to ineligible abortion providing organizations and to inquire about how SBA plans to prevent them from receiving loans from the second round of PPP. Excerpts and the link to the full ...

Blaine’s Bulletin: Giving a Voice to the Voiceless

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This year marks the 48th anniversary of the tragic Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision legalizing abortion. Each January, tens of thousands of Americans from across the country gather in Washington, D.C. to celebrate the right to life and have their voices heard as they encourage Congress and government leaders to do everything in their power to protect the unborn. This year’s celebration of life h...

Luetkemeyer on Today’s Celebration of Life

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-03) released the following statement regarding the importance of protecting the unborn and sanctity of human life. “Every January since 1974, Americans have come together for a celebration of life and to give a voice to the voiceless. As a member of Congress, it is my job to protect the unborn and one I take very seriously. Along with my...