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Boehner: Parental Notification Bill Will Protect the Interests of Parents & Children

September 25, 2006

House Majority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) today highlighted House passage of the Child Custody Protection Act, which would make it a federal crime to transport a minor across state lines to obtain an abortion in another state in order to avoid a state law requiring parental involvement in a minor’s abortion decision. The original House legislation was sponsored by Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL). Read More

Boehner: Defense Bill Supports Our Troops Fighting to Keep America Safe

September 25, 2006

U.S. House Majority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) today issued the following statement after the House approved the FY 2007 Department of Defense Appropriations Act Conference Report (H.R. 5631):“Our service men and women and their families deserve our gratitude and full support for their courage and sacrifices on behalf of the American people. This bill underscores Republicans’ commitment to supporting our men and women in uniform and making sure they have every available resource at their disposal to protect America and fight the Global War on Terror. Read More

Boehner: Hostettler Bill Protects Americans’ Religious Liberties

September 25, 2006

U.S. House Majority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) today praised House approval of the Public Expression of Religion Act (H.R. 2679), introduced by Rep. John Hostettler (R-IN):“This bill takes an important step towards protecting religious liberties of all Americans. State and local governments should not have to face financial ruin simply because they want to defend their right to freedom of speech under our Constitution. This measure would prevent politically-motivated outside groups from coercing state and local governments into removing references to religion in public places. Read More

Taxpayer Wallet Watch: Boehner Opposes Dems on Raising Taxes

September 25, 2006

In his weekly press conference, House Majority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) challenged Capitol Hill Democrats on their plan to raise taxes on American families and small businesses.  HOUSE REPUBLICANS ON CUTTING SPENDING, PROVIDING TAX RELIEF Read More