Family and Social Issues

Simpson Earns A+ on Pro-Life Issues

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Simpson Earns A+ on Pro-Life Issues Washington, D.C. – Today the Susan B. Anthony List awarded Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson an A+ rating on the organization’s pro-life scorecard. The Susan B. Anthony List is a non-profit dedicated to advocating for pro-life public policy and leadership. Each year, they track members of Congress’ legislative records, votes, and actions that prioritize life and th...

Simpson Voted Against Abortion Bill

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Simpson Voted Against Abortion Bill Washington DC- Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson (ID-02) on Friday voted in strong opposition to H.R. 3755, the Women’s Health Protection Act, extreme anti-life legislation that would allow abortion at any time for any reason. First introduced by Congresswoman Judy Chu (D-CA), H.R. 3755 attacks the unborn by cementing access to abortion services nationwide up until...

Simpson Strongly Opposes Taxpayer-Funded Abortions

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Simpson Strongly Opposes Taxpayer-Funded Abortions Washington, D.C. - In a House Appropriations Committee meeting today, Congressman Mike Simpson spoke in favor of restoring life-saving provisions in the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies (LHHS-Ed) Bill for Fiscal Year (FY) 2022. Since 1976, annual appropriations bills have carried a provision commonly referred to as...

Congressman Mike Simpson demands a vote on the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act

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Congressman Mike Simpson demands a vote on the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act Washington, D.C. - Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson joined Republican House Members and signed a discharge petition to force a vote on H.R. 619, the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act. “When a child survives a failed abortion attempt, that baby must be afforded human dignity and his or her natural r...

Simpson Commending President’s Message to Compromise for the Common Good

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Washington, D.C. – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson released the following statement following President Trump’s State of the Union address. “President Trump showed us tonight that the things that unite us are much greater than that which divides us. I’m pleased he began his remarks with a mission to work together, as Americans, not Republicans, not Democrats, but citizens of our great nation. I hav...

Simpson Applauds Motion to Move the Discussion Forward on Education Reform

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On Tuesday, Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson praised the passage of a motion to go to conference on a bill to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA). The motion to go to conference, which was passed by the House without opposition, is the next step towards finalizing ESEA, which was last reauthorized in 2001, and is the primary law which governs K-12 education in the United St...