Family and Social Issues

Simpson Opposes Democrats’ Radical Abortion Legislation

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Simpson Opposes Democrats’ Radical Abortion Legislation Washington, D.C. – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson today opposed Democrat legislation to nationalize abortion services on demand, H.R. 8296 and H.R. 8297. “As expected, House Democrats have drafted extreme legislation in response to the Supreme Court’s recent ruling on abortion, moving far past Roe v. Wade and attempting to erode…

Simpson Statement on SCOTUS Abortion Ruling

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Simpson Statement on SCOTUS Abortion Ruling Washington, D.C. – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson released the following statement in response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization: “With this historic decision, the Supreme Court affirms the right of the states to protect human life.  This is the correct decision and I’m pleased that the…

Simpson Cosponsors Life at Conception Act

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Simpson Cosponsors Life at Conception Act Washington, D.C. – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson today announced his cosponsorship of H.R. 1011, the Life at Conception Act. “In light of the recent nationwide debates on abortion, I remain fervently committed to protecting the rights of the unborn. I have held this position in this and every Congress, and I am pleased to reaffirm this priority…

Simpson Tells Biden Administration to Act on Baby Formula Shortage

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Simpson Tells Biden Administration to Act on Baby Formula Shortage Washington, D.C. – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson joined over 100 of his House Colleagues in urging President Biden and FDA Commissioner Robert Califf to take immediate action on the nationwide shortage of baby formula which has reached crisis levels in recent weeks.  “This baby formula shortage is a serious health…

Simpson Statement on Leaked Supreme Court Draft Opinion

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Simpson Statement on Leaked Supreme Court Draft Opinion Washington, D.C. – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson released the following statement after the Supreme Court draft opinion overturning Roe v. Wade was leaked yesterday evening. “The fact that this draft opinion was leaked represents a serious attempt to hijack a trusted institution – and that should alarm Americans regardless of…

Setting the Record Straight on Fairness for All

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Setting the Record Straight on Fairness for All By Congressman Mike Simpson “In recent weeks, I have heard some questions from Idahoans about a bill in Congress that I am cosponsoring: H.R. 1440, the Fairness for All Act.  It has come to my attention that certain misconceptions about this bill have spread via social media and even the press, and I would like to take the time to…

Simpson-supported Initiative to fix Secure Rural Schools (SRS) Payment Allocations Heads to President’s Desk for Signature

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Simpson-supported Initiative to fix Secure Rural Schools (SRS) Payment Allocations Heads to President’s Desk for Signature Washington, D.C. – On Monday, the House of Representatives passed a Simpson-supported effort to fix an error in the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act and preserve counties’ Secure Rural Schools (SRS) payment allocations. “The SRS program provides a vital source…

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…

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…