January 6, 2016

Ratcliffe Votes to Repeal Obamacare and Defund Planned Parenthood

Washington, D.C. – Congressman John Ratcliffe voted in favor of H.R. 3762, Restoring Americans’ Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act, to dismantle Obamacare and defund Planned Parenthood.

“This vote is about standing up for the 700,000 Texans I represent, and fighting against the overreach of Washington bureaucrats,” said Ratcliffe.  “Obamacare is government at its worst -intrusive, expensive, and full of broken promises.  One of my primary goals in Congress has been to repeal this disastrous piece of legislation once and for all.  Today, for the first time since this law was forced upon the American people, we send a repeal bill to the Oval Office.”

As a strong pro-life advocate, Ratcliffe applauds language in this bill to limit federal funding for organizations like Planned Parenthood which perform elective abortions.  “I’m pro-life and proud of it,” said Ratcliffe.  “All life, including the unborn, must be defending vigorously.”

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