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House Proceeding 06-10-09 on Jun 10th, 2009 :: 1:03:10 to 1:07:35
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Virginia Foxx

1:03:06 to 1:03:26( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: recognize the gentlelady from north carolina, ms. foxx, who i will extend as much time as you need on this very sensitive and important subject. gentlewoman from ohio for being the leader of the special order tonight and i want to thank the gentlelady from pennsylvania

Virginia Foxx

1:03:10 to 1:07:35( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Virginia Foxx

Virginia Foxx

1:03:27 to 1:03:48( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: for her pro-life statement and sharing her experience with us. we are blessed by her statement and we're blessed by being here. she and i and the gentledy from ohio are regular attendees and at our weekly prayer breakfast. i can say it is a blessing to have that opportunity. it just would make us all so

Virginia Foxx

1:03:49 to 1:04:10( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: much happier if more people in her caucus felt the way that she does on this issue. you know, over the past seral months, the obama administration has begun to erode the pro-life protections in place to keep taxpayer dollars from paying for abortions. we know and have known for a

Virginia Foxx

1:04:11 to 1:04:33( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: long time that the majority of the american people do not want to see taxpayer money used for abortions. we even know now that the majority of the american people are opposed to abortions. and i think the obama administration is going in absolutely the wrong direction on this issue, as it is on many other issues. but they began with the repeal

Virginia Foxx

1:04:34 to 1:04:55( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: of the mexico city policy, which restricted taxpayer money from funding groups providing abortions overseas. this is something that had been in effect for many, many years. now what they want to do is bring taxpayer-funded abortions back to washington, d.c., by

Virginia Foxx

1:04:56 to 1:05:16( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: changing the so-called dornan amendment which restricts publicly funded abortions in the district of columbia. the district of columbia is one of the most troubling track -- has one of the most troubling track records in the nation when it comes to its abortion policies. not only is the district of columbia part of a notorious group that allows minors to

Virginia Foxx

1:05:17 to 1:05:37( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: receive abortions, only the district of columbia and three states have such laws. but it also has one of the highest abortion rates in the country. it is no secret that the district of columbia's lax abortion policies draw women to d.c. abortion clinics from other

Virginia Foxx

1:05:38 to 1:05:58( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: states. repealing the dornan amendment would mean allowing d.c. to use tax dollars to foot the bill for abortions for minors and potentially for minors from other states. it is a real travesty when most of our children cannot get any

Virginia Foxx

1:05:59 to 1:06:21( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: kind of treatment from a physician, they can't get a shot, can't get a preventative shot, they can't get any treatment, they couldn't be sewn up in the hospital if they're hurt or at school without permission from their parents. wever, the district of

Virginia Foxx

1:06:22 to 1:06:42( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: columbia allows these minors to get an abortion, to kill a human life. and, again, polls have shown that a majority of americans do not support taxpayer-funded abortion. we must preserve the dornan amendment and keep hardworking

Virginia Foxx

1:06:43 to 1:07:04( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: americans' tax dollars from paying for abortions, a practice that violates the conscience of millions of pro-life americans. we also know that taxpayer-funded abortions increase the number of abortions done because the research has been done on that. but i, again, applaud my

Virginia Foxx

1:07:05 to 1:07:29( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: colleague from ohio for leading this special order tonight and i want to say that i share congresswoman dahlkemper's philosophy that i support life from conception toatural death and i think that a society that

Virginia Foxx

1:07:30 to 1:07:36( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: devalues the unborn will soon devalue those who are born and i do not want to see our country

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