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01.17.19

Senator Lankford Releases Podcast Discussing Pro-Life Issues

The Office of Senator James Lankford (R-OK) today released the sixth episode of Lankford's podcast, The Breakdown with James Lankford. The sixth episode focuses on pro-life issues in our nation, how people can find common ground on ways to support life at all stages of development, and how we can continue to speak for those who cannot speak for themselves. During the episode Lankford speaks on life in the womb, the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, and the Hyde Amendment among other pro-… Continue Reading


01.17.19

Senators Lankford, Ernst, Perdue Call for No Recess without a Budget

Following years of Congress' repeated ineffectiveness to responsibly fund the federal government on time, Senators James Lankford (R-OK), Joni Ernst (R-IA), and David Perdue (R-GA), introduced legislation that would prohibit members of Congress from leaving Washington if we fail to pass a budget on time. "If the government shuts down due to congressional dysfunction and failure to agree on spending bills, Members of the Senate and House, the President, and his Cabinet should not be allowed t… Continue Reading


01.16.19

Senator Lankford Reintroduces Bill to Defund Planned Parenthood, Redirect Funds to Women’s Health Care

Senators James Lankford (R-OK), Joni Ernst (R-IA), and 30 of their Senate colleagues, reintroduced legislation to prevent any taxpayer dollars from going to the nation's single-largest provider of abortions, Planned Parenthood. "This important bill helps ensure women have numerous options to receive quality and affordable health care while preventing federal dollars from going to Planned Parenthood," said Lankford. "By redirecting federal dollars away from abortion-providers and shifting them … Continue Reading