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ICYMI: Rubio Joins The Aaron Renn Show

U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) joined The Aaron Renn Show to discuss Rubio’s Labor Day report on working (and non-working) men. See below for highlights and listen to the full interview here. On protecting American jobs and interests: “We made a series of economic...

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ICYMI: Rubio Debates Coons on China, Environment

U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) debated Senator Chris Coons (D-DE) on China, global leadership, and environmental policy at an event hosted by the Bipartisan Policy Center’s Senate Project at George Washington University. “We have to shape a future that recognizes...

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Next Week: Rubio Staff Hosts Mobile Office Hours

U.S. Senator Marco Rubio’s (R-FL) office will host in-person and virtual Mobile Office Hours next week to assist constituents with federal casework issues in their respective local communities. These office hours offer constituents who do not live close to one of...

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Rubio Habla en Maxima 92.5 de Tampa Bay

El senador estadounidense Marco Rubio (R-FL) habló con Nio Encendio de Maxima 92.5 de Tampa Bay, sobre cómo la inflación ha impactado a las familias, sobre las olas de migración ilegal, sobre el juicio político de Biden vs. el de Trump, sobre el canje de prisioneros...

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Senator Rubio Joins Fellow GOP Senators To Introduce Legislation Preventing Federal Funding Of Abortion In Health Law

May 4, 2011 | Blog

Senator Rubio joined with fellow GOP Senators to introduce legislation today that would prevent federal funds from being used to fund abortions. The Protect Life Act, introduced by Senator Orrin Hatch (R-UT) and others, would codify longstanding policy preventing taxpayer funding of abortion and apply it to the President’s health care law.

“While we will continue the important work of fighting to repeal ObamaCare, Senator Hatch’s bill is a common sense piece of legislation that clearly states that no taxpayer money should be used to fund abortion as part of the new health care law,” Senator Rubio said.

ObamaCare allows taxpayer-funded abortions through a myriad of policies and plans. Loopholes in the health care law allow substantial amounts of taxpayer dollars to evade the annual pro-life appropriations rider, known as the Hyde Amendment. Professionals and entities morally opposed to performing abortions are not fully protected under the health care law and may be vulnerable to discrimination.

That’s why this legislation is so important. The Protect Life Act guarantees that no taxpayer dollars flow to cover elective abortions by applying the longstanding policy of the Hyde Amendment to the new health care law and provides protections for health care providers who are opposed to abortions.