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Boehner Supports President Bush's Veto of Stem Cell Bill

July 18, 2006

 WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Majority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) today made the following statement on the House floor praising President Bush’s decision to veto the Stem Cell Research Enhancement Act (H.R. 810): “The President today used the veto authority for the first time in his presidency.  Yesterday Congress sent him two bills relating to emerging medical research involving the use of so-called stem cells.  Today the President signed one of those bills, while vetoing the second. Read More

Boehner Statement on the Marriage Protection Amendment

July 17, 2006

 WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Majority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) issued the following statement after the House vote on H.J.Res. 88, the Marriage Protection Amendment, authored by Rep. Marilyn Musgrave (R-CO): “It was important for the House to have this debate and this vote.  The American people want and deserve to know where their leaders stand on this and other issues they care about.  The votes involved with the American Values Agenda have presented them with that opportunity.  Rep. Read More

Boehner Statement on the Evacuation of Americans from Lebanon

July 17, 2006

 WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Majority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) today issued the following statement on the 25,000 Americans estimated to be in Lebanon: “I am focused on working with my colleagues in Congress and within the administration to facilitate the quick and safe evacuation of Americans from the dangers of the conflict in Lebanon.  Whatever it takes, we stand ready to help ensure that every American in harm’s way is evacuated without regard to expense.”##### Read More

Boehner Statement on Fetal Farming, Alternative Stem Cell Bills

July 17, 2006

 WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Majority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) today issued the following statement after the House voted on the Fetus Farming Prohibition Act (S. 3504) and the Alternative Pluripotent Stem Cell Therapies Enhancement Act (S. 2754): “Stem cell research must be carried out in an ethical manner in a way that respects the sanctity of human life. Read More

Boehner Praises Drake Bill on Volunteer Pilots

July 16, 2006

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. House Majority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) today released the following statement after the House passed the Volunteer Pilot Organization Protection Act (H.R. 1871), authored by Rep. Thelma Drake (R-VA): Read More

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