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House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) issued the following statement praising the bipartisan House passage of the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act.
"This is a sad and horrific case – one that reminds us there is no one more defenseless, or more in need of our protection, than the unborn."
A few years back, Speaker John Boehner spoke at the National Right to Life convention in Pittsburgh. In it he paid tribute to his mother, Mary Anne Boehner.
“It wasn't easy for my mom to have 12 children,” said John. “But I’m glad she did.” He explained how his parents worked hard and sacrificed to make sure he and his siblings could attend Catholic schools. “For them, a good education meant more than just the ABCs and 1-2-3s. It was also important that we learned about deeper values. Respect for life was at the top of that list.”
House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) today marked the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade and looked ahead to the annual March for Life, which will take place on Friday.
House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) issued the following statement today as Americans United for Life presented its “Henry Hyde Defender of Life” award to Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ) for 2012.
House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) today delivered opening remarks at the 39th March for Life.