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  • Statement on the 43rd March for Life
    Posted in Press Release on January 27, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Right to Life

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – As Americans across the country join together for the 43rd annual March for Life, U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-03) – a staunch defender of Life – released the following statement: “As a Christian, father, and grandfather, I believe in the sanctity of life and its uplifting message to our world. After all, our most precious gift is life. How we use our life is up to us. I believe one of the best ways we can spend our own life is by fighting for others to receive the same gi... Read more

  • Sam Johnson on Supreme Court Striking Down Texas Abortion Law
    Posted in Press Release on June 27, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Right to Life

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today the Supreme Court announced its ruling on a major abortion case, Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt. This case reviewed Texas’s pro-life law, H.B. 2, relating to proper medical and health standards at abortion clinics. Unfortunately, in a 5-3 decision the Court struck down the Lone Star State’s law requiring the same minimum medical standards at abortion clinics that are expected at ambulatory surgical centers. After the Supreme Court released its decision, U.S. Congres... Read more

  • SCOTUS Decision to Hear Case Against Texas Pro-Life Law
    Posted in Press Release on November 13, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Right to Life

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, in response to the Supreme Court of the United States' announcement that it would be hearing a case against a Texas Pro-Life law, U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-03) released the following statement: "As a staunch defender for Life, I am disheartened by the Supreme Court’s decision to review the Texas pro-life law. This law not only protects the unborn, but also ensures women have access to quality health care. I remain hopeful that the Supreme Court will uphold the la... Read more

  • Sam Johnson Opposes Budget that Fails to Defund Planned Parenthood
    Posted in Press Release on September 30, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Right to Life

    Washington, D.C. – On behalf of Collin County constituents and in keeping with his Pro-Life record, U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-03) voted against H.R. 719, the Continuing Resolution for FY2016, because it failed to defund Planned Parenthood. Prior to the final vote on H.R. 719, Congressman Johnson supported H.Con.Res.79, a measure to defund Planned Parenthood. After casting these Pro-Life votes, Johnson released the following statement: “As a proud champion of Life, one of my priorities has... Read more

  • Sam Johnson Votes to Defund Planned Parenthood
    Posted in Press Release on September 18, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Right to Life

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-03) voted in support of two Pro-Life bills of which he is an original co-sponsor: The Defund Planned Parenthood Act of 2015 (H.R. 3134) and The Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act (H.R. 3505). “As a Christian, father, and grandfather, I believe in the sanctity of LIFE,” said Johnson. “It breaks my heart to see the vile and horrific videos that have surfaced over the last few months depicting Planned Parenthood’s selling of ba... Read more

  • Sam Johnson Votes to Stop Late-Term Abortions
    Posted in Press Release on May 13, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Right to Life

    Washington, DC – Today U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-03) voted in support of the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (H.R. 36), which protects unborn children, empowers women, and saves lives. Specifically, this bill would prohibit abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy, while allowing for exceptions in cases of rape, incest, or when the life of the mother is threatened. Additionally, it would provide victims of sexual assault with options for medical and emotional support. “I believe in ... Read more

  • Johnson, Pro Life Caucus Demand NO Taxpayer Dollars for Planned Parenthood Abortions
    Posted in Press Release on March 25, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Right to Life

    Washington, D.C. – Last year, U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-03) and other Pro-Life Caucus members requested a report to determine which family planning groups receive federal funding. The report, publicly released today by the non-partisan Government Accountability Office (GAO), found that Planned Parenthood receives the vast majority of federal family planning funding – about $500 million a year. By its very own data, Planned Parenthood admitted that in 2013 over 94 percent of all pregnancy-... Read more

  • Sam Johnson: Protecting our Most Fundamental Right - Life
    Posted in Press Release on January 22, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Right to Life

    Washington, D.C. – On the anniversary of the tragic Roe v. Wade ruling, thousands of Americans flocked to Washington, D.C. to participate in the annual March for Life. In support of the rally and its participants, U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-03) – a staunch pro-life advocate – released the following statement: “Our Great Nation was founded upon the idea that ALL people are ‘endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights.’ And the first right mentioned in our Declaration of Indepen... Read more

  • Attacks On Freedom Of Religion Resemble My Time In The Hanoi Hilton
    Posted in Column on June 16, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care, Right to Life

    By: Sam Johnson Published on The Daily Caller Where do you see this country heading, and is today’s America the kind of place you want to leave to your children and grandchildren? One of the cornerstones of our Republic, the freedom of religion, is under attack by a power-thirsty White House set on making and then breaking its own rules. This is not the land of liberty I know and love. Sadly, egregious violations of our cherished freedom of religion reminds me of the infamous Hanoi Hilton. Every... Read more

  • Johnson stands in support of every Americans' First Amendment Right
    Posted in Press Release on March 24, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care, Right to Life

    Congressman Sam Johnson (R-TX) released the following statement as the Supreme Court prepares to hear oral arguments in the cases Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. and Conestoga Wood Specialties Corp. v. Sebelius. “It’s shameful to know that after numerous waivers, delays and changes made to Obamacare over the past four years; the only mandate the Obama Administration will strictly implement involves forcing religious groups and businesses like Hobby Lobby to violate deeply held personal beli... Read more