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  • Womack Votes to Protect Life
    Posted in Press Releases on January 24, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Abortion

    Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) today released the following statement after House passage of H.R. 7, the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act of 2017. H.R. 7 codifies the Hyde Amendment, which bars the use of federal funds for abortions in Appropriations legislation and was first enacted in 1976: “Human life is sacred, and as a staunch defender of life, I am proud to vote in favor of H.R. 7. After more than thirty years of this essential provision being in... Read more

  • Womack Votes to Send Reconciliation Act to President's Desk
    Posted in Press Releases on January 6, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care, Abortion, Budget

    Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) today released the following statement after passage of the Senate Amendment to H.R. 3762, the Restoring Americans’ Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act: “For the first time, Congress has placed a repeal of the most onerous parts of Obamacare and an elimination of federal funding for Planned Parenthood on President Obama’s desk, forcing him to make a tough choice: respect the will of the American people or protect his namesake law and Planned Parenthood. Unfortun... Read more

  • Womack Responds to Pope Francis Address
    Posted in Press Releases on September 24, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Abortion

    Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) today released the following statement in response to the historic address from Pope Francis to a joint session of Congress: “Today, we had the honor of welcoming Pope Francis to give a historic address to a Joint Session of Congress. The Pope’s message of working for the common good, protecting the most vulnerable, and preserving the dignity of each human life are values that have and will continue to shape the United States. Pope Francis is a uniting figure, and... Read more

  • Womack Votes to Defund Planned Parenthood, Protect Unborn
    Posted in Press Releases on September 18, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Abortion

    Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) today released the following statement after the House passed the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act (H.R. 3504) and the Defund Planned Parenthood Act (H.R. 3134): “Unborn lives matter, and I am frankly disgusted by Planned Parenthood’s unethical actions and continuously callous tone. As the House continues to investigate this egregious, potentially illegal behavior, we should not provide federal funds to such an organization. As a staunch defender of li... Read more

  • Womack Supports Life, H.R. 7
    Posted in Press Releases on January 22, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Abortion

    Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) today joined a bipartisan group of 242 House colleagues to pass H.R. 7, the No Taxpayer Funding For Abortion Act. H.R. 7 codifies the Hyde Amendment, which has barred the use of federal funds for abortions in Appropriations legislation since 1976. Additionally, the bill eliminates tax credits and subsidies for Obamacare health plans that include elective abortion coverage. After passage, Congressman Womack released the following statement: “On the forty-second ann... Read more

  • Arkansas House Delegation Votes to End Taxpayer Funding for Abortion
    Posted in Press Releases on January 28, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Tax Reform, Abortion

    Congressmen Steve Womack (AR-3), Rick Crawford (AR-1), Tim Griffin (AR-2), and Tom Cotton (AR-4) today joined a bipartisan group of 227 House colleagues to pass H.R. 7, the No Taxpayer Funding For Abortion Act. This legislation enacts a permanent ban on the use of all federal dollars to fund abortions and eliminates tax credits and subsidies for Obamacare health plans that include elective abortion coverage. “People who morally object to abortion shouldn't have to finance it," said Womack. “I am... Read more

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