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Marsha Blackburn Report: Protecting The Sanctity Of Life

 

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – For far too long, organizations like Planned Parenthood have targeted vulnerable women and pressured them to make life and death medical decisions without informed consent.

This week, I introduced The Woman’s Right to Know Act which protects the health and safety of women and children by establishing long-overdue standards for the predatory abortion industry. Read more about my action to protect the sanctity of life here.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

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Clarksville Transit System honors Rosa Parks this week

 

Poster saves a seat on each bus for Civil Rights pioneer

Clarksville Transit SystemClarksville, TN – Clarksville Transit System (CTS) is reserving a seat for Rosa Parks, the Civil Rights activist who sparked the Montgomery Bus Boycott, on its buses this week.

On Monday, CTS placed a poster showing a portrait of Parks in a front seat on each bus. The poster includes this text:

“THIS SEAT IS RESERVED FOR ROSA PARKS, CIVIL RIGHTS PIONEER.”

A Rosa Parks poster reserves a seat in honor of the Civil Rights pioneer on each Clarksville Transit System bus this week.

A Rosa Parks poster reserves a seat in honor of the Civil Rights pioneer on each Clarksville Transit System bus this week.

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Marsha Blackburn Report: Amy Coney Barrett is a Legal Superstar

 

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – This week, Judge Amy Coney Barrett testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee.

Judge Barrett demonstrated not only her impeccable credentials, but also her deep commitment to upholding the rule of law.

Under rigorous questioning, Judge Barrett remained poised, and affirmed that she is an originalist and textualist who will “apply the law as written.”

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

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President Donald Trump on the Right Side of History in Confronting Latin America’s Dictators

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – “The brutal regimes in Venezuela, Cuba and Nicaragua pose a grave threat to our country’s national security interests.”

“We must continue to consistently deny funds to these regimes, which work together to oppress their people, wreak havoc in our hemisphere and oppose U.S. interests,” Representative Mario Díaz-Balart (R-FL) writes in the Miami Herald.

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Marsha Blackburn questions Judge Amy Coney Barrett

 

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – On Tuesday, October 14th, 2020, U.S. Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) questioned Judge Amy Coney Barrett at the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing to consider the Judge’s nomination to the Supreme Court.

On the Left’s Push to Implement Government-Run Health Care

BLACKBURN: Our friends across the aisle have seemed to express a deep concern about a case that is coming up on November 10th…

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President Donald Trump has Lowered Costs, Increased Medicare Options by Favoring Market Competition

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – “For almost four years, President Donald Trump has promoted reforms to Medicare that favor market competition over Washington meddling,” Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Administrator Seema Verma writes in the Houston Chronicle.
 
“The results are in: America’s seniors today enjoy a stronger program that offers more and better benefits at lower costs . . . Combined, beneficiaries have saved approximately $3.4 billion in Medicare Advantage and Part D premium costs since 2017.”

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Marsha Blackburn says Judge Amy Coney Barrett is an Eminently Qualified Legal Superstar

 

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – This morning, Tuesday, October 12th, 2020, Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) joined Fox and Friends to discuss Day One of the hearings to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court, and what to expect as Day Two begins.

Last night, Senators Blackburn and Joni Ernst (R-Iowa), the first two Republican women to serve on the Senate Judiciary Committee, released the first podcast in a special series called, “Perspectives: The Confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett.”

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Marsha Blackburn Gives Opening Statement at Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s Confirmation Hearing

 

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – Today, Monday, October 12th, 2020, U.S.  Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) delivered her opening statement at the hearing to consider Judge Amy Coney Barrett for confirmation to the Supreme Court.

To watch Senator Blackburn’s opening statement, here.

Remarks As Delivered

Judge Barrett, congratulations to you and your family. I’m delighted to see you back in the room. I am thrilled to see you are here with us today. We have had 164 American citizens nominated to the Supreme Court, and today is the fifth time that we have had a female judge come before us. We welcome you.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

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Tennessee Officials, Members of the Rhodes College Community Praise Judge Amy Coney Barrett

 

U.S. SenateNashville, TN – Since President Donald Trump nominated Judge Amy Coney Barrett to serve on the United States Supreme Court, figures across Tennessee have weighed in.

Tennessee Delegation

Senator Lamar Alexander: “I have voted to confirm Justices Roberts, Alito, Sotomayor, Gorsuch and Kavanaugh based upon their intelligence, character and temperament. I will apply the same standard when I consider Judge Barrett’s nomination to replace Justice Ginsburg.”

President Donald Trump walks with Judge Amy Coney Barrett, his nominee for Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. (White House)

President Donald Trump walks with Judge Amy Coney Barrett, his nominee for Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. (White House)

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Marsha Blackburn Report: Amy Coney Barrett is a Brilliant Jurist, Role Model

 

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – Last week, President Donald Trump nominated Judge Amy Coney Barrett to serve as an Associate Justice on the United States Supreme Court. Judge Barrett is a respected constitutionalist with a proven record of upholding the rule of law.

She understands that it is a judge’s job to interpret the law, not make the law, and is committed to safeguarding our religious liberties at a time when these freedoms are increasingly under attack. 

ICYMI, Judge Barrett has a Tennessee connection! After graduating from Rhodes College in Memphis, she received her law degree from Notre Dame Law School, where she is now a professor. 

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

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