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July 9, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Last week, U.S. Rep. Dusty Johnson (R-S.D.) spoke on the House floor in support of the Hyde Amendment which prohibits federal funding of abortions.

Despite decades-long precedent, the Hyde Amendment was not included in President Biden’s budget proposal for Fiscal Year 2022.  

“For 45 years, this body has been able to come together to accept the powerful message of the Hyde Amendment that taxpayer funding should never be used for abortion,” said Johnson.

April 15, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, as House and Senate Democrats unveiled legislation to expand the Supreme Court to thirteen justices, U.S. Representative Dusty Johnson (R-SD) announced that his constitutional amendment to cap the Supreme Court at nine justices reached 100 cosponsors in the House.

February 17, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representatives Dusty Johnson (R-S.D.) and Chris Smith (R-N.J.) along with 142 of their colleagues introduced the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (H.R. 1080), which would prohibit most abortions after 20 weeks.

January 26, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Dusty Johnson (R-S.D.) 199 of his Republican colleagues sent a letter to Congressional leadership this morning in opposition to Democrat efforts to repeal the Hyde Amendment, which has existed for more than forty years and prevents the federal government from funding abortion. The letter comes after Democrats have threatened to eliminate or weaken the Hyde Amendment and other pro-life provisions.

May 7, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Dusty Johnson (R-S.D.) was given an A+ rating from the Susan B. Anthony pro-life group. Johnson is an original cosponsor of H.R. 962, the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act and signed onto the discharge petition to immediately bring this legislation to the floor for a vote.

April 1, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Dusty Johnson (R-S.D.) asked for unanimous consent to bring H.R. 962, the Born Alive Abortion Survivors Act to the House floor for an immediate vote, Democrats blocked the vote.