As hundreds of thousands of Americans - including
hundreds of Missourians - descend on Washington, D.C. today to take part in
the March for Life, I want to share a few updates on issues important
to our fundamental freedoms of life and religious
After eight years of President Barack Obama, we now have a leader in
the White House who will work with Congress to protect and defend the
right to life.
This past Monday, President Donald Trump
reinstated the Mexico City Policy, which prevents foreign assistance programs
from using your hard-earned tax dollars to subsidize abortion.
Foreign assistance programs should focus on the mission of promoting human
and economic development without violating core American
Looking ahead to next week, President Trump has announced that he
will name his nominee to the Supreme Court on Thursday. A lifelong
appointment to our nation�s highest court, the next Supreme Court justice
will influence the direction of our country for generations to
is among the cases our nation�s highest court will consider this
year. The case involves a church preschool based in Columbia,
Missouri, and the justices will consider whether the government can
categorically deny a religious organization a benefit simply because they are
Although we are only one week into President
Trump�s term, I�m pleased that he is already taking action on issues that
directly impact our pro-life and faith-based principles.