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  • Carter Votes to Extend Protections for the Unborn
    Posted in Press Releases on October 3, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Protecting Life

    Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (GA-01) voted today to extend protections for the unborn. "There is overwhelming scientific evidence proving that precious babies are capable of feeling pain after 20 weeks," said Carter. "As a health care professional, father, grandfather, and Congressman, I am proud to support this legislation today to put a necessary end to the excruciating abortion methods used in late term pregnancies. This is a great win in the fight to stand up for those who cannot stand... Read more

  • Carter Votes to Prevent Discrimination Against Health Care Providers Refusing to Participate in Abortion
    Posted in Press Releases on July 13, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Protecting Life

    Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (GA-01) voted today to prevent discrimination against health care providers who do not participate in abortion. The Conscience Protection Act passed in the House today with Carter's support also ensures entities who are discriminated against are able to defend themselves in a court of law. "Whether it's the churches in California forced to cover abortion in their health care plans or a nurse in New York required to take part in a dismemberment of a 22-week-old ... Read more

  • Carter Statement on Supreme Court Ruling in Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstedt
    Posted in Press Releases on June 27, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Protecting Life

    Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (GA-01) released the following statement today after the United States Supreme Court issued a decision in Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstedt, striking down two Texas laws requiring abortion clinics to meet health and safety standards essential to protect women's health at abortion clinics: "The Supreme Court not only failed to protect the lives of innocent unborn babies today, the Court has also failed to protect the lives of their mothers. While I strongly be... Read more

  • Carter Votes to Dismantle Obamacare and Defund Planned Parenthood
    Posted in Press Releases on October 23, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care, Protecting Life

    Congressman Earl L. “Buddy” Carter (Ga-01) voted in support of the Restoring Americans’ Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act today in an effort to dismantle Obamacare and defund abortion providers like Planned Parenthood. This legislation uses privileged status to overcome the efforts of some in the Senate to block this legislation from reaching the President’s desk that has resounding support among the American people. “For too long, efforts to repeal Obamacare have been blocked by obstruction... Read more

  • Carter Fights to Defund Planned Parenthood
    Posted in Press Releases on September 30, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Protecting Life

    Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (Ga-01) today opposed legislation that would allow federal taxpayer dollars to continue flowing to Planned Parenthood, the nation’s largest provider of abortions. Carter’s stand comes in light of recent videos which uncovered the group’s practice of trafficking in fetal tissue and body parts of the unborn. “I cannot, in good conscience, support a single cent of taxpayer dollars going to a criminal enterprise like Planned Parenthood,” said Carter. “We’ve known f... Read more

  • Carter Supports State Choice for Abortion Funding
    Posted in Press Releases on September 29, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Protecting Life

    Washington, D.C. - Congressman Earl L. “Buddy” Carter (Ga-01) voted today to allow states to choose whether abortion providers can participate as providers in their Medicaid programs.H.R. 3495, the Women’s Public Health and Safety Act, was passed by the United States House of Representatives today with Carter’s support. Carter spoke of the importance of the legislation on the floor of the United States House of Representatives today. While on the floor, Carter said “I rise today in support of H... Read more

  • Carter Demands Answers from Planned Parenthood on Federal Funding
    Posted in Press Releases on September 29, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Protecting Life

    Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (Ga-01) demanded answers from the President of Planned Parenthood, Cecile Richards, on their use of federal funding and taxpayer dollars during an Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing today. During questioning of Richards, Carter raised serious concerns about the excessive spending at the organization while government funding makes up 41 percent of Planned Parenthood’s revenues. "The problem I have with that is that the Obama Administration reports... Read more

  • Carter Votes to Strengthen Protections for the Unborn
    Posted in Press Releases on September 18, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Protecting Life

    Congressman Earl L. “Buddy” Carter (Ga-01) continued his fight to protect the sanctity of life today by voting to strengthen protections for babies that survive abortion. The House passed the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act, with Carter’s support, to require any health care practitioner to preserve the life of a child born alive in the case of an abortion as they would any other child. “As a proud father and grandfather, I will do everything in my power to protect a child,” said Car... Read more

  • Carter Condemns Planned Parenthood on the House Floor
    Posted in Press Releases on September 17, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Protecting Life

    Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (Ga-01) condemned the actions of Planned Parenthood on the floor of the United States House of Representatives today. While on the floor, Carter said "the videos that have been released exposing the appalling acts committed by Planned Parenthood are horrifying. These are despicable acts on par with the sickest of criminals behind bars. That is exactly where these people belong. In prison, behind bars." Carter urged "federal law enforcement to execute a full cri... Read more

  • Carter Fights to Eliminate Federal Funding for Planned Parenthood
    Posted in Press Releases on July 22, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Protecting Life

    Congressman Earl L. “Buddy” Carter (GA-01) is fighting to eliminate all federal funding streams to Planned Parenthood Federation of America in the wake of a second undercover video alleging that Planned Parenthood dismembers unborn children and sells their body parts. To ensure taxpayer funds are not going to Planned Parenthood, Carter has signed on as an original cosponsor of H.R. 3134 to place an immediate moratorium on all federal funding streams to Planned Parenthood, including Medicaid, whi... Read more