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Johnson Introduces Legislation to Protect Minors and Their Unborn Children

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WASHINGTON, February 2, 2023 — United States Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) today introduced legislation to protect minors and their unborn children by making it illegal to transport a minor across state lines to obtain an abortion without satisfying parental involvement law. “It is a matter of safety and common sense to ensure parents of minors have the right to know if their child…

Johnson to Chair House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution and Limited Government in the 118th Congress

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WASHINGTON, January 27, 2023 — United States Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) will serve as Chairman of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution and Limited Government in the 118th Congress, retaining his position from the 117th Congress as the top Republican on the subcommittee. Congressman Johnson today made the following statement: “The Constitution Subcommittee is…

Johnson Appointed to Select Subcommittee on the Weaponization of the Federal Government

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WASHINGTON, January 24, 2023 — United States Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) today released the following statement on his appointment by Speaker Kevin McCarthy to the newly formed House Select Subcommittee on the Weaponization of the Federal Government: “Since the beginning of the Biden Administration, some federal agencies designed to serve and keep Americans safe have instead been…

Johnson Introduces Bill to Protect Religious Expression

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WASHINGTON, January 20, 2023 — United States Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) today introduced the History and Tradition Protection Act — a bill to help protect religious expression in America by removing attorney fee awards in certain Establishment Clause cases. “For decades, left-wing activists have pursued a relentless legal agenda to rid America of all religious expression and the…

Johnson Re-introduces Bill to Make Leaking Draft Supreme Court Opinions a Federal Crime

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WASHINGTON, January 20, 2023 — House Republican Conference Vice Chairman Mike Johnson (LA-04) today re-introduced legislation to make the act of knowingly leaking draft Supreme Court opinions a federal crime. “The Supreme Court announcement that it is unable to identify the individual who leaked the draft Dobbs opinion is an alarming development for the institution and for the country,”…

Johnson to Serve as a Deputy Whip for House Republicans in the 118th Congress

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WASHINGTON, January 19, 2023 — United States Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) today announced his selection by Majority Whip Tom Emmer to serve as a Deputy Whip for House Republicans in the 118th Congress: “In the 118th Congress, House Republicans will work to deliver conservative legislative results and a government that’s more accountable to the American people. I’m humbled by the…

Johnson to Serve on House Judiciary Committee and House Armed Services Committee in 118th Congress

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WASHINGTON, January 18, 2023 — United States Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) will serve on the House Judiciary Committee and the House Armed Services Committee in the 118th Congress, retaining his preferred committee assignments from the 117th Congress. Congressman Johnson made the following statement today on his committee assignments: “The House Judiciary Committee will be ground…

House Passes Resolution Condemning Intimidation Tactics of Pro-Abortion Activists

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WASHINGTON, January 11, 2023 — The United States House of Representatives today passed a congressional resolution condemning the nationwide wave of violence, property damage, threats, trespassing, and intimidation against pro-life organizations in 2022 by pro-abortion activists in the wake of the Supreme Court opinion overturning Roe v. Wade. The resolution was sponsored by 136 House…

House Republicans Introduce Resolution Condemning Intimidation Tactics of Pro-Abortion Activists

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WASHINGTON, January 10, 2023 — More than 100 Republican Members of Congress led by House Republican Conference Vice Chairman Mike Johnson (LA-04) introduced a congressional resolution condemning the nationwide wave of violence, property damage, threats, trespassing, and intimidation against pro-life organizations in 2022 by pro-abortion activists in the wake of the Supreme Court opinion…

House GOP Vice Chairman Johnson Statement on the Beginning of the 118th Congress and the New GOP Majority

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WASHINGTON, January 7, 2023 — House Republican Conference Vice Chairman Mike Johnson (LA-04) released the following statement on the beginning of the 118th Congress and the new House Republican majority: “I extend my congratulations and warm wishes to Speaker McCarthy. We are all rooting for Speaker McCarthy, because if Congress is successful, our country benefits. “In the 118th…