pro life
As a leader in the pro-life community, I am committed to supporting and defending the sanctity of life at every stage of development. Every life is precious, and we must work to build a culture that respects the right to life. The use of taxpayer money to fund big abortion businesses like Planned Parenthood is both morally indefensible and fiscally irresponsible. As Chair of the Select Investigative Panel on Infant Lives, I led the investigation into the illegal and morally-repugnant practice of selling baby parts, which resulted in fifteen criminal referrals.

Blackburn, Cotton, Colleagues to DOJ: Investigate Planned Parenthood’s Use of COVID Relief Funds

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) joined Senator Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) in sending a letter to Attorney General Bill Barr urging the Department of Justice to investigate whether dozens of Planned Parenthood affiliates across the country fraudulently applied for and received loans from the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) despite knowing they were ineligible to apply. 

The letter was also signed by Senators John Boozman (R-Ark.), Mike Braun (R-Ind.), Bill Cassidy (R-La.)...

Senators Blackburn, Kennedy Join Whip Scalise, 200+ Membersin Supporting Louisiana's Pro-Life Law

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senators Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) and John Kennedy (R-La.), House Republican Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.), and Rep. Mike Johnson (R-La.) led 207 Members of Congress in filing an amicus brief to stand up for Louisiana’s pro-life law before the U.S. Supreme Court that would require all abortion providers to have admitting privileges at local hospitals when emergencies arise.

“States reserve the right to protect mothers and their children with high standards for health care...

Blackburn Talks Planned Parenthood, Gun Violence on Fox News at Night

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) joined Fox News’ Shannon Bream on Fox News at Night to speak about Planned Parenthood and proposals to reduce gun violence.

On Planned Parenthood

“This gets to the heart of the argument about Title X funding and the legislation, S.105 that I filed… which says: if you do abortion services, then you cannot get Title X, which are women's health care funds.”

On Gun Violence “Not any of us want someone who is a danger to themselves...

Blackburn, Colleagues Sponsor Pro-Life Legislation to Save Human Embryos

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) joined Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) to introduce the Patients First Act, which would promote stem cell research without the creation, use, destruction, or discarding of human embryos.

“Medical breakthroughs achieved via stem cell research need not come at the expense of innocent life,” said Senator Blackburn. “Protecting the sanctity of life and encouraging scientific research are not mutually...

Blackburn, Colleagues Introduce Bill to Help End Taxpayer Funding of Abortions

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Senators Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.), Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.), Steve Daines (R-Mont.), Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) introduced S.1966, the Protecting Life and Taxpayers Act to halt the use of taxpayer dollars to fund abortion services.

“Sixty percent of Americans oppose their tax dollars being used to fund abortions,” Senator Blackburn said. “We should honor their wishes by ending the use of public funds. The pro-life community should not be forced...

Senator Blackburn Introduces First Bill as Senator to Protect The Unborn

Washington, D.C. – Today, Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) introduced her first bill in the United States Senate. Senator Blackburn’s bill – S. 105, the Title X Abortion Provider Prohibition Act – strips all abortion providers, including Planned Parenthood, of federal funding under Title X of the Public Health Service Act.

“Tennesseans and the American people do not want their tax dollars funding abortions,” Senator Blackburn said. “They have made this position clear time and again....