Smith Statement on Republican Vote to Limit Health Coverage

Washington D.C. – Congressman Smith released the following statement in response to the Republican health care bill passed by the House today: “House Republicans voted today to eliminate essential health benefits and protections for Americans.  No one—especially not those Republicans who voted to pass it—bothered to consider the costs or the actual impacts of the … READ MORE

Smith Statement on Supreme Court Decision in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt

Washington D.C. – Congressman Adam Smith released the following statement in response to the Supreme Court’s ruling on June 27th that upheld the constitutional right of women to make their own reproductive decisions: “On June 27th, the Supreme Court struck down two provisions of a dangerous anti-abortion law in Texas by a vote of 5 to … READ MORE

Congressman Smith Opposes Legislation Restricting Access to Abortions, Family Planning

    Congressman Adam Smith (D-WA) released the following statement on the 42nd anniversary of Roe v. Wade:  On the 42nd anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision, House Republicans had planned on advancing extreme legislation that would have banned abortions after 20 weeks with the only exception being to protect the life of the … READ MORE