Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks

Representing the 5th District of Indiana
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Pro-Life

I am a pro-life Member of Congress.  I will oppose any federal dollars being spent to perform abortions.

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Mar 30, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Senate voted 51-50 on House Joint Resolution (H.J.Res.) 43, with a tie-breaking vote coming from Vice President Mike Pence. This measure overturns a rule from the end of the Obama presidency, which prohibited states from defunding abortion providers of taxpayer dollars.

Democratic senator, Joe Donnelly, sided with his party in voting against the measure. Republican senator, Todd Young, joined 49 other Republicans and Pence to approve the measure.

Feb 17, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a measure, 230-188, that overturns an Obama administration rule forcing states to fund abortion providers with taxpayer dollars. Indiana’s seven pro-life U.S. representatives voted to advance the measure and protect taxpayers – Reps. Jackie Walorski (IN-2), Jim Banks (IN-3), Todd Rokita (IN-2), Susan Brooks (IN-5), Luke Messer (IN-6), Larry Bucshon (IN-8) and Trey Hollingsworth (IN-9).

Feb 1, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. - Rep. Susan Brooks released the following statement is support of President Trump's nominee to the Supreme Court, Judge Neil Gorsuch:

Jan 25, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON – Today, seven of Indiana’s U.S. representatives voted for H.R. 7, the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act. The pro-life representatives who voted to bar taxpayer funding of abortion were: Reps. Jackie Walorski (IN-2), Jim Banks (IN-3), Todd Rokita (IN-2), Susan Brooks (IN-5), Luke Messer (IN-6), Larry Bucshon (IN-8) and Trey Hollingsworth (IN-9).

Jan 6, 2016 News Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Today, Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) voted in favor of H.R. 3762, the Restoring American’s Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act, which paves the way for patient-centered health care solutions and repeals as much of Obamacare as possible through the budget reconciliation process. This legislation passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 240 - 181. Brooks released the following statement after the vote:

Sep 21, 2015 In The News
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A divided House voted Friday to block Planned Parenthood's federal funds for a year, as Republican leaders labored to keep GOP outrage over abortion from spiraling into an impasse with President Barack Obama that could shut down the government.
 
The House used a nearly party-line 241-187 vote to clear the legislation, which stands little chance of enactment. Senate Democrats have enough votes to block it, and for good measure the White House has promised a veto.