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Rep. Chris Smith - Latest News
Jul 30, 2020 - 01:30 pm .- The fate of a long-imprisoned Catholic bishop in China was the focus of a congressional hearing on Thursday, amid growing concern he may have died in the custody of the Communist government.
Jul 1, 2020 - 03:00 pm .- The new national security law in Hong Kong is an assault on the rights of the people, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi said during a House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on Wednesday, July 1. 
May 13, 2020 - 02:00 pm .- Members of Congress are calling on the president to take early action to fight swarms of locusts in East Africa, where millions face a potential food crisis.
Mar 12, 2020 - 03:00 pm .- Political, ethnic and religious prisoners are being used as forced labor in China, making goods that end up in U.S. supply chains, a new report from the U.S. China Commission has found.
Dec 6, 2019 - 07:30 am .- The House of Representatives this week passed legislation recognizing the mass detention of Uyghurs and other abuses committed by the Chinese government in the province of Xinjiang.
Sep 10, 2019 - 04:00 pm .- Five months after first attempting to force a vote on legislation to protect babies who survive botched abortions, pro-life Members in the House are still at a standstill.
Jun 28, 2019 - 07:15 am .- At a congressional hearing on the worldwide persecution of Christians, religious freedom advocates warned Thursday of the plight of Christians in Asia and particularly in China, where the government is acting forcibly bring religion under Communist Party control.
Feb 26, 2019 - 03:30 pm .- Republicans in the House of Representatives are seeking a vote on a new version of the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act following a Senate filibuster of the legislation on February 25.
Jan 9, 2019 - 07:45 am .- President Donald Trump signed the Frederick Douglass Trafficking Victims Prevention and Protection Reauthorization Act on Tuesday.
Jan 4, 2019 - 09:30 am .- In the first day of the new congressional session, the House of Representatives passed a spending bill that includes a provision to repeal a pro-life policy.
Jun 7, 2018 - 02:04 pm .- Several members of Congress have asked the federal government to investigate allegations that Planned Parenthood has covered-up acts of sexual abuse.
May 22, 2018 - 12:01 am .- Last Friday, the Trump Administration announced its intention to reassert and promulgate portions of President Ronald Reagan’s modest but necessary life-affirming Title X Rule—a policy designed to ensure that taxpayers don’t fund, facilitate or promote abortion in America’s $286 million-per-year family planning program.
Jan 19, 2018 - 01:00 pm .- As the annual March for Life began just blocks away from the U.S. Capitol on Friday, the House of Representatives passed a bill requiring medical care for babies surviving botched abortions.

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