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Babies born alive after an abortion and then purposely allowed to die made headlines in 1999 when nurse Jill Stanek discovered the practice going on a Christ Hospital in Oak Lawn, Illinois.
After the Democrat-controlled Illinois House and Senate refused to pass any measures banning the practice, it took President George W. Bush and a pro-life Congress to move at the federal level. The Born-Alive Infants Protection Act of 2002 ("BAIPA" Pub.L. 107–207, 116 Stat. 926, enacted August 5, 2002, 1 U.S.C. § 8) extended legal protection to an infant born alive after a failed attempt at induced abortion, but had no legal teeth to enforce the law or protect the innocent victims.
H.R. 4712 was co-sponsored by Republican U.S. Reps Bost, Peter Roskam, Adam Kinzinger, Rodney Davis, John Shimkus, and Randy Hultgren. One Democrat - Dan Lipinski - signed on as a co-sponsor, as well.
The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) and Musicians on Call (MOC) recently honored U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) with its “Service to Heroes” award for his dedication to veterans, especially those at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Maryland.
Rep. Adam Kinzinger explained why he believes President Donald Trump's strategy against ISIS is paying dividends in his first year in office.
U.S. Rep. Greg Walden (R-Ore.) recently announced new subcommittee leadership assignments for the House Energy and Commerce Committee.
U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.), whose 16th District includes La Salle, Bureau and Putnam counties, was named the new vice chairman of the Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Thank you to U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger for honoring Rockford police officer Jaimie Cox, who died in the line of duty.
Kinzinger, who represents Illinois’ 16th Congressional District, gave the following speech on the House floor Nov. 30:
ROCKFORD (WREX) - A candidate running for re-election makes his way to Rockford Monday.
Republican Adam Kinzinger filed his petitions to run for office again. He said he had three times the number of necessary signatures.
Rockford Register Star: First candidates file petitions in Springfield and Winnebago County for 2018 Primary
ROCKFORD — Hundreds of candidates or their representatives — including some from the Rock River Valley — stood in line outside the State Board of Elections office in Springfield Monday morning to formally kickoff the 2018 election season.
The federal government takes on the ambitious goal of tackling the opioid crisis here in Illinois.
If all goes well, it'll make a big dent within the next three years. Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) spoke Monday at Rosecrance's Griffin Williamson Campus. The plan is to reduce the number of opioid-related deaths in Illinois by 33%. Kinzinger says education is key in helping to solve the epidemic.
"Young people in school need to understand that the first time yo uabuse an opiate, you may as well just assume you'll end up in recovery," said Kinzinger.
Rosecrance says opioids have been involved in more than 11,000 deaths in Illinois 2008.
U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Channahon, plans to seek re-election to the 16th Congressional District, he said in a news release Wednesday.
"I want to fight for my constituents, fight for our values, and fight for future generations’ chance at the American Dream," Kinzinger said in the release.
“During my time in Congress, we’ve made great strides to get our country on a path toward prosperity, but I know more can be done. Combating the opioid problem that plagues our communities is a priority.
"We have a military readiness crisis that needs to be resolved. We also need greater deregulation to remove big government’s red tape to help our farmers and manufacturers thrive. With tax reform on the horizon, we can grow the economy, create more jobs, and provide tax relief for middle class families and small business owners," he said.
“We have a lot to look forward to, and I’m confident we can accomplish big things for the good of our community and our country."