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Congressman Diane Black

Representing the 6th District of Tennessee

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April 13, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Diane Black (R-TN-06), a registered nurse and member of the Congressional Pro-Life Caucus, was in attendance this morning as President Trump signed legislation co-authored with Senator Joni Ernst, H.J. Res. 43, which uses the authority of the Congressional Review Act to overturn a December 2016 Obama Administration rule forcing states such as Tennessee to provide Title X family planning grants to abortion providers like Planned Parenthood.
March 30, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Diane Black (R-TN-06), a registered nurse and member of the Congressional Pro-Life Caucus, praised today’s Senate passage of legislation co-authored with Senator Joni Ernst, H.J. Res. 43, which uses the authority of the Congressional Review Act to overturn a December 2016 Obama Administration rule forcing states such as Tennessee to provide Title X family planning grants to abortion providers like Planned Parenthood.
March 29, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Diane Black (R-TN-06), a member of the Congressional Pro-Life Caucus and author of the Defund Planned Parenthood Act of 2017, responded to the continued witch hunt against the Center for Medical Progress’s David Daleiden and Sandra Merritt.

February 15, 2017 Press Release


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December 14, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –  Congressman Diane Black (R-TN-06), a registered nurse and member of the Select Investigative Panel on Infant Lives, responded today to the Obama Administration’s finalized rule effectively preventing states from defunding Planned Parenthood.

September 6, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Diane Black (R-TN-06), a registered nurse, author of the House-passed Defund Planned Parenthood Act of 2015, and member of the Select Investigative Panel on Infant Lives,  responded to a proposed rule from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) that could prevent states from blocking Title X funding (federal dollars for family planning services) to abortion providers like Planned Parenthood. Black released the following statement: