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Congressman John Shimkus (R, Illinois-15) entered a statement into the permanent Congressional Record yesterday honoring the 150th Anniversary of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Troy, Illinois.
“I rise today to acknowledge an important milestone for St. Paul’s,” Shimkus said. “I wish it, and its pastor, the Reverend Michael Schuessler, the very best as they celebrate the church’s 150th anniversary.”
The full statement in the congressional record can be found HERE.
WASHINGTON – In the wake of legislation signed by Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner that would allow for the use of taxpayer money to cover an unlimited number of abortions anytime for any reason, members of the Illinois Republican Congressional Delegation voted to advance bipartisan legislation H.R. 36 – the Unborn Pain-Capable Child Protection Act – to restrict abortions 20 weeks or more after conception, the point at which unborn fetuses can feel pain.
WASHINGTON – Congressman John Shimkus (R, Illinois-15) recognized Angela McQueen for her heroic actions at Mattoon High School on the floor of the House of Representatives yesterday.
Angela saved the lives of Mattoon High School students when she tackled, eventually disarmed and held the assailant on the ground until law enforcement arrived after the student gunman opened fire in the cafeteria.