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Family Values

Congressman Scalise is a proven leader when it comes to protecting Louisiana's family values. Congressman Scalise has fought to promote traditional marriage and the right to life and continues to fight against attempts to weaken these values. Congressman Scalise was the 2017 recipient of the Louisiana Family Forum’s “Gladiator Award” for his demonstrated commitment to the principles of life, liberty, and limited government. Congressman Scalise is a member of the House’s Values Action Team and as a father and husband, he understands how important protecting these values is to our future.

Protecting the Sanctity of Marriage

Congressman Scalise has worked diligently throughout his career to protect traditional marriage. Scalise has co-sponsored legislation to amend the Constitution to define marriage as between a man and a woman. As a member of the Louisiana State Legislature, Congressman Scalise authored a similar amendment to the Louisiana Constitution that protects traditional marriage.

Protecting the Lives of the Unborn

Congressman Scalise believes that human life begins at conception and is fighting to protect the rights of the unborn. Congressman Scalise has supported several pro-life bills and is a member of the House Pro Life Caucus.  Congressman Scalise has a 100% pro-life voting record with the Louisiana Right to Life Federation and will continue to fight for the rights of the unborn.

For more information concerning Congressman Scalise's work and views on Family Values issues, please contact his Washington, DC office.

More on Family Values

May 21, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—House Republican Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) and Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Greg Walden (R-Ore.) co-authored an op-ed for FoxNews.com on Democrats' disturbing scheme to mandate taxpayer-funded abortions through their radical 'Medicare f

May 3, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—House Republican Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) released the following statement regarding the Department of Health and Human Services' recent conscience protection rule that will protect workers from discrimination for their religious beliefs:

May 3, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—House Republican Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) will travel with Vice President Pence as he visits Opelousas, La. today to join the community in its continued recovery after the recent burning of three predominantly African American Baptist churches. Over the course of ten days, the Mount Pleasant Baptist Church in Opelousas, the Greater Union Baptist Church in Opelousas, and St. Mary Baptist Church in Port Barre, were all intentionally set on fire and completely destroyed. 

April 2, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—House Republican Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) hosted a press conference today with Congresswoman Ann Wagner (R-Mo.) to announce the filing of the discharge petition to force a vote on the Born Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act,and allow all Americans to see where their representative stands on this important issue of protecting innocent life.

April 2, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.— House Republican Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) took to the House Floor today to demand a vote on H.R. 962, the Born Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act. This afternoon, Whip Scalise will file a discharge petition on the bill that will force every representative to go on record on the issue of standing against infanticide.

 

April 2, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—House Republican Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.), Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.), Republican Conference Chairwoman Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.), and Rep. Ann Wagner (R-Mo.), who introduced the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act, are calling on House Democrats to sign Whip Scalise's discharge petition and let us vote on this life-saving legislation.

April 2, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—House Republican Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) and Congresswoman Ann Wagner (R-Mo.) co-authored an op-ed for FoxNews.com calling for bipartisan action on the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act and implored all members to sign on to the discharge petition Whip Scalise will be filing later today. The discharge petition will force a vote on this important legislation to protect newborns who survive abortions.

March 27, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—House Republican Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) released the following statement upon completion of oral arguments in the United States Supreme Court in the American Legion's case defending a nearly century old Peace Cross in Bladensburg, Md. 

March 26, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Today, House Republican Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) and Representative Ann Wagner (R-Mo.) announced that the discharge petition for the Born Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act will ripen next week, and will be filed by Whip Scalise on April 2nd during that day’s first vote series. Upon being signed by a majority of members of the House, the discharge petition will force a vote on the Born Alive Act on the House Floor.

March 6, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—House Republican Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) and his colleagues, Reps.

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