Congressman Luke Messer

Representing the 6th District of Indiana

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May 27, 2016 News

Since being elected as your Representative in Congress in 2012, I have always been clear - I support religious liberty and oppose discrimination. My vote on the Energy and Water Appropriations Act and its amendments reflect those principles. Last week, Mr. Maloney offered an amendment that would have barred federal contractors from making employment decisions based on one’s sexual orientation

May 19, 2016 News
Rep. Luke Messer files legislation to block Obama rule on transgender bathrooms

WASHINGTON — Rep. Luke Messer introduced legislation Wednesday to block the Obama’s administration’s new guidelines that call on schools to allow transgender students to use the restrooms and locker rooms that correspond to the gender they identify with.

The Shelbyville Republican’s bill would prevent schools from losing federal funding if they don’t follow the guidelines.

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Feb 16, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON (Thursday,  Feb. 16, 2017) — The U.S. House of Representatives today passed a legislative effort championed by Rep. Luke Messer (IN-06) that would overturn an Obama regulation forcing states to distribute public tax dollars to abortion providers.

The Department of Health and Human Services rule, finalized just weeks before the end of former President Obama’s term, prevented

Feb 15, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON (Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017) — Rep. Luke Messer (IN-06) issued the following statement today following President Trump’s meeting with Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

“It is great to see that Israel once again has a champion in the White House. Israel is our most important friend in the region, and among America’s best partners in the world. I’m glad President

Editorials

Nov 10, 2016 Editorial

Today is Veterans Day. There is no better day to pay tribute to the heroic men and women who have served and defended our country since its founding.

Chances are many of you know someone who served or is currently serving in the U.S. military. Nearly 19 million veterans live in the United States today. Right now, there are also more than 1.4 million people serving in the Armed Forces,

Oct 25, 2016 Editorial

Attacks on our schools, from Columbine to Sandy Hook, have shocked communities, devastated families and exposed serious security gaps. Rather than stand idly by, it is our collective responsibility to secure our schools and prevent these kinds of horrific events that affect the hearts and minds of our young people and sear our national conscience.

The reality is our schools may be more

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