Senate Passes Cramer's Holocaust Education Legislation

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BISMARCK – U.S. Senator Kevin Cramer (R-ND) announced today the Senate passed legislation he introduced with Senators Ben Cardin (D-MD), Jacky Rosen (D-NV), Marco Rubio (R-FL), and Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) to support Holocaust education programs. Their bill was included as an amendment to the domestic appropriations package.

“I applaud my colleagues for joining our efforts to combat the rising tide of anti-Semitism in our country through increased education about...

Sen. Cramer Joins Sen. Inhofe to Introduce Down Syndrome Discrimination by Abortion Prohibition Act

WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.) led 13 of his colleagues in introducing the Down Syndrome Discrimination by Abortion Prohibition Act, which would prohibit abortion based on an unborn child having Down syndrome. Congressman Ron Estes (KS-04) introduced companion legislation in the House of Representatives.

Sponsors of the bill include Sens. Steve Daines (R-Mont.), James Lankford (R-Okla.), Tom Cotton (R-Ark.), Rick Scott (R-Fla.), James Risch (R-I.D.), Mike Braun (R-Ind.), Joni Ernst...

Cramer Joins Rosen, Rubio and Blumenthal to Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Fund Holocaust Education In Schools

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP), joined Senators Kevin Cramer (R-ND), Marco Rubio (R-FL), and Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) to introduce the Never Again Education Act, bipartisan legislation that would establish a dedicated federal fund to provide teachers with resources and training necessary to teach our students the important lessons of the Holocaust.  In the U.S. House of Representatives,...

Introducing the Patient Rights Act

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WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.) introduced the “Patient Rights Act” today, a bill to restrict federal funding for health care entities that do not respect all human life and patient rights.

“The unborn deserve the same rights as any other human being,” said Senator Cramer. “All patients- from the unborn to the elderly- are given the unalienable right to life, but our current system too often denies them of it. Organizations...

Senator Cramer Joins Senator Smith as Cosponsor of Legislation to Bring Down Price of Insulin, Hold Manufacturers Accountable

WASHINGTON, D.C. —Today, U.S. Senator Tina Smith’s (D-Minn.) legislation to hold insulin manufacturers accountable for excessive increases in the price of life-sustaining insulin—announced last week in Minneapolis and set to be introduced later this week in remembrance of Minnesotan Alec Smith—secured bipartisan support thanks to Senator Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.) cosponsoring the Emergency Access to Insulin Act.

“While 50,000 North Dakotans with diabetes rely on insulin as a life source, the cost...

Senator Cramer joins Senator Blackburn in introducing the Protecting Life and Taxpayers Act.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Senators Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.), Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.), Steve Daines (R-Mont.), Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) introduced the Protecting Life and Taxpayers Act to halt the use of taxpayer dollars to fund abortion services

“Abortion providers do not deserve taxpayer subsidies,” said Senator Cramer. “While current law prohibits federal funds from being used for abortions, companies like Planned Parenthood still receive millions of taxpayer...

Cramer, Murphy, Jones, Braun Introduce Bipartisan Resolution Supporting Diaper Banks

Resolution recognizes the importance of diaper banks and providing diapers to families in need

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), Kevin Cramer (R-N.D), Doug Jones (D-Ala.) and Mike Braun (R-Ind.), on Tuesday introduced a bipartisan resolution recognizing the importance of diaper banks across the country. Diapers can be costly, and diaper banks provide them free of charge to families in need. Specifically, the senators acknowledged the important role diaper banks play in the...

Senator Kevin Cramer on President Donald Trump’s New Protections of Conscience Rights

WASHINGTON—U.S. Senator Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.) issued the following statement on President Trump’s announcement regarding new protections of conscience rights for physicians, pharmacists, nurses, teachers, students, and faith-based charities:

“No doctor, no nurse, no physician of any kind should be forced to administer an abortion or any other morally objectionable procedure. I support President Trump taking steps to protect the rights of conscientious objectors in the health care industry....

VIDEO: Sen. Cramer Delivers Pro-Life Remarks in First Speech on Senate Floor

WASHINGTON—U.S. Senator Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.) became the first Senate freshman to give his inaugural speech on the Senate floor yesterday, delivering remarks about protecting the unborn ahead of this week’s March for Life. Below are select moments from his remarks with links to the video:

Sen. Cramer: “This, my fellow Senators, is the war against the unborn. During my time in the House of Representatives and throughout my campaign for Senate, I promised the people of North Dakota that I would...

Media Advisory: Sen. Cramer to Deliver First Senate Speech

WASHINGTON—U.S. Senator Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.) will deliver his first speech on the Senate floor today at 2:30pm ET on the issue of life.

  • What: Senator Cramer’s first speech on the Senate floor.
  • Where: Senate floor, click here to stream.
  • When: 2:30pm ET / 1:30pm CT
  • Why: To discuss the issue of life and defending the unborn.

Note: Video and select copy of his remarks will be made available following the speech.