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Timmons Statement on Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization Decision

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Congressman William Timmons (SC-04) released the following statement in response to the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization: “Despite unprecedented attempts to obstruct the Supreme Court and intimidate Justices, Roe v. Wade has been overturned and life wins. I applaud the Supreme Court for this historic ruling. The decision on abortion will now return to t...

Timmons Votes Against Red Flag Legislation

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“As a former prosecutor, I firmly believe that red flag laws are an undeniable infringement on an individual’s due process and Second Amendment rights. Federal law already prohibits dangerous and unfit individuals from purchasing or possessing firearms. I will continue to oppose any and all efforts by the Democrats to erode our constitutional rights.”

Timmons Votes to Protect Second Amendment Rights

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Congressman William Timmons (SC-04) released the following statement after voting against House Democrats’ gun control bills: “In the wake of the senseless and horrific tragedy in Uvalde, our focus should be on stopping violence, not stripping law-abiding Americans of their rights. Tonight’s Democrat-led gun control bills will do nothing to prevent these tragedies from taking place again. We can i...

Timmons Introduces Legislation to Punish Leaks of Supreme Court Opinions

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In response to the recent leak of a draft Supreme Court opinion of Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, Rep. William Timmons (SC-04) introduced H.R. 7713, the Leak and Lose Act, to punish leaks of Supreme Court opinions or draft opinions with a $5,000 fine and permanent forfeiture of admission to practice before all Federal courts. “The recent leak of a draft opinion to the media was an e...

Russia Sanctions U.S. Rep. William Timmons

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Congressman William Timmons (SC-04) released the following statement after being sanctioned by the Russian Foreign Ministry: “Russia has decided to sanction me for standing with Ukraine and speaking the truth. Innocent women and children are being killed by Russian soldiers in an effort to break the will of the Ukrainian people who are fighting to protect themselves and their sovereignty. Sanction...

Timmons Votes to Ban Russian Oil Imports

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Last night, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 6968, the Suspending Energy Imports from Russia Act, with Congressman Timmons’ support. Congressman William Timmons (SC-04) released the following statement: “Despite sanctions from the U.S. and other nations, Russia continues to wage war in Ukraine. The Biden Administration’s initial sanctions stopped short of a ban on Russian oil. Last ni...

Timmons Statement on Biden’s State of the Union Address

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Congressman William Timmons (SC-04) released the following statement on President Biden’s State of the Union address: “Our nation is in a state of self-inflicted crisis that has escalated into global catastrophe. Americans are paying more for just about everything, the crisis at our border is only getting worse, our energy independence has been severely compromised, crime is skyrocketing, our alli...

Timmons Statement on Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine

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Congressman William Timmons (SC-04) released the following statement on Russia’s invasion of Ukraine: “Overnight, Vladimir Putin ordered a full-scale offensive military invasion of Ukraine in direct violation of international law. Let’s call this exactly what it is: a murderous tyrant invading a sovereign country with the goal of reestablishing the Soviet bloc. The Biden Administration and Congres...

Timmons and Senator Scott Urge CFPB to Reconsider Rule Harming South Carolina Farmers

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Congressman William Timmons (SC-04) and Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) sent a letter to Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Director Rohit Chopra regarding a new data collection rule that would place undue burden on South Carolina small business owners, farmers, and lenders. “We feel that the CFPB has failed to take the appropriate steps to engage with these institutions on this proposed rule, a...

House Passes Timmons’ Bill with Bipartisan Support as Part of FY22 NDAA

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Tonight, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2022 (FY22). The FY22 NDAA includes H.R. 4493, the Promoting Secure 5G Act of 2021, which was introduced by Congressman William Timmons (SC-04) earlier this year. Congressman Timmons released the following statement: “As our military faces unprecedented challenges, I supported the FY22 N...