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Steve King to Chair Subcommittee Hearing, Hold Press Conference on Heartbeat Protection Act

Oct 31, 2017
Press Release

***Media Advisory for Wednesday, November 1***

Washington D.C.– Chairman Steve King invites media to attend two events taking place tomorrow, November 1st, 2017. The first of these events is the House Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice 11:30 AM EST hearing on H.R. 490, the Heartbeat Protection Act of 2017. Following the hearing, media are invited to attend a 1:00 PM EST press conference to be held at the House Triangle. Details for each event are provided below. King introduced H.R. 490 and is the Chairman of the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice.


Heartbeat Protection Act Subcommittee Hearing:


Who:     Chairman Steve King, Subcommittee Members, Invited Witnesses

What:    Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice Hearing on H.R. 490, the Heartbeat Protection Act

When:   Wednesday, November 1 at 11:30 AM EST

Where:  Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2237.


Confirmed Witnesses:


  1. Dr. Kathi Aultman- Dr. Aultman is a board certified Ob/Gyn, a fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, and an Associate Scholar at the Charlotte Lozier Institute. The Charlotte Lozier Institute is the 501(c)(3) research and education institute of the Susan B. Anthony List, an organization dedicated to pursuing policies that will reduce and ultimately end abortion.


  1. Star Parker- Parker is the Founder and President of the Center for Urban Renewal and Education (CURE), a public policy think tank that promotes market-based solutions to fight poverty. Parker has a bachelor's degree in Marketing and International Business from Woodbury University, has regularly testified before Congress, and has received numerous awards and commendations for her work on public policy issues.


  1. David Forte, Professor of Law at Cleveland State University.  Forte holds degrees from Harvard College, Manchester University, England, the University of Toronto and Columbia University. Professor Forte was the inaugural holder of the Charles R. Emrick, Jr.- Calfee Halter & Griswold Endowed Chair at Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Cleveland State University.


Heartbeat Protection Act Press Conference:

Who:     Congressman Steve King; Invited Members of Congress; Janet Porter, President of Faith 2 Action; Invited Pro-Life Leaders

What:    H.R. 490 (Heartbeat Protection Act of 2017) Press Conference

When:   Wednesday, November 1 at 1:00 PM EST

Where:  House Triangle


For more information, please contact John Kennedy at 202-225-4426.



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