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Life wins
Congressman Jerry Carl Like many of you, I was thrilled last week to see the Supreme Court’s decision on Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, which overturned the terrible Roe v. Wade decision. The Supreme Court decided in this case that “The Constitution does not confer a right to abortion; Roe and Casey are overruled; and the authority to regulate abortion is returned to the people and their elected representatives.”What…
The real cost of inflation
Congressman Jerry Carl Recent estimates show that runaway inflation and increasing costs for essentially everything cost the typical American family an extra $5,200 a year to maintain their current way of living. The Consumer Price Index, which monitors the prices of basic goods and services, reported that Americans are paying 12 percent more this year for groceries when compared to last year. This is the largest increase in prices since…
D.C. is the Drama Capital of the Country
Congressman Jerry Carl As Americans struggle to put gas in their cars (the national average is now over $5 a gallon), inflation is near a 40-year high, and our southern border continues to be overrun by illegal immigrants, Democrats in Washington are focused on creating drama in an attempt to distract everyday Americans from the real issues facing this country.House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s ridiculous January 6 Select Committee is the…
More gun control is not the answer
Congressman Jerry Carl Like many of you, I grew up around guns and was taught to respect them and always treat them safely. I believe I got my first gun when I was 8, and I’ve been a collector ever since. As a young boy and later as a teenager, I spent much of my time after school or work in the woods hunting, fishing, learning about nature, and learning…
The federal government scrambles to fix a problem it created
Congressman Jerry Carl The federal government is notorious for creating a problem, then rushing in to create a solution to fix the problem it created. Even worse, these solutions often don’t really fix the problem, yet they end up costing taxpayers a pile of money.The Biden administration’s plan to address the baby formula crisis is a prime example of this. The Administration has known since last year that there would…