Hoeven Joins Senate Colleagues in Amicus Brief to Support Mississippi Pro-Life Law

WASHINGTON – Senator John Hoeven joined Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) in filing an amicus brief in support of the State of Mississippi in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization. The amicus brief urges the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold Mississippi’s law protecting life and prohibiting abortion after fifteen weeks of pregnancy.

“This case presents an opportunity for the Supreme Court to stand up and protect the unborn,” said Hoeven. “It’s critical that we protect the sanctity of life.”   

In addition to Hoeven, Wicker and Hyde-Smith, the amicus brief was signed by Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and Senators Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), Richard Shelby, (R-Ala.), James M. Inhofe (R-Okla.), Mike Crapo (R-Idaho), John Cornyn (R-Texas), Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), Richard Burr, (R-N.C.), John Thune (R-S.D.), John Barrasso (R-Wyo.), James E. Risch (R-Idaho), Roy Blunt, (R-Mo.) Jerry Moran (R-Kan.), Rob Portman (R-Ohio), John Boozman (R-Ark.), Pat Toomey (R-Pa.), Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), Ron Johnson (R-Wis.), Rand Paul (R-Ky.), Tim Scott (R-S.C.), Deb Fischer (R-Neb.), Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-La.), James Lankford (R-Okla.), Tom Cotton (R-Ark.), Steve Daines (R-Mont.), Mike Rounds (R-S.D.), Thom Tillis (R-N.C.), Joni K. Ernst (R-Iowa), Ben Sasse (R-Neb.), Dan Sullivan (R-Alaska), Todd Young (R-Ind.), John Kennedy (R-La.), Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.), Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.), Mitt Romney (R-Utah), Mike Braun (R-Ind.), Rick Scott (R-Fla.), Cynthia M. Lummis (R-Wyo.), Roger Marshall (R-Kan.), Bill Hagerty (R-Tenn.) and Tommy Tuberville (R-Ala.).