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Treatment that reduces PTSD should be allowed to be used by more veterans: lawmaker

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To read the full article, please click here. U.S. Rep. Scott Perry said he is on a crusade to pass legislation that provides millions of veterans access to a longstanding chronic pain treatment that has helped to improve the quality of life in military members diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder. “For many veterans with PTSD, they suffer from anxiety that they can’t shut off in their hea...

OP-ED: The Fight Isn't Over

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The loss of any human life is tragic and sad – and in some cases, simply breathtaking. This week, our Nation is reeling from the senseless murder of George Floyd at the hands of several Minneapolis Police Officers. George Floyd and his family deserve justice - and all responsible for his murder must be held accountable. As we take action to deliver justice to the Floyd family, we must not forget a...

OP-ED: Congressman Scott Perry Calls for Federal Investigation

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I just sent a formal request that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Investigations immediately open an independent investigation into whether the PA Department of Health’s guidance to nursing facilities contributed to an increase in COVID-19 infections and deaths in Pennsylvania nursing homes. I will not continue to standby while Governor Wolf continues to endorse and dema...

OP-ED: Cooperation will help us defeat COVID-19

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History and science have long noted that those who learned to collaborate and improvise have most effectively prevailed. To defeat the scourge and cruelty of COVID-19, we must now — more than ever — come together to reject the temptations of frustration, fear and partisanship, and embrace the spirit of this truth. In our own corner of the commonwealth, the outbreak has changed nearly every aspect ...

OP-ED: Facts and goodness must win out over fear and panic

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My top priority as your federally elected representative is protecting our health, safety and security. In consultation for weeks with our region’s leading infectious disease professionals and our Nation's subject matter experts on health and safety, I'm encouraged and comforted that America is home to world-class medical professionals and scientific researchers - already leading the international...

OP-ED: It's time to take the offensive in the war on PTSD

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Marine Corps Sgt. Dakota Meyer and his team came under such heavy enemy fire near the Afghan village of Ganjigal that it sounded to him like they were surrounded by static electricity. Despite imminently life-threatening dangers, he intentionally made five forays headlong into a hail of gunfire, killing several enemy insurgents while evacuating two dozen Afghan soldiers and recovering the bodies o...

The comments and actions of Schiff demand his formal censure

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As published in The Hill: The most solemn duty undertaken by members of Congress is to uphold and defend the Constitution of the United States of America. We swear an oath before the beginning of every Congress. My Oath is something I’ve taken seriously throughout a lifetime of public service - from solider, to state representative to congressman. Unfortunately, leftists in Congress are using thei...

End FGM/C Now

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As published in The Hill on February 6, 2019 By Congressman Scott Perry Today is the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation, and the time is way overdue to stand up for the voiceless and criminalize this horrific practice. I’m calling on state legislatures around the Country, including in my home state of Pennsylvania - one of 22 states that don’t criminalize the practic...

US Rep. Scott Perry explains his effort to impeach Rod Rosenstein

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For starving click-bait columnists and insatiable consumers of far-left unbridled outrage, deploying personal attacks and eroding the underpinnings of our great Nation are the preferred weapons of choice for those more interested in protecting fragile, emotion-based beliefs and sowing societal chaos than pursuing actual truth and justice. For this tactic to succeed, opposing opinions and well-esta...

Like the Status Quo on Taxes? I Don’t.

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Our Tax Code has grown to more than 70,000 pages since it was last reformed more than 30 years ago. Washington and its special interest allies have added dozens of loopholes, but made the Code too complicated and expensive for working families. At the same time, we’ve watched good-paying jobs and U.S. companies move to countries with more competitive tax systems. For these reasons – and a few more...

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