Mike Lee is the Junior U.S. Senator from Utah and currently serves on the Senate Judiciary Committee. He has previously served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in Utah and as a Supreme Court Clerk for Justice Alito.
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Senator Lee spoke from the Senate floor to urge his colleagues to adopt a resolution reconsidering billion-dollar arms sales between the United States and Saudi Arabia.
Senator Lee testified before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee in support of the First Amendment Defense Act. The act would prohibit the federal government from discriminating against covered institutions or individuals that define marriage as a union between one woman and one man.
Senator Lee delivered remarks on religious liberty at Hillsdale University. Senator Lee argued that American religious liberty is a “culture-defining” human achievement. American religious liberty embraces fundamental principles of “tolerance, diversity, and equal opportunity.”
Senator Lee introduced a bill to prohibit abortions in Washington D.C. after the twentieth week of pregnancy. Senator Lee modeled the law on similar state laws. The bill died in committee.
Senator Lee explains why he opposes gun control reform measures like universal background checks. Senator Lee cited his introduction of an amendment that would have required a two-thirds majority to approve any gun legislation.