Marsha Blackburn | Tennessee’s 7th District
Marsha Blackburn was first elected to Congress in 2002, serving Tennessee’s 7th District. She serves on the powerful House Energy & Commerce Committee, which she has sat on since 2005.
Rep. Blackburn (right) with freshman Rep. Diane Black and SBA List President Marjorie Dannenfelser:
Prior to becoming a Member of Congress, she served in the Tennessee State Senate for four years. It was during this period of time when she earned a reputation in public policy leadership as a steadfast conservative, committed to the Jeffersonian principles of limited government and individual responsibility, family strength, and grass-roots and community advocacy.
Congresswoman Blackburn has been an advocate of pro-life legislation throughout her time in the House. She fought hard for the Partial Birth Abortion Ban. She also supports the Child Custody Protection Act, the Weldon-Stupak Human Cloning Prohibition Act, the Unborn Victims of Violence Act and the Unborn Child Pain Awareness Act. National Right To Life, has given Blackburn a 100 percent rating for her pro-life voting record.
Marsha is married to Chuck Blackburn and they have two children.
Rep. Blackburn (right) with Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen and SBA List President Marjorie Dannenfelser at Real Women's Voices Lobbying Day:
Rep. Blackburn speaks on the House floor in favor of defunding Planned Parenthood:
Rep. Blackburn calls for no taxpayer-funded abortions on the House floor:
Rep. Blackburn thanks both pro-life voters and the Susan B. Anthony List for their hard work and dedication in the fight to save lives and help elect pro-life women leaders: