Schakowsky Opposes Dangerous “Right to Try” bill

March 13, 2018
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Today, Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, a Chief Deputy Whip and Congressional Progressive Caucus Health Task Force Chair, spoke on the House floor to oppose H.R. 5247, a so called “right to try” bill that would create a dangerous backdoor around the Food and Drug Administration’s drug approval process, and which would strip away important safeguards in the name of helping patients.