Greg Murphy, U.S. Representative for North Carolina

Greg Murphy

U.S. Representative for North Carolina

Gregory Francis Murphy was born in March 1963 in Raleigh, North Carolina. He earned an undergraduate degree at Davidson College and received his Medical Doctor from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He completed his residency in urology and renal implantation at the University of Kentucky, then began his medical practice in Greenville, North Carolina. He worked as a medical missionary, spending time in India at a Catholic leprosy hospital. He did missionary work in the 2010 earthquake in Haiti. 

He was appointed to the North Carolina General Assembly to fill a position held by a person who had resigned. He was later elected twice to that same seat. He was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in a 2019 special election. 

He is married to Wendy. He is a Catholic. 

In the News…

The Campus Free Speech Restoration Act and an Amendment to the Higher Education Act of 1965 were introduced in the House of Representatives by Dr. Greg Murphy, Representative for North Carolina. 

Both pieces of legislation would prohibit compelled speech on the campuses of higher education. The Free Speech Restoration Act bans the requirement of support for an ideology or political movement at the time of admissions or hiring, targeting public universities that require a pledge from students regarding equity, diversity, or inclusion. 

Prior to introducing the resolution, Congressman Murphy stated, “Our universities should be focused on attracting the best and the brightest—not by ideology—when it comes to both students and staff. The sad reality of this is that students and professors are oftentimes compelled to sideline their personal beliefs and  conform to the woke mob. That is why I am introducing this resolution to condemn a malpractice that so drastically distorts the education of America’s future generations, especially at taxpayer-funded universities.” 

“Students learn best when they’re in an environment where they can express their opinions and ask questions,” Representative Murphy said about the Campus Free Speech Restoration Act. “Unfortunately, many institutions teach diversity in all things except opinion. That’s why I’m introducing this bill to put a long-overdue check on woke universities and ensure students’ First Amendment rights are duly protected.” 

Contact this Leader…

Did you pray for Representative Murphy today? You can let him know at:

The Honorable Dr. Greg Murphy 
Representative for North Carolina 
407 Cannon House Office Building 
Washington, DC 20515 


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