Sen. Johnson Releases New Right to Try Ad on Husband Who Overcame Severe Case of COVID-19

OSHKOSH  – U.S. Senator Ron Johnson (R-WI) announced today he is releasing a new ad on the personal impact of the Right to Try legislation he passed through Congress. The ad features testimony from Joel and Jennifer Webb about Joel’s experience with a severe case of COVID-19.

“I was pretty sure that I was at the end of my rope,” Joel said. “My last try was an experimental medication. … When I woke up that next morning, I was a new man.”

“Because of Ron Johnson’s Right to Try bill, I have my husband today,” Jennifer concludes.

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The ad, part of a statewide broadcast and cable TV ad buy, is the second ad from Senator Johnson about his Right to Try legislation and how it is saving lives. He unveiled the first one in a post on

“Right to Try laws allow patients with terminal diagnoses to utilize drugs and medical treatments before they are fully approved by the FDA,” Senator Johnson wrote in the post. “In the land of the free, home of the brave, these laws made perfect sense to me, and I have always been supportive of them.”