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Posts tagged with ‘Congress’

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Pro-abortion, homosexual rights advocate Barney Frank retires

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Longtime congressman Barney Frank announced on Monday that he would retire after his current term expires in January 2013, leaving an important Massachusetts district open for next year’s election. Several individuals from both the Republican and Democratic parties have expressed interest in the seat. Frank’s district was redrawn this year after Massachusetts lost a congressional […]

FRC releases congressional rankings, including MA

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Family Research Council (FRC), the leading national pro-family organization and MFI’s national policy affiliate, has released its 2012 Vote Scorecard for the members of the U.S. House and Senate. Of our state’s 10 members of the U.S. House, all but one received a 10% ranking. The other, Rep. William Keating (D-10), received 0%. On the […]

Clement refuses to bow to homosexual attacks

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After the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) pledged to target the Atlanta-based law firm King & Spalding for representing the Congress in the defense of DOMA, the firm buckled and dropped the case barely a week after House Speaker Boehner hired them. “In reviewing this assignment further, I determined that the process used for vetting this […]

Brown joins John Kerry in supporting Planned Parenthood

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Last Thursday, Senator Scott Brown took three important votes, and giving credit where credit is due, voted the right way on two of them. He joined with every Republican senator in voting to defund Obamacare, a vote that failed by a 47-53 margin. On this vote he upheld his promise to be the “41st vote” […]

SHAME: MA delegation silent on prosecution of pornography

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Despite your emails and calls over the last month, our congressional delegation remained silent on the enforcement of federal obscenity laws. Not one of our members of Congress—ten representatives and two senators—signed the letter sent to Attorney General Holder, calling on the U.S. Department of Justice to prosecute those violating the law. This is outright […]

Scott Brown and Planned Parenthood

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You and I both know we have had our differences with Senator Scott Brown’s votes since he arrived in Washington, but we continue to hope that federal funding of abortion is one issue we continue to see eye to eye. However, if you were to believe media reports, Brown has come out whole-heartily in support […]

Kris Mineau commends Brown for support of House continuing resolution

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Media Release | Massachusetts Family Institute For Immediate Release | March 10, 2011 Kris Mineau, president of Massachusetts Family Institute, commends Sen. Brown for support of pro-life House budget WOBURN– On Wednesday, the Democrat-controlled US Senate failed to approve the House’s continuing resolution to keep the government running. Sen. Scott Brown voted to approve the […]

DOMA defense now in the House’s hands

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On Friday, House Speaker John Boehner released a statement saying that he will “convene a meeting of the Bipartisan Legal Advisory Group for the purpose of initiating action by the House to defend” the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). “It is regrettable that the Obama Administration has opened this divisive issue at a time when […]