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Posts tagged with ‘scott brown’

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Fight to keep DOMA heats up in Washington

by mafamily

Dear Friends of the Family, In Washington, where you would think our elected officials would be hard at work trying to get people back to work and the economy humming again, they are instead placating a well-funded special interest group by attempting to disassemble the institution of marriage. The Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) has […]

DADT repeal complete, Scott Brown receives gay award

by mafamily

Yesterday, the military’s “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy on homosexuals serving openly was officially repealed, and Senator Brown, who reneged on a campaign promise to support the repeal, received an award from a prominent gay organization last night. At the 2011 Spirit of Lincoln Awards Dinner, a national event hosted by the Log Cabin Republicans, […]

John Kerry officially endorses same-sex “marriage”

by mafamily

Former presidential candidate and senior U.S. Senator for Massachusetts, John Kerry, has made it official that he now support same-sex “marriage.” While running for president in 2004, Kerry said that he opposed same-sex “marriage,” choosing instead to support civil unions. Kerry, a Roman Catholic, penned an op-ed earlier this month for the Boston Globe defending […]

Will Scott Brown defend DOMA?

by mafamily

Friends of the Family, With the Bathroom Bill continuing to be a hot topic here in the Commonwealth, the national political scene has for the most been debating fiscal issues, including taxes, spending and the debt ceiling. As well they should with so many Americans out of work. But that is about to change thanks […]

Brown joins John Kerry in supporting Planned Parenthood

by mafamily

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” […]

Senate to vote on Planned Parenthood funding today

by mafamily

For three decades, Planned Parenthood has received billions in taxpayer funds. Despite being a billion-dollar-a-year corporation, Planned Parenthood annually receives $363,200,000 – 33 percent of its income – from “government grants and contracts,” that is, from taxpayer dollars. By the group’s own admission, 97.6 percent of the “services” they provided for pregnant women in 2009 […]

SHAME: MA delegation silent on prosecution of pornography

by mafamily

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’s legacy on “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” repeal

by mafamily

Sen. Scott Brown’s reneging on his campaign promise to oppose the repeal of the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy has been well-documented in the Commonwealth Update, but the fallout from this repeal and Brown’s vote continue to develop. The Washington Times reported last week on the materials that are beginning to be distributed by the […]

Where does Scott Brown stand?

by mafamily

Scott Brown is dancing around the issue of funding for Planned Parenthood. While he has stated that he supports “family planning and health services for women,” he has yet to specifically address the Pence Amendment. This amendment would zero-out taxpayer funding for Planned Parenthood, while leaving other “family planning” funds untouched. Planned Parenthood is the […]

Scott Brown and Planned Parenthood

by mafamily

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 […]