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Posts tagged with ‘senate’

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Senate Judiciary calls for DOMA repeal

by mafamily

Today, Senate Democrats officially took sides on DOMA by voting 10-8 in the Judiciary Committee to support the misnamed “Respect for Marriage Act” that would repeal the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). The vote was along strict party lines with all 8 Republicans voting against it. “To me, this debate is about stable families, […]

FRC releases congressional rankings, including MA

by mafamily

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 […]

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” […]

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 […]