Posts tagged with ‘House’

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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 […]

Mineau denounces vote by House to bring slot machines to MA

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, September 14, 2011 MFI PRESIDENT DENOUNCES VOTE BY HOUSE TO BRING SLOT MACHINES TO MASS Calls on Senate to stop move towards casino culture in Bay State WOBURN, MA–Massachusetts Family Institute President Kris Mineau released the following statement after the 123-32 vote to approve three Vegas-style casinos and one slot parlor: […]

House approves two solid pro-family amendments

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Last week, the U.S. House of Representatives approved two amendments to the Defense Appropriations Bill that affirm congressional support for traditional marriage and religious liberty. The first amendment, sponsored by Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC) and Rep. Dan Burton (R-IN), would ensure that defense dollars are not used to implement military policy changes that violate DOMA. […]