A bill clarifying that clergy members have the right to refuse to conduct marriages violating their beliefs tentatively passed the Texas House 141-2 Thursday. Critics argue the so-called Pastor Protection Act, Senate Bill 2065, is aimed at making it tougher for same-sex couples to marry in Texas,...
The first Republican Texas lawmaker in history has come out in support of same-sex marriage. GOP Rep. Sarah Davis, who represents a Houston-area district and had previously expressed support for civil unions, came out for marriage equality in an interview...
The Texas House is expected to vote today on a so-called "Pastor Protection Act" championed by anti-LGBT hate groups. Senate Bill 2065, which has already cleared the Senate, is almost certain to pass, and Gov. Greg Abbott has said he'll...
The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd-Frank), which will turn 5 on July 21, is the sweeping regulatory response to the financial crisis and Great Recession. Recent news reports paint a picture of an assault...Show More Summary
On May 12, 2015 the U. S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 1732, The Regulatory Integrity Protection Act of 2015. This bill requires the EPA to withdraw their proposed clean water rule and go back to the drawing board. Fortunately, this bill did not receive enough votes to overturn a Presidential veto if it comes to that.
In Bible-belt Georgia, one would think that pro-life organizations would support the federal “Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act,” which imposes a 20 week abortion ban (with exceptions for rape and incest). The bill passed the House last week generally along party lines, 242-184. But one pro-life organization vigorously opposed this bill. Show More Summary
In 2013, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) received high praise from pro-lifers across the nation after he announced that he would sponsor the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act in Congress (H.R. 1797). Now the Senator says he plans on running for president and will make his official announcement on June 1st. In an interview with […]
While the House has introduced multiple attempts at 20-week abortion bans, none have been as dramatic as this one.
You will note a missing word in the description of the rape/incest exceptions in the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, i.e., 20-week abortion ban, passed in the U.S. House May 13: EXCEPTIONS…. the pregnancy is the result of rape against an adult woman…. Show More Summary
It's not just telemarketers that are at risk of being sued under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act. Any company that makes customer phone calls, sends texts or faxes faxes could be open to liability under the TCPA. The TCPA prohibits unsolicited advertising by phone, text and fax. It provides......
by Kelli Rep. Sean Duffy of Wisconsin made impassioned remarks on the floor of the U.S. House Wednesday in support of the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (which passed): Email email@example.com with your video suggestions. The post Pro-life vid of day: Rep. Sean Duffy gives voice to voiceless appeared first on Jill Stanek.
Yesterday, the U.S. House passed the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act by a vote of 242-184-1. In the gallery for the debates and vote, I was as horrified by pro-abortion opposition as I was elated by pro-life support. Most egregious was Democrat Rep. Show More Summary
Abortion affects only one person – the woman – according to feminist media. The U.S. House of Representatives approved the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, a bill banning abortion after 20 weeks, in a 242 to 184 vote on May 13. Show More Summary
Yesterday, the House of Representatives passed a bill banning abortion after 20 weeks. Earlier this year, the GOP-controlled House canceled a vote on the jargony and misleading Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, when female Republicans withdrew their support and suggested that its lack of a rape provision would alienate women... More »
Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio is calling on the U.S. Senate to take up the House-pass Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act a pro-life bill that bans abortions from after 20-weeks of pregnancy up to the day of birth. Yesterday’s vote for the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act broke down on mostly partisan lines […]
Manufacturers secured a key victory yesterday with the passage of H.R. 1732, the Regulatory Integrity Protection Act of 2015. ARead the Rest...
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton appeared on CNN's New Day yesterday to defend a number of anti-marriage equality bills pending in his state legislature. One bill, the "Pastor Protection Act", would prevent churches and pastors from being forced to participate...
Today I voted against H.R. 36, the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. The House Republican leadership is once again spending their time and energy trying to restrict a woman's right to a safe and legal abortion instead of advancing...Show More Summary
The House of Representatives today approved a that bans abortions from after 20-weeks of pregnancy up to the day of birth. The vote for the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act broke down on mostly partisan lines with Republicans supporting the ban on late-term abortions and Democrats opposing it. The House approved the bill on […]
The U.S. House passed the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act on Wednesday, May 13. Carrie Gordon Earll, vice president of public policy at Focus on the Family, explains the significance of the passage.