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West Virginia Democrat Introduces 20-Week Abortion Ban Similar to Congressman Trent Franks

Lawmakers in West Virginia introduced a bill Tuesday mirroring the 20-week abortion ban legislation introduced by Congress. HB 2153, the deceptively named Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, would make illegal abortions after 20...Show More Summary

Sounds Legit

[Content Note: Christian Supremacy; anti-atheism; holocaust reference.]This is a sitting Republican congressman:Last month, Rep. Trent Franks appeared on a conference call with Virginia pastor and failed lieutenant governor candidate E.W. Show More Summary

Republican Congressman: ISIS Is On Our Border!

Arizona scare-monger Trent Franks says ISIS is on our southern border. Buzzfeed reports: Franks, appearing on E.W. Jackson’s radio program over the weekend, appeared to cite a report from a conservative website that has been dismissed by federal law enforcement officials about ISIS operating in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, on the border with El Paso. “It [...]

Rep: Trent Franks: Obama Wouldn’t Care If Al Qaeda Attacked Texas

Texas Republican Congressman Trent Franks must have had a difficult time coming up with something difficult to say about President Obama, so he had to reach for this one. Rep. Trent Franks stopped by the Family Research Council’s “Washington Watch” yesterday to discuss the plight of a Sudanese woman who is facing a death sentence […]

GOP Congressman Agrees: Obama Acts Like A Secret Muslim

Congressman Trent Franks of Arizona agreed with Muslim basher Robert Spencer when they both appeared at a conservative forum last month. A member of the audience asked Spencer — to laughter and applause — that if the Quran dictates that apostates must face execution, “If so, how does this apply to Obama? And if so, […]

A bunch of sad wingnut lunatics plan to overthrow President Obama next week

Larry Klayman, Alan Keyes, GOP Congressman Trent Franks, Pat Boone and friends are all totally going to arrest the president.

Republican Congressman To Appear At Rally Calling For Overthrow Of Obama

Arizona Congressman Trent Franks is set to appear at a rally to call for the overthrow of President Obama. So nice to know that he represents a party that so often touts love of our Constitution and democratic way of life. Heading the event is right-wing activist Larry Klayman, who wants to force the “evil […]

Chris Kelly: Trent Franks Killed a Limited Number of His Own Unborn Children

Arizona Congressman Trent Franks, author of the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, went to college for about year, when he was 32. It's unclear...

Sponsor of 20-Week Abortion Ban Had “Birth Defects,” Family Rejected Infanticide

Congressman Trent Franks is a tireless pro-life advocate who takes tremendous heat from the other side for pressing forward with pro-life bills, including his ban on abortions after 20 weeks that the House approved yesterday. Franks is often eloquent in his speeches on behalf of the unborn children he serves to protect in Congress but, [...]

Feminists: Men Voting on Abortion is Bad, But Late-Term Abortions are Fine

Washington Post opinion columnist Dana Milbank was not unlike lots of  liberal feminists this week, many of who were overcome with a case of the vapors over Congressman Trent Franks’ remarks on the low percentage of pregnancies that occur as the result of being raped. Compounding their outrage was the fact that on the House [...]

Trent Franks: 'The taxpayer-funded abortion lobby is attacking me'

by Ben Johnson WASHINGTON, D.C., June 14, 2013 ( – U.S. taxpayers are underwriting the leading figures attacking Congressman Trent Franks for trying to prevent late-term abortions nationwide, said the Congressman today. "NARAL, Planned Parenthood, and the taxpayer-funded abortion lobby…

Liberals defend Trent Franks: ‘Not every comment about rape and abortion is a Todd Akin comment’

by Ben Johnson WASHINGTON, D.C., June 13, 2013 ( – Abortion advocates, feminsts, and mainstream media outlets are misinterpreting comments Arizona Congressman Trent Franks made about rape and pregnancy, according to two liberal media commentators. Yesterday, during discussions about his bill…

Republican Massachusetts Senate Candidate Calls GOP Congressman ‘A Moron’

Gabriel Gomez, running by the seat vacated by John Kerry, says Congressman Trent Franks is “a moron.” Gomez was reacting to Franks’ statement that the rate of pregnancies among rape victims is low. I think that he’s a moron and he proves that stupid has no specific political affiliation,” Gomez told ABC News of his [...]

Gomez Calls Fellow Republican a 'Moron' for Rape Remark

On Wednesday, Gabriel Gomez, the Republican candidate in the Massachusetts special election to replace John Kerry in the Senate, called fellow Republican Congressman Trent Franks (R-AZ) "a moron" for comments he made in a House committee hearing on Wednesday about abortions of pregnancies that result from rape. Show More Summary

CNN Hypes GOP Congressman's Remark on Rape and Pregnancy; Brings Up Todd Akin

CNN tarred the Romney campaign with Todd Akin's infamous "legitimate rape" comment, and now it is trying to do the same to Rep. Trent Franks (R-Ariz.) for making a much less controversial remark on rape and pregnancy. Franks, referring...Show More Summary

Slate Feminist Whips Out the Nazi Card Against Pro-life Republican

On June 11, Slate editor Emily Bazelon whipped out the Nazi card against Congressman Trent Franks. The media site, which is an affiliate of the Washington Post, unsurprisingly went after the Republican legislator for his remarks about...Show More Summary

Repeating Akin’s Mistake?

Congressman Trent Franks said on the Hill today, “The incidence of rape resulting in pregnancy are very low.” Chait steps in to clarify and defends Franks from charges of Akinism: Franks didn’t say the “rate” of pregnancy from rape is low. He said the “incidence” is low. He didn’t say it’s hard to get pregnant when you’re […]

Trent Franks (R-AZ) is the Latest Republican Rape Pundit

They just can't help themselves. Another Republican congressman ventured into the realm of rape and pregnancy Wednesday, saying at a committee hearing that incidences of pregnancy from rape are “very low.” Rep. Trent Franks (R-Ariz.),...Show More Summary

Pregnancy From Rape Very Rare, Congressman Claims [Video]

Rape from pregnancy is very rare, according to an argument presented Wednesday by Representative Trent Franks (R-AZ). He was responding to a question during a House Committee on the Judiciary Hearing on his proposed bill 1797 which would ban abortion after 20 weeks of pregnancy. Rep. Jerry Nadler (D-NY) asked about making an exception for [...]Show More Summary

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