March 1, 2013

Abstinence Education Reallocation Act Introduced in United States Senate

This week, Senator Lindsey Graham, Senator John Thune, and Senator Dan Coats introduced The Abstinence Education Reallocation Act in the 113th Congress.

This bill reestablishes abstinence education as a priority approach to sexual education.  Currently, risk avoidance or abstinence centered education receives one dollar for every 16 dollars contraceptive centered education receives.  Just as public health policy promotes risk avoidance to behaviors such as smoking and underage drinking, this legislation, supported by parents, encourages teens to wait for sex... (READ MORE)

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Stand up for Traditional Marriage!

The attacks on traditional marriage by our government continue – and Christians must speak out!

The Obama Administration is actively working to undermine traditional marriage laws in our nation’s courts – and activist judges at the state and federal levels are helping them do it.

For the sake of our families, our culture and our country, we simply must stand up for the traditional definition of marriage as the union of one man and one woman... (READ MORE)

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Americans Won’t Accept Replacing Spending Cuts with Tax Hikes

U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell made the following remarks on the Senate floor on Thursday regarding the need for smarter spending reforms, not additional tax hikes, to avoid the President’s sequester:

“Earlier this year, the Democrats who run Washington promised Americans things would be different under a re-elected President Obama. Instead of politics, they’d focus on policy. Instead of leaving everything until the last minute, they’d get the people’s work done ahead of time for a change – and through regular order.

“Well, those promises didn’t last very long... (READ MORE)

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Congressman Tom Price: “1,400 Days Ago…”

Congressman Tom Price, M.D. (R-GA) issued the following statement in recognition of the 1,400 days that have passed since the Democrat-controlled U.S. Senate passed a budget, saying:

“Federal law mandates that each chamber pass a budget every year. The U.S. Senate has neglected this responsibility for nearly four years now – 1,400 days.

“Since the Senate last passed a budget, the federal government has saddled more than $5 trillion in additional debt onto the backs of our children and grandchildren. Since the Senate last passed a budget, federal deficits have expanded to more than $1 trillion each year. If the Senate would actually put pen to paper on the nation’s compounding fiscal problems, perhaps they would treat this crisis with the seriousness it warrants... (READ MORE)

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