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Trent Franks topics and responses

    Renewable Energy

    CON:

  • 05/21/2008: Voted NO on tax incentives for energy production and conservation
  • 06/07/2006: Voted YES on scheduling permitting for new oil refinieries
  • 06/29/2006: Voted NO on keeping moratorium on drilling for oil offshore
  • 12/31/2006: Ranked by the CAF, indicating opposition to energy independence
  • 02/12/2008: Voted NO on tax incentives for renewable energy
  • 01/18/2007: Voted NO on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies
  • 09/26/2008: Voted NO on tax credits for renewable electricity, with PAYGO offsets
  • 08/04/2007: Voted NO on investing in homegrown biofuel

    Making it Harder to Get a Gun

    CON:

  • 12/31/2003: Ranked by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record
  • 09/17/2003: No United Nations taxation on firearms
  • 02/03/2009: Apply concealed carry permit to all other states where legal
  • 10/20/2005: Voted YES on prohibiting product misuse lawsuits on gun manufacturers
  • 01/25/2011: Allow veterans to register unlicensed guns acquired abroad
  • 01/05/2011: Require video recording of every firearm test by ATF
  • 04/09/2003: Voted YES on prohibiting suing gunmakers & sellers for gun misuse
  • 05/18/2010: Teach kids Eddie Eagle GunSafe's lifesaving message
  • 01/06/2009: National cross-state standard for concealed carry
  • 03/27/2007: Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC
  • 10/12/2011: Loosen restrictions on interstate gun purchases
  • 02/08/2008: Allow firearms in National Parks
  • 04/30/2009: Allow reloading spent military small arms ammunition
  • 10/26/2002: Unwaveringly protect the right to own and bear arms

    Abortion Rights

    CON:

  • 01/04/2013: No family planning assistance that includes abortion
  • 12/31/2006: Ranked by the NRLC, indicating a pro-life stance
  • 05/31/2011: Prohibiting forced abortions by UN Population Fund
  • 05/04/2011: Voted YES on banning federal health coverage that includes abortion
  • 01/03/2013: Life and human rights begin at fertilization or cloning
  • 02/04/2009: Declare preborn as persons under 14th amendment
  • 11/15/2012: Encourage adoption of children in foster care
  • 01/22/2007: Grant the pre-born equal protection under 14th Amendment
  • 04/27/2005: Voted YES on restricting interstate transport of minors to get abortions
  • 05/05/2011: Prohibit federal funding for abortion
  • 04/21/2009: Report on Medicaid payments to abortion providers
  • 10/26/2002: Protect unborn children
  • 05/24/2005: Voted NO on allowing human embryonic stem cell research
  • 01/22/2008: Prohibit transporting minors across state lines for abortion
  • 01/07/2011: Congress shall protect life beginning with fertilization
  • 02/26/2004: Voted YES on making it a crime to harm a fetus during another crime
  • 01/11/2007: Voted NO on expanding research to more embryonic stem cell lines
  • 03/13/2013: Sponsored prohibiting abortion information at school health centers
  • 01/07/2011: Prohibit federal funding to groups like Planned Parenthood
  • 07/29/2010: Bar funding for abortion under federal Obamacare plans
  • 10/02/2003: Voted YES on banning partial-birth abortion except to save mother`s life
  • 12/31/2003: Ranked by NARAL, indicating a pro-life voting record
  • 12/01/2011: Sponsored banning abortions for sex selection or race selection

    Gay Rights and Gay Marriage

    CON:

  • 12/31/2006: Ranked by the HRC, indicating an anti-gay-rights stance
  • 09/30/2004: Voted YES on Constitutional Amendment banning same-sex marriage
  • 11/13/2007: Voted NO on prohibiting job discrimination based on sexual orientation
  • 04/02/2009: Voted NO on enforcing against anti-gay hate crimes
  • 09/19/2013: Protect anti-same-sex marriage opinions as free speech
  • 06/25/2008: Amend Constitution to define traditional marriage
  • 07/18/2006: Voted YES on Constitutionally defining marriage as one-man-one-woman

    Repealing ObamaCare

    PRO:

  • 04/13/2011: Voted YES on repealing the "Prevention and Public Health" slush fund
  • 01/23/2008: Voted NO on Veto override: Extend SCHIP to cover 6M more kids
  • 07/04/2010: Repeal any federal health care takeover
  • 12/31/2003: Ranked by APHA, indicating a anti-public health voting record
  • 04/02/2009: Voted NO on regulating tobacco as a drug
  • 02/01/2006: Voted YES on denying non-emergency treatment for lack of Medicare co-pay
  • 11/22/2003: Voted YES on limited prescription drug benefit for Medicare recipients
  • 04/15/2011: Voted YES on the Ryan Budget: Medicare choice, tax & spending cuts
  • 01/14/2009: Voted NO on expanding the Children's Health Insurance Program
  • 01/12/2011: Repeal ObamaCare reporting requirements for small business
  • 10/25/2007: Voted NO on adding 2 to 4 million children to SCHIP eligibility
  • 03/13/2003: Voted YES on capping damages & setting time limits in medical lawsuits
  • 07/15/2008: Voted NO on overriding veto on expansion of Medicare
  • 01/12/2007: Voted NO on requiring negotiated Rx prices for Medicare part D
  • 03/05/2008: Voted NO on giving mental health full equity with physical health

    CON:

  • 07/24/2003: Voted YES on allowing reimportation of prescription drugs


                                                                                                                                                                               
  

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