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Rick Snyder on Families & Children
Republican Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Rick Snyder on other issues.
  • Healthy Kids Dental: coverage for 440,000 kids in need. (Jan 2013)

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Scotty Boman on Families & Children
Libertarian Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Scotty Boman on other issues.
  • No federal authority to teach family values in schools. (Aug 2008)
Randy Hekman on Families & Children
Republican Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Randy Hekman on other issues.
  • Character is taught by family, not by government. (Jul 2011)
Peter Hoekstra on Families & Children
Republican Representative (MI-2): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Peter Hoekstra on other issues.
  • Voted NO on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on establishing nationwide AMBER alert system for missing kids. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted YES on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 100% by the Christian Coalition: a pro-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Use tax code to reinforce families. (Sep 1994)
  • TV shows should have explicit viewer advisories. (Jun 1993)
Peter Konetchy on Families & Children
Republican Challenger: Click here for Peter Konetchy on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Terri Lynn Land on Families & Children
Republican Challenger: Click here for Terri Lynn Land on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Gary Peters on Families & Children
Democratic Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Gary Peters on other issues.
  • Voted YES on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
  • More funding & services for victims of domestic violence. (Jan 2013)
Debbie Stabenow on Families & Children
Democratic Jr Senator; previously Representative (MI-8): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Debbie Stabenow on other issues.
  • Give parents tools to balance work and family. (Aug 2000)
  • Rated 0% by the Christian Coalition: an anti-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • More funding & services for victims of domestic violence. (Jan 2013)

House:


Justin Amash on Families & Children
Republican (District 3): Click here for Justin Amash on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Dan Benishek on Families & Children
Republican (District 1): Click here for Dan Benishek on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Kerry Bentivolio on Families & Children
Republican (District 11): Click here for Kerry Bentivolio on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Dave Camp on Families & Children
Republican Representative (MI-4): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Dave Camp on other issues.
  • Voted YES on establishing nationwide AMBER alert system for missing kids. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted YES on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 92% by the Christian Coalition: a pro-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Use tax code to reinforce families. (Sep 1994)
John Conyers on Families & Children
Democratic Representative (MI-14): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for John Conyers on other issues.
  • Voted YES on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted NO on establishing nationwide AMBER alert system for missing kids. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted NO on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 8% by the Christian Coalition: an anti-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Ban high lead levels in children's toys. (Nov 2005)
  • Encourage adoption of children in foster care. (Nov 2012)
  • More funding & services for victims of domestic violence. (Jan 2013)
  • Increase number of children eligible for free school meals. (Oct 2009)
Dave Curson on Families & Children
Democrat (District 11): Click here for Dave Curson on other issues.
    No stance on record.
John Dingell on Families & Children
Democratic Representative (MI-15): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for John Dingell on other issues.
  • Voted YES on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on establishing nationwide AMBER alert system for missing kids. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted NO on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 38% by the Christian Coalition: mixed voting record on Family Values. (Dec 2003)
  • More funding & services for victims of domestic violence. (Jan 2013)
Bill Huizenga on Families & Children
Republican (District 2): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bill Huizenga on other issues.
  • Encourage adoption of children in foster care. (Nov 2012)
Dan Kildee on Families & Children
Democrat (District 5): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Dan Kildee on other issues.
  • More funding & services for victims of domestic violence. (Jan 2013)
Sander Levin on Families & Children
Democratic Representative (MI-12): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Sander Levin on other issues.
  • Voted YES on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on establishing nationwide AMBER alert system for missing kids. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted NO on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 15% by the Christian Coalition: an anti-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • More funding & services for victims of domestic violence. (Jan 2013)
Thad McCotter on Families & Children
Republican Representative (MI-11): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Thad McCotter on other issues.
  • Voted NO on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on establishing nationwide AMBER alert system for missing kids. (Apr 2003)
  • Rated 100% by the Christian Coalition: a pro-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Permanent crime database for volunteers with kids. (Jul 2008)
Candice Miller on Families & Children
Republican Representative (MI-10): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Candice Miller on other issues.
  • Voted NO on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on establishing nationwide AMBER alert system for missing kids. (Apr 2003)
  • Rated 90% by the Christian Coalition: a pro-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
Gary Peters on Families & Children
Democrat (District 14): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Gary Peters on other issues.
  • Voted YES on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
  • More funding & services for victims of domestic violence. (Jan 2013)
Mike Rogers on Families & Children
Republican Representative (MI-8): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Mike Rogers on other issues.
  • Voted YES on establishing nationwide AMBER alert system for missing kids. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted YES on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 92% by the Christian Coalition: a pro-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Permanent crime database for volunteers with kids. (Jul 2008)
  • Encourage adoption of children in foster care. (Nov 2012)
Fred Upton on Families & Children
Republican Representative (MI-6): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Fred Upton on other issues.
  • Voted YES on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on establishing nationwide AMBER alert system for missing kids. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted YES on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 76% by the Christian Coalition: a pro-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Use tax code to reinforce families. (Sep 1994)
Tim Walberg on Families & Children
Republican: Click here for Tim Walberg on other issues.
    No stance on record.

Former candidates & officeholders:


Jennifer Granholm on Families & Children
Democratic Governor (MI): Click here for Jennifer Granholm on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Carl Levin on Families & Children
Democratic Sr Senator (MI): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Carl Levin on other issues.
  • Voted YES on killing restrictions on violent videos to minors. (May 1999)
  • Small Business loans for child care businesses. (Apr 2003)
  • Rated 0% by the Christian Coalition: an anti-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • More funding & services for victims of domestic violence. (Jan 2013)
Hansen Clarke on Families & Children
Former Democrat (until 2012) (District 13): Click here for Hansen Clarke on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Dale Kildee on Families & Children
Democratic Representative (MI-5): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Dale Kildee on other issues.
  • Voted YES on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on establishing nationwide AMBER alert system for missing kids. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted NO on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 46% by the Christian Coalition: mixed voting record on Family Values. (Dec 2003)
John Engler on Families & Children
Former Republican Governor (1991-2002): Click here for John Engler on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Spencer Abraham on Families & Children
Republican Senator (Former): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Spencer Abraham on other issues.
  • Voted NO on killing restrictions on violent videos to minors. (May 1999)
Dick Chrysler on Families & Children
Republican Former (1994-) (District 3): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Dick Chrysler on other issues.
  • Use tax code to reinforce families. (Sep 1994)
Nick Smith on Families & Children
Former Republican challenger (2006), previously U.S. Rep: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Nick Smith on other issues.
  • Voted YES on establishing nationwide AMBER alert system for missing kids. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted YES on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 90% by the Christian Coalition: a pro-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Use tax code to reinforce families. (Sep 1994)
Nick Smith on Families & Children
Republican (Until 2004) (District 7): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Nick Smith on other issues.
  • Voted YES on establishing nationwide AMBER alert system for missing kids. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted YES on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 90% by the Christian Coalition: a pro-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Use tax code to reinforce families. (Sep 1994)
Jerry Zandstra on Families & Children
Former Republican challenger (2006): Click here for Jerry Zandstra on other issues.
    No stance on record.
James Barcia on Families & Children
Democrat (District 5): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for James Barcia on other issues.
  • Voted YES on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
  • Fund 2,500 Boys and Girls Clubs in underserved areas. (Dec 1997)
Bart Baron on Families & Children
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for Bart Baron on other issues.
    No stance on record.
David Bonior on Families & Children
Democrat (District 10): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for David Bonior on other issues.
  • Voted NO on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
  • Member of the Missing & Exploited Children's Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • TV shows should have explicit viewer advisories. (Jun 1993)
Mike Bouchard on Families & Children
Republican Challenger: Click here for Mike Bouchard on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Keith Butler on Families & Children
Republican challenger, previously Detroit councilor: Click here for Keith Butler on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Vernon Ehlers on Families & Children
Republican Representative (MI-3): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Vernon Ehlers on other issues.
  • Voted NO on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on establishing nationwide AMBER alert system for missing kids. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted YES on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 84% by the Christian Coalition: a pro-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Permanent crime database for volunteers with kids. (Jul 2008)
  • Use tax code to reinforce families. (Sep 1994)
Peter Hoekstra on Families & Children
Republican Representative (MI-2): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Peter Hoekstra on other issues.
  • Voted NO on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on establishing nationwide AMBER alert system for missing kids. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted YES on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 100% by the Christian Coalition: a pro-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Use tax code to reinforce families. (Sep 1994)
  • TV shows should have explicit viewer advisories. (Jun 1993)
Jack Hoogendyk on Families & Children
Republican Senate challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jack Hoogendyk on other issues.
  • Teach family values in public schools. (Jun 2008)
Carolyn Kilpatrick on Families & Children
Democratic Representative (MI-13): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Carolyn Kilpatrick on other issues.
  • Voted YES on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted NO on establishing nationwide AMBER alert system for missing kids. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted NO on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 7% by the Christian Coalition: an anti-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Call for a White House Conference on Children and Youth. (Mar 2008)
  • Sex Ed including both abstinence and contraception. (Mar 2009)
  • Increase number of children eligible for free school meals. (Oct 2009)
  • Teach teens about both abstinence & contraception. (Mar 2009)
  • Supported funding child care, child health, & child housing. (Jul 1999)
Joe Knollenberg on Families & Children
Republican Representative (MI-9): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Joe Knollenberg on other issues.
  • Voted YES on establishing nationwide AMBER alert system for missing kids. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted YES on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 84% by the Christian Coalition: a pro-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Use tax code to reinforce families. (Sep 1994)
Bret McAtee on Families & Children
Constitution Party Senate Challenger: Click here for Bret McAtee on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mike Nikitin on Families & Children
Constitution/Taxpayers Party Senate challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Mike Nikitin on other issues.
  • Teach basics in public schools, not family values. (Aug 2008)
Lynn Nancy Rivers on Families & Children
Democrat (District 13): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Lynn Nancy Rivers on other issues.
  • Voted NO on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
  • Supported funding child care, child health, & child housing. (Jul 1999)
Mark Schauer on Families & Children
Democrat (until 2010) (District 7): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Mark Schauer on other issues.
  • Voted YES on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
Leonard Schwartz on Families & Children
Libertarian Challenger: Click here for Leonard Schwartz on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Joe Schwarz on Families & Children
Republican (District 7): Click here for Joe Schwarz on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bart Stupak on Families & Children
Democratic Representative (MI-1): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Bart Stupak on other issues.
  • Voted NO on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on establishing nationwide AMBER alert system for missing kids. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted NO on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
  • Member of the Missing & Exploited Children's Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 53% by the Christian Coalition: mixed voting record on Family Values. (Dec 2003)
Debbie Stabenow on Families & Children
Democratic Jr Senator; previously Representative (MI-8): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Debbie Stabenow on other issues.
  • Give parents tools to balance work and family. (Aug 2000)
  • Rated 0% by the Christian Coalition: an anti-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • More funding & services for victims of domestic violence. (Jan 2013)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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