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Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2007 +Sponsored by Rep. John Dingell (D-MI), the Children’s Health and Medicare Protection Act of 2007, or the CHAMP bill (H.R. 3162), reauthorizes and expands the State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP). The CHAMP bill would undermine state health coverage for unborn children, allow states to cover family planning services for individuals not currently eligible for Medicaid services, mandate that states fund family planning services as part of their Medicaid benchmark programs and undermine the Title V state abstinence education program.
Children's Health and Medicare Protection Act of 2007 +Sponsored by Rep. John Dingell (D-MI), the Children’s Health and Medicare Protection Act of 2007, or the CHAMP bill (H.R. 3162), reauthorizes and expands the State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP). The CHAMP bill would undermine state health coverage for unborn children, allow states to cover family planning services for individuals not currently eligible for Medicaid services, mandate that states fund family planning services as part of their Medicaid benchmark programs and undermine the Title V state abstinence education program.
Congressional actions on the federal budget/110th Congress +Introduced by Rep. Mike Pence, this amendment (H.AMDT. 484) to the Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act, 2008 (H.R. 2829) strips the Federal Communications Commission of its authority to reinstitute the so-called “Fairness Doctrine,” which would order broadcasters to give equal air time to both sides of controversial issues.

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Department of State, Foreign Operations and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2008 +Offered by Rep. Joe Pitts (R-PA), this amendment (H.AMDT. 364) to the State, Foreign Operations and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2008 (H.R. 2764) would have restored a carefully negotiated prevention policy which requires a third of HIV/AIDs prevention funding to be spent for “abstinence-until-marriage” and “be-faithful” programs as part of the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)., Offered by Rep. Nita Lowey (D-NY), this amendment (H.AMDT. 367) to the State, Foreign Operations and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2008 (H.R. 2764) would have gutted the Mexico City Policy, thus allowing taxpayer funded contraceptives to be given to international organizations that perform and promote abortions as a method of family planning., Sponsored by Reps. Chris Smith (R-NJ) and Bart Stupak (D-MI), this amendment (H.AMDT. 368) to the State, Foreign Operations and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2008 (H.R. 2764) would have removed language that undermines the Mexico City Policy, and instead, would have upheld the prohibition against federal funding of international organizations that perform or promote abortion as a method of family planning,
Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2008 +Sponsored by Rep. Mike Pence (R-IN), this amendment (H.AMDT. 594) to the Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Act, 2008 (H.R. 3043) would have restricted federal funding for abortions by withholding from Planned Parenthood any of the $331 million appropriated for Title X family planning services.

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Executive Office of the President Appropriations Act, 2008 +Introduced by Rep. Mike Pence, this amendment (H.AMDT. 484) to the Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act, 2008 (H.R. 2829) strips the Federal Communications Commission of its authority to reinstitute the so-called “Fairness Doctrine,” which would order broadcasters to give equal air time to both sides of controversial issues.

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Improving Head Start for School Readiness Act of 2007 +Offered by Rep. Howard McKeon (R-CA), this motion to recommit the Head Start Reauthorization bill (H.R. 1429) would have amended the bill to remove the current discrimination provision in the Head Start program that prevents faith-based organizations from hiring according to their faith tradition.

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Local Law Enforcement Hate Crimes Prevention Act of 2007 +Sponsored by Rep. John Conyers (D-MI), this thought crimes bill (H.R. 1592) would establish federal “hate crimes” for certain violent acts based on the actual or perceived race, religion, disability, gender identity or sexual orientation of any person

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U.S. House of Representatives record vote 19, 110th Congress, Session 1 +Offered by Rep. Michael Burgess (R-TX), this motion to recommit the Embryonic Stem Cell Research Act (H.R. 3) would have amended the bill to ensure that no taxpayer funds could be used for any human cloning
U.S. House of Representatives record vote 20, 110th Congress, Session 1 +Sponsored by Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO), the Embryonic Stem Cell Research Act (H.R. 3) would overturn President Bush’s policy on funding human embryonic stem cell research by authorizing the National Institutes of Health to fund stem cell research that requires the destruction of human embryos. President Bush vetoed this bill (H.R. 810) last year. A similar bill to this one passed in the Senate and then later in the House, but it was vetoed on June 20th.
U.S. House of Representatives record vote 284, 110th Congress, Session 1 +Offered by Rep. Howard McKeon (R-CA), this motion to recommit the Head Start Reauthorization bill (H.R. 1429) would have amended the bill to remove the current discrimination provision in the Head Start program that prevents faith-based organizations from hiring according to their faith tradition.
U.S. House of Representatives record vote 299, 110th Congress, Session 1 +Sponsored by Rep. John Conyers (D-MI), this thought crimes bill (H.R. 1592) would establish federal “hate crimes” for certain violent acts based on the actual or perceived race, religion, disability, gender identity or sexual orientation of any person
U.S. House of Representatives record vote 443, 110th Congress, Session 1 +Sponsored by Senator Harry Reid (D-NV), the Embryonic Stem Cell Research Act (S. 5) would overturn President Bush’s policy on funding human embryonic stem cell research by authorizing the National Institutes of Health to fund stem cell research that requires the destruction of human embryos. This bill is similar to the previous House-passed bill (H.R. 3). President George W. Bush vetoed S. 5 on June 20, 2007.
U.S. House of Representatives record vote 532, 110th Congress, Session 1 +Offered by Rep. Joe Pitts (R-PA), this amendment (H.AMDT. 364) to the State, Foreign Operations and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2008 (H.R. 2764) would have restored a carefully negotiated prevention policy which requires a third of HIV/AIDs prevention funding to be spent for “abstinence-until-marriage” and “be-faithful” programs as part of the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR).
U.S. House of Representatives record vote 533, 110th Congress, Session 1 +Offered by Rep. Nita Lowey (D-NY), this amendment (H.AMDT. 367) to the State, Foreign Operations and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2008 (H.R. 2764) would have gutted the Mexico City Policy, thus allowing taxpayer funded contraceptives to be given to international organizations that perform and promote abortions as a method of family planning.
U.S. House of Representatives record vote 534, 110th Congress, Session 1 +Sponsored by Reps. Chris Smith (R-NJ) and Bart Stupak (D-MI), this amendment (H.AMDT. 368) to the State, Foreign Operations and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2008 (H.R. 2764) would have removed language that undermines the Mexico City Policy, and instead, would have upheld the prohibition against federal funding of international organizations that perform or promote abortion as a method of family planning
U.S. House of Representatives record vote 542, 110th Congress, Session 1 +Sponsored by Rep. Nita Lowey (D-NY), the State, Foreign Operations and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2008 (H.R. 2764) undermines two important policies: first, the Mexico City Policy, which prohibits federal funding for international organizations that perform or promote abortion as a method of family planning; and second, the appropriation of funds for “abstinence-until-marriage” and “be-faithful” programs as part of HIV/AIDs prevention programs in the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR).
U.S. House of Representatives record vote 599, 110th Congress, Session 1 +Introduced by Rep. Mike Pence, this amendment (H.AMDT. 484) to the Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act, 2008 (H.R. 2829) strips the Federal Communications Commission of its authority to reinstitute the so-called “Fairness Doctrine,” which would order broadcasters to give equal air time to both sides of controversial issues.
U.S. House of Representatives record vote 684, 110th Congress, Session 1 +Sponsored by Rep. Mike Pence (R-IN), this amendment (H.AMDT. 594) to the Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Act, 2008 (H.R. 3043) would have restricted federal funding for abortions by withholding from Planned Parenthood any of the $331 million appropriated for Title X family planning services.
U.S. House of Representatives record vote 787, 110th Congress, Session 1 +Sponsored by Rep. John Dingell (D-MI), the Children’s Health and Medicare Protection Act of 2007, or the CHAMP bill (H.R. 3162), reauthorizes and expands the State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP). The CHAMP bill would undermine state health coverage for unborn children, allow states to cover family planning services for individuals not currently eligible for Medicaid services, mandate that states fund family planning services as part of their Medicaid benchmark programs and undermine the Title V state abstinence education program.
U.S. federal stem cell legislation +Sponsored by Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO), the Embryonic Stem Cell Research Act (H.R. 3) would overturn President Bush’s policy on funding human embryonic stem cell research by authorizing the National Institutes of Health to fund stem cell research that requires the destruction of human embryos. President Bush vetoed this bill (H.R. 810) last year. A similar bill to this one passed in the Senate and then later in the House, but it was vetoed on June 20th., Offered by Rep. Michael Burgess (R-TX), this motion to recommit the Embryonic Stem Cell Research Act (H.R. 3) would have amended the bill to ensure that no taxpayer funds could be used for any human cloning, Sponsored by Senator Harry Reid (D-NV), the Embryonic Stem Cell Research Act (S. 5) would overturn President Bush’s policy on funding human embryonic stem cell research by authorizing the National Institutes of Health to fund stem cell research that requires the destruction of human embryos. This bill is similar to the previous House-passed bill (H.R. 3). President George W. Bush vetoed S. 5 on June 20, 2007.
U.S. hate crimes legislation +Sponsored by Rep. John Conyers (D-MI), this thought crimes bill (H.R. 1592) would establish federal “hate crimes” for certain violent acts based on the actual or perceived race, religion, disability, gender identity or sexual orientation of any person
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