Lindsey Graham on Families & Children
Republican Sr Senator; previously Representative (SC-3)
Graham co-sponsored the Religious Liberties Restoration Act, which would recognize the states' authority to decide whether to display the Ten Commandments in buildings owned or administered by that state.
In an effort to require the Architect of the Capitol to permit the acknowledgment of God on flag certificates, Graham co-sponsored the Andrew Larochelle God, Family, and Country Act of 2007 (S.2198, 110th Congress), a bill introduced by former Senator Jim DeMint.
Graham was an original co-sponsor of a resolution that stated people ought to retain the right to pray and recognize their religious beliefs, heritage, and traditions on public property, including schools.<
The Christian Coalition was founded in 1989 by Dr. Pat Robertson to give Christians a voice in government. We represent millions of people of faith and enable them to have a strong, unified voice in the conversation we call democracy.
The Christian Coalition inferred whether candidates agree or disagree with the statement, 'Parental Notification for Abortions by Minors ?' Self-description by Christian Coalition of America: "These guides help give voters a clear understanding of where candidates stand on important pro-family issues" for all Senate and Presidential candidates.
[As part of the Contract with America, within 100 days we pledge to bring to the House Floor the following bill]:
The Families Reinforcement Act:
Child support enforcement, tax incentives for adoption, strengthening rights of parents in their children’s education, stronger child pornography laws, and an elderly dependent care tax credit to reinforce the central role of families in American society.
Amends the Economic Espionage Act of 1996 to make grants to the Boys and Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) to establish and extend club facilities where needed, with particular emphasis on establishing clubs in and extending services to public housing projects and distressed areas. Redefines the term "distressed area" to include an Indian reservation with a population of high risk youth of sufficient size to warrant the establishment of a BGCA. Earmarks specified funds to provide a grant to BGCA for administrative, travel, and other costs associated with a national role-model speaking tour program.
Corresponding House bill is H.R.1753. Became Public Law No: 105-133.
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