Sunday, October 12, 2008

Foxx Earns FRC "True Blue" Award

Congresswoman Virginia Foxx Wins FRC Action’s “True Blue” Award
Foxx recognized for her support of American families

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Virginia Foxx has been recognized as a “True Blue” Member of Congress by FRC Action and Focus on the Family Action for her unwavering commitment to the family.

The award honors Members of Congress who have exhibited extraordinary leadership and commitment to the defense of family, faith, and freedom, according to FRC Action’s scorecard covering House and Senator votes of the 110th Congress. Recipients of the award voted consistently for pro-life and pro-family issues.

These votes included:
*Defending Restrictions on Funding International Abortion Groups
*Human Cloning Prohibition
*Embryonic Stem Cell Research Enhancement Act
*Thought Crimes Act
*Protect Abstinence Program for HIV/AIDs Prevention
*Funding D.C. Needle Exchange Program
*Funding D.C. Gay Marriage Amendment
*Restrict Funding Planned Parenthood Amendment
*Prohibit Implementing the “Fairness Doctrine”
*Exploit Indian Gaming Regulatory Act

“The Members of the 110th Congress who received this award have been consistent, stalwart allies of American families,” said FRC Action President Tony Perkins. “These Members are to be commended for supporting public policy that values human life, protects our religious liberties, and upholds the institutions of marriage and the family.”

“I applaud these Members for defending pro-family and pro-life policies that have been under attack this past year. Values voters should be encouraged by these Members who have shown a commitment to protecting and strengthening the family.”

To order a copy of the Vote Scorecard, visit FRC Action’s website at

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