Posts Tagged ‘ Chris Smith ’

Congressman Chris Smith’s Law Results In Important New Protections For Children Against Predators

Nov 27th, 2017 | By

November 17, 2017 — A new passport identifier for convicted pedophiles will help protect children from pedophiles looking to travel abroad, possibly to abuse children, said Congressman Chris Smith (R-NJ), author of legislation to create the identifier.     “Child predators thrive on secrecy—a secrecy that allows them to commit heinous crimes against the weakest and

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Iraq And Syria Genocide Relief And Accountability Act Hijacked By Neocons

Oct 2nd, 2017 | By

— Aid For Victims Of Genocide Bill Now Blames Russia For Syria’s Problems By William J. Murray, GING-PAC Chairman The Iraq and Syria Genocide Relief and Accountability Act of 2017 (HR-390) which passed in the House without one dissenting voice and was supported by many relief agencies and social conservative organizations, has been transformed by

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Cong. Smith’s Fairness Act Will Help Churches!

Sep 20th, 2017 | By

Yesterday, Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ) welcomed the introduction of a Senate companion bill to his bipartisan “Federal Disaster Assistance Nonprofit Fairness Act of 2017” (H.R. 2405). The legislation will put houses of worship that have been shut out of receiving federal assistance after a disaster on an even playing field with other private non-profit organizations

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Congressman Black Leads Debate In Support Of ‘No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act’

Jan 26th, 2017 | By

Congressman Diane Black (R-TN-06), a registered nurse and member of the Congressional Pro-Life Caucus, praised the House passage of H.R. 7, the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act. Congressman Black was an original cosponsor of the legislation and managed floor debate on behalf of House Republicans in support of the bill. The No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act passed by a bipartisan vote of 238 to 183.

Smith, Meng Bill To Prioritize Human Trafficking, Hold Countries Accountable

Jan 12th, 2017 | By

“The Human Trafficking Prioritization Act will help keep the fight against human trafficking as a major priority in U.S. foreign policy,” said Smith, Chairman of the House panel on global human rights. “We must stop countries from gaming the system by limiting the amount of time repeat offenders can be on the Watch List before they reach an area of higher concern. It is also imperative that we elevate the TIP ‘office’ to that of ‘bureau,’ sending a strong signal that we as a country know that TIP deserves an equal voice at meetings with the other bureaus and the Secretary of State.”

Strategy Needed to Address Middle East Genocide & Growing Religious Persecution

Jun 17th, 2016 | By

“The world is witnessing a global religious freedom crisis that poses a direct challenge to U.S. interests in the Middle East, Asia, China, and Sub-Saharan Africa,” said Smith, Chairman of the House panel that oversees global human rights. “It is no coincidence that the worst violators of religious freedom globally are often those who are the worst threats to the U.S., those who wish to do Americans the most harm, and those who most want to tear down the pillars of tolerant and democratic societies.

GING-PAC Lawmaker: International Megan’s Law Clears Congress

Feb 10th, 2016 | By

“It is imperative—and long overdue—that the United States take the child protection lessons it has learned domestically with the successful notification systems first created by Megan’s Laws and expand them globally to prevent convicted U.S. sex offenders from harming children abroad,” said Smith, a senior member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee who first introduced the bill in 2008. “It is the same horror story over and over. Child predators thrive on secrecy that allows them to commit—with impunity—heinous crimes against children. International Megan’s Law will ensure that potential predators are on the radar of U.S. and foreign law enforcement.

Heritage Foundation Event Features Several GING-PAC Lawmakers

Jan 14th, 2015 | By

The Heritage Foundation, headed by former Senator Jim DeMint (R-SC) recently concluded a two-day Conservative Policy Summit in Washington, D.C. The event featured several GING-PAC endorsed lawmakers including Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX), Senator Rand Paul (R-KY), Congressman Jim Jordan (R-OH), Congressman Chris Smith (R-NJ), and others.

Rep. Chris Smith Introduces Major Pro-Life Bill

Apr 4th, 2011 | By

April 4, 2011 –New Jersey Republican Chris Smith has recently introduced the “No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act (H.R. 3), a bill that will apply the principles of the Hyde Amendment to all government agencies. It would be a permanent change to current policies.  (The Hyde Amendment prohibits taxpayer funds from the Department of Health

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