Posts Tagged ‘ Trent Franks ’

GING-PAC Newsmakers: Goodlatte & Franks Call On DOJ To Investigate Planned Parenthood

Jul 21st, 2015 | By

House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) and Constitution and Civil Justice Subcommittee Chairman Trent Franks (R-AZ) demanded further investigation by the Department of Justice into potential violations of the Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act by Planned Parenthood.

House To Vote On Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act This Thursday

Jan 20th, 2015 | By

Congressman Trent Franks (R-AZ) is the sponsor of the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, which will be voted on by the House this Thursday – on the 42nd anniversary of the infamous Roe v. Wade decision. Franks’ bill protects unborn children after 20 weeks when they can feel pain during an abortion. The U.S. is one of only seven nations that permits elective abortions after 20 weeks.

Franks & Blackburn Reintroduce The Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act

Jan 8th, 2015 | By
William J Murray and Congressman Franks

“More than 18,000 ‘very late term’ abortions are performed every year on perfectly healthy unborn babies in America. These are innocent and defenseless children who can not only feel pain, but who can survive outside of the womb in most cases, and who are torturously killed without even basic anesthesia. Many of them cry and scream as they die, but because it is amniotic fluid going over their vocal cords instead of air, we don’t hear them.”

A Congressional Look Back At 2014 With Rep. Trent Franks

Dec 24th, 2014 | By
William J Murray and Congressman Franks

Arizona Congressman Trent Franks appeared on Secure Freedom Radio with Center for Security Policy President Frank Gaffney to discuss a wide range of issues facing our nation. Five podcasts are available on the CSP web site.

Congressman Franks: Obama Created National Security Crisis

Sep 1st, 2014 | By

Over the Labor Day weekend, Congressman Trent Franks (R-AZ) appeared on Fox News to discuss the illegal immigration crisis and the national security crisis along our southern border with Mexico. There are signals coming from the White House that Obama is planning on granting amnesty to millions of illegals who have flooded into our country – but that he won’t make his move until after the mid-term election.

Christian Woman Re-arrested After Being Freed From Death Sentence

Jun 24th, 2014 | By

Congressmen Trent Franks (R-AZ) and Frank Wolf (R-VA) were the men who spearheaded the effort in Congress to obtain freedom for Meriam Ibrahim from a Sudanese jail.

Thanks to their work, 38 Congressman sent a letter of concern to Secretary of John Kerry on the plight of Meriam and her two children who were in prison. She faced 100 lashes and then death by hanging for her Christian faith. Interestingly enough, only 7 Democrats signed this letter of concern – showing just how little liberals care about religious persecution overseas. Perhaps if Meriam had been a lesbian Muslim, more Democrats would have signed the letter.

Congressman Franks Calls For Release Of Pastor From Iranian Prison

Aug 28th, 2013 | By
William J Murray and Congressman Franks

Congressman Trent Franks, R-AZ, co-chairman of the International Religious Freedom Caucus today released the following statement: “Iran has once again demonstrated an utter disregard for fundamental human rights by continuing to insist that Pastor Saeed Abedini, an American citizen, be unjustly imprisoned in Iran. I will continue to exhaust every available avenue to continue to advocate for Pastor Abedini’s immediate and unconditional release.

Republican House Passes Fetal Pain Bill

Jun 19th, 2013 | By

On Tuesday, the House of Representatives passed the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, sponsored by GING-PAC supported Rep. Trent Franks (R-AZ). The bill passed by a vote of 228-196. The legislation, if signed into law, will ban abortions after 20 weeks of gestation.

House Majority Leader Launches Web Site On Republican Legislation

Jun 11th, 2013 | By
Eric Cantor

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) has just announced the creation of a new web site called “” that features the latest Republican proposals in Congress. The site also encourages American citizens to sign on as co-sponsors of the bills that are being considered.

Rep. Trent Franks On HHS Abortion Mandate, Religious Liberty & Gay Marriage

Jun 19th, 2012 | By
William J Murray and Congressman Franks

One of the most solid GING-PAC endorsed Representatives is Trent Franks (R-AZ) who is speaking out on the HHS abortion mandate in Obamacare, the importance of religious liberty and gay marriage.   In a recent interview with Dustin Siggins With, Rep. Franks noted: “It [religious freedom] is what often drives people to fight for

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