An Arizona Republican congressman is using the case of convicted abortion provider Kermit Gosnell as justification for a bill he plans to introduce which would ban all abortions after the 20-week pregnancy mark.
Think Progress reported on Tuesday that Rep. Trent Franks’ (R-AZ) proposal is an expanded version of a bill he proposed to cover the District of Columbia.
“Had Kermit Gosnell dismembered these babies before they had traveled down the birth canal only moments earlier, he would have...Read Full Story
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Responding to the nomination of Senator Chuck Hagel to Secretary of Defense, Congressman Trent Franks (R-AZ) released the following statement:
"As a member of Congress and the House Armed Services Committee, I join many of my Congressional colleagues in holding the most serious of reservations to the nomination of Senator Chuck Hagel to lead our nation's Department of Defense.
"The Department of Defense (DoD) is facing more challenges today than I have seen in my lifetime...Read Full Story
English: Col. Martha McSally, USAF (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Tucson – Arizona Congressman Trent Franks today announced his endorsement of Col. (ret) Martha McSally in the race for Southern Arizona’s new 2nd Congressional District. McSally, the first woman to fly a fighter in combat and command a fighter squadron in U.S. history.
“Martha McSally is the exact kind of principled fighter we need in Congress,” said Congressman Trent Franks. “Martha is right on the issues and will stay strong in...Read Full Story
US Rep. Trent Franks
Breaking with the dictum that politics stop at the water’s edge, Republican Trent Franks warns that if Israel doesn’t stop Iran a reelected Obama would let Iran get the bomb.
Israel must not trust President Barack Obama to thwart Iran’s nuclear weapons drive, a Republican US Congressman said on a visit to Israel Wednesday, savaging Obama’s handling of the Iranian crisis in a stark departure from the American political tradition of not attacking the governing...Read Full Story
Again, I can’t make this stuff up but here we go with yet another Republican making an idiotic comment. Congressman Trent Franks (R-AZ) actually thinks that African Americans were better off without the 13th amendment to the United States Constitution. President Abraham Lincoln was wrong, and slavery was a good thing for African Americans if you listen to this bone head! And Franks is probably thinking that this is all President Obama’s (African American) fault because abortion is legal in...Read Full Story