Thursday May 16
The Jersey Journal
Congressman Smith's child abduction legislation passes through subcommittee
A journey of 1,000 miles begins with a single step - for federal legislation, that first step is usually passage through a congressional subcommittee.
Sun May 12, 2013
Crooks and Liars
Rep. Adam Smith Lays into Chris Wallace for Obsessing Over Benghazi Talking Points
I'm not sure what else Rep. Adam Smith expected to hear from host Chris Wallace on Fox News Sunday this weekend, since his network has been in full fake Benghazi outrage mode ever since the attacks in Libya, and taking the insanity to new heights ever since ABC helped legitimize the witch hunt last week -- but I was glad to see Wallace get some ... (more)
The Wall Street Journal
Rep. Rogers Says More Benghazi Whistleblowers Coming
Rep. Mike Rogers , the head of the House Intelligence Committee and a Republican looking into the 2012 attacks in Benghazi, said more "whistleblowers" have volunteered to supply information that could be valuable to a GOP-led investigation.
Fri May 10, 2013
The Jersey Journal
Congressman Smith pushes child abduction legislation against international kidnappers
When three Ohio women were returned to their families earlier this week after a decade in captivity in their own neighborhood, it was described as a miracle, but another group of 'left behind' parents are still waiting to see their children.
The Indian Express
India a source of immense frustration for American parents: US lawmaker
Expressing concern over increasing "abduction" of American children to India, an influential lawmaker has said that the country has been a source of immense frustration and grief for parents in the US.
Thu May 09, 2013
Parents call for sanctions on countries that refuse to aid return of children
Parents whose spouses flee overseas with their children called Thursday for the federal government to put sanctions on countries that don't help get those children returned, saying it should be considered a human-trafficking issue, not merely a family dispute.
Wed May 08, 2013
Coalition of Pro-Life Advocates Committed to End Gendercide in China
"It's a Girl" exposes the fact that there are up to 200 million women missing in the world today due to gendercide.
Tue May 07, 2013
House GOP Seeks Power to Block Science
Congressman Lamar Smith - Chairman of the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology - has introduced a bill that would give Smith's committee and its Senate counterpart the power to control what science is funded, and force researchers to compete for grants on a political rather than scientific basis.
Wed May 01, 2013
The Epoch Times
Nephew of Chen Guangcheng Denied Treatment for Appendicitis
Chinese prison authorities have denied the nephew of blind activist Chen Guangcheng urgent medical treatment for acute appendicitis, while police increase their persecution of his relatives, according to rights groups.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Hon. Christopher Smith of NJ speech in House of Reps
US Official News April 25, 2013 Thursday Washington: SPEECH OF HON. CHRISTOPHER H. SMITH OF NEW JERSEY IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES WEDNESDAY, APRIL 24, 2013 Washington The Library of Congress, The Government of USA has issued the following Speech: Mr.
Sun Apr 21, 2013
Delaware House to Vote on Same-Sex Marriage Bill
The Delaware House of Representatives is expected to vote Tuesday, April 23 on a bill that would grant same-sex couples the right to marry in the state.
Fight far from over on gun control
Members of New Jersey's congressional delegation said the fight for tougher gun control measures isn't over, even after the Senate rejected a number of proposals in a crushing defeat for gun-control advocates.
Fri Apr 19, 2013
Miami New Times
Florida Bans EBT Welfare From Strip Clubs and Bottle-Service Party Palaces
It is a dark day for booty- and bottle-poppin' EBT welfare ballers in the FLA. Following a Thursday vote in the Florida house of representatives, Electronic Benefit Transfer cards are now prohibited "from being accepted in certain locations" like the strip club "or for certain activities" like buying booze.