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Governor, Mayors and Pundits:


Mike Bloomberg on Families & Children
Mayor of New York City (Independent): Click here for Mike Bloomberg on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Andrew Cuomo on Families & Children
Democratic Governor: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Andrew Cuomo on other issues.
  • Prohibit Internet access to child pornography. (Jan 2013)
  • Strengthen penalties for repeat domestic violence offenders. (Nov 2010)
Bill de Blasio on Families & Children
Democrat: Click here for Bill de Blasio on other issues.
    No stance on record.

Senate:


Colia Clark on Families & Children
Green Senate challenger: Click here for Colia Clark on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Kirsten Gillibrand on Families & Children
Democratic Jr Senator (NY): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Kirsten Gillibrand on other issues.
  • Sex Ed including both abstinence and contraception. (Mar 2009)
  • More funding & services for victims of domestic violence. (Jan 2013)
  • Teach teens about both abstinence & contraception. (Mar 2009)
Wendy Long on Families & Children
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Wendy Long on other issues.
  • Work closest to my heart has been taking care of my family. (Jun 2012)
Scott Noren on Families & Children
Independent Challenger: Click here for Scott Noren on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Charles Schumer on Families & Children
Democratic Sr Senator (NY): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Charles Schumer on other issues.
  • Voted YES on killing restrictions on violent videos to minors. (May 1999)
  • Rated 0% by the Christian Coalition: an anti-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Sex Ed including both abstinence and contraception. (Mar 2009)
  • More funding & services for victims of domestic violence. (Jan 2013)
  • Teach teens about both abstinence & contraception. (Mar 2009)

House:


Timothy Bishop on Families & Children
Democratic Representative (NY-1): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Timothy Bishop on other issues.
  • Voted YES on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on establishing nationwide AMBER alert system for missing kids. (Apr 2003)
  • Rated 16% by the Christian Coalition: an anti-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • More funding & services for victims of domestic violence. (Jan 2013)
Ann Marie Buerkle on Families & Children
Republican (District 25): Click here for Ann Marie Buerkle on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Yvette Clarke on Families & Children
Democrat: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Yvette Clarke on other issues.
  • Voted YES on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
  • Sex Ed including both abstinence and contraception. (Mar 2009)
  • Encourage adoption of children in foster care. (Nov 2012)
  • More funding & services for victims of domestic violence. (Jan 2013)
  • Teach teens about both abstinence & contraception. (Mar 2009)
Chris Collins on Families & Children
Republican (District 27): Click here for Chris Collins on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Joseph Crowley on Families & Children
Democratic Representative (NY-7): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Joseph Crowley on other issues.
  • Voted YES on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on establishing nationwide AMBER alert system for missing kids. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted NO on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
  • Give parents tools to balance work and family. (Aug 2000)
  • Rated 23% by the Christian Coalition: an anti-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Sex Ed including both abstinence and contraception. (Mar 2009)
  • More funding & services for victims of domestic violence. (Feb 2013)
  • Teach teens about both abstinence & contraception. (Mar 2009)
Eliot Engel on Families & Children
Democrat/Liberal Representative (NY-17): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Eliot Engel on other issues.
  • Voted YES on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on establishing nationwide AMBER alert system for missing kids. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted YES on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
  • Give parents tools to balance work and family. (Aug 2000)
  • Member of the Missing & Exploited Children's Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 15% by the Christian Coalition: an anti-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • More funding & services for victims of domestic violence. (Jan 2013)
  • TV shows should have explicit viewer advisories. (Jun 1993)
Chris Gibson on Families & Children
Republican (District 19): Click here for Chris Gibson on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Michael Grimm on Families & Children
Republican (District 11): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Michael Grimm on other issues.
  • Encourage adoption of children in foster care. (Nov 2012)
Richard Hanna on Families & Children
Republican (District 22): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Richard Hanna on other issues.
  • Encourage adoption of children in foster care. (Nov 2012)
Nan Hayworth on Families & Children
Republican (District 19): Click here for Nan Hayworth on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Brian Higgins on Families & Children
Democratic Representative (NY-27): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Brian Higgins on other issues.
  • Voted YES on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
  • Give parents tools to balance work and family. (Aug 2000)
  • Sex Ed including both abstinence and contraception. (Mar 2009)
  • More funding & services for victims of domestic violence. (Jan 2013)
Kathy Hochul on Families & Children
Democrat (District 26): Click here for Kathy Hochul on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Steve Israel on Families & Children
Democratic Representative (NY-2): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Steve Israel on other issues.
  • Voted YES on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on establishing nationwide AMBER alert system for missing kids. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted YES on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
  • Give parents tools to balance work and family. (Aug 2000)
  • Rated 23% by the Christian Coalition: an anti-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • More funding & services for victims of domestic violence. (Feb 2013)
Hakeem Jeffries on Families & Children
Democrat (District 8): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Hakeem Jeffries on other issues.
  • More funding & services for victims of domestic violence. (Jan 2013)
Peter King on Families & Children
Rep./Ind./Cons./Right-To-Life Representative (NY-3): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Peter King on other issues.
  • Elder Justice Act: fight elder abuse. (Sep 2013)
  • Voted NO on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on establishing nationwide AMBER alert system for missing kids. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted YES on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
  • Member of the Missing & Exploited Children's Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 76% by the Christian Coalition: a pro-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Permanent crime database for volunteers with kids. (Jul 2008)
  • Encourage adoption of children in foster care. (Nov 2012)
  • Use tax code to reinforce families. (Sep 1994)
Nita Lowey on Families & Children
Democratic Representative (NY-18): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Nita Lowey on other issues.
  • Voted YES on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on establishing nationwide AMBER alert system for missing kids. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted NO on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
  • Member of the Missing & Exploited Children's Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 23% by the Christian Coalition: an anti-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Sex Ed including both abstinence and contraception. (Mar 2009)
  • More funding & services for victims of domestic violence. (Jan 2013)
  • Teach teens about both abstinence & contraception. (Mar 2009)
  • TV shows should have explicit viewer advisories. (Jun 1993)
  • Supported funding child care, child health, & child housing. (Jul 1999)
Dan Maffei on Families & Children
Democrat (District 24): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Dan Maffei on other issues.
  • Voted YES on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
  • More funding & services for victims of domestic violence. (Jan 2013)
Carolyn Maloney on Families & Children
Democrat/Liberal Representative (NY-14): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Carolyn Maloney on other issues.
  • Voted YES on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on establishing nationwide AMBER alert system for missing kids. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted NO on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
  • Member of the Missing & Exploited Children's Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 7% by the Christian Coalition: an anti-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Ban high lead levels in children's toys. (Nov 2005)
  • Call for a White House Conference on Children and Youth. (Mar 2008)
  • Sex Ed including both abstinence and contraception. (Mar 2009)
  • More funding & services for victims of domestic violence. (Jan 2013)
  • Teach teens about both abstinence & contraception. (Mar 2009)
  • Fund 2,500 Boys and Girls Clubs in underserved areas. (Dec 1997)
  • Supported funding child care, child health, & child housing. (Jul 1999)
Sean Maloney on Families & Children
Democrat (District 18): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Sean Maloney on other issues.
  • More funding & services for victims of domestic violence. (Feb 2013)
Carolyn McCarthy on Families & Children
Dem./Ind./Working-Families (NY-4): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Carolyn McCarthy on other issues.
  • Voted YES on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on establishing nationwide AMBER alert system for missing kids. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted YES on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
  • Give parents tools to balance work and family. (Aug 2000)
  • Rated 16% by the Christian Coalition: an anti-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Permanent crime database for volunteers with kids. (Jul 2008)
  • More funding & services for victims of domestic violence. (Jan 2013)
  • Supported funding child care, child health, & child housing. (Jul 1999)
Gregory Meeks on Families & Children
Dem./Working-Families (NY-6): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Gregory Meeks on other issues.
  • Voted YES on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on establishing nationwide AMBER alert system for missing kids. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted NO on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
  • Give parents tools to balance work and family. (Aug 2000)
  • Rated 7% by the Christian Coalition: an anti-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Sex Ed including both abstinence and contraception. (Mar 2009)
  • More funding & services for victims of domestic violence. (Jan 2013)
  • Increase number of children eligible for free school meals. (Oct 2009)
  • Teach teens about both abstinence & contraception. (Mar 2009)
Grace Meng on Families & Children
Democrat (District 6): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Grace Meng on other issues.
  • More funding & services for victims of domestic violence. (Jan 2013)
Jerrold Nadler on Families & Children
Dem./Lib./Working-Families (NY-8): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Jerrold Nadler on other issues.
  • Voted YES on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted NO on establishing nationwide AMBER alert system for missing kids. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted NO on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 15% by the Christian Coalition: an anti-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Sex Ed including both abstinence and contraception. (Mar 2009)
  • More funding & services for victims of domestic violence. (Jan 2013)
  • Teach teens about both abstinence & contraception. (Mar 2009)
Bill Owens on Families & Children
Democratic Representative (NY-23): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bill Owens on other issues.
  • More funding & services for victims of domestic violence. (Jan 2013)
Charles Rangel on Families & Children
Dem./Lib./Working-Families: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Charles Rangel on other issues.
  • Voted YES on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
  • Ban high lead levels in children's toys. (Nov 2005)
  • Encourage adoption of children in foster care. (Nov 2012)
  • More funding & services for victims of domestic violence. (Jan 2013)
Tom Reed on Families & Children
Republican (District 23): Click here for Tom Reed on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jose Serrano on Families & Children
Democrat/Liberal Representative (NY-16): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Jose Serrano on other issues.
  • Voted YES on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on establishing nationwide AMBER alert system for missing kids. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted NO on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 18% by the Christian Coalition: an anti-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Call for a White House Conference on Children and Youth. (Mar 2008)
  • Sex Ed including both abstinence and contraception. (Mar 2009)
  • More funding & services for victims of domestic violence. (Jan 2013)
  • Increase number of children eligible for free school meals. (Oct 2009)
  • Teach teens about both abstinence & contraception. (Mar 2009)
  • TV shows should have explicit viewer advisories. (Jun 1993)
Louise Slaughter on Families & Children
Democratic Representative (NY-28): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Louise Slaughter on other issues.
  • Voted YES on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on establishing nationwide AMBER alert system for missing kids. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted NO on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
  • Member of the Missing & Exploited Children's Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 16% by the Christian Coalition: an anti-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Ban high lead levels in children's toys. (Nov 2005)
  • Sex Ed including both abstinence and contraception. (Mar 2009)
  • More funding & services for victims of domestic violence. (Jan 2013)
  • Teach teens about both abstinence & contraception. (Mar 2009)
  • Supported funding child care, child health, & child housing. (Jul 1999)
Paul Tonko on Families & Children
Democrat (District 20): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Paul Tonko on other issues.
  • Voted YES on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
  • Sex Ed including both abstinence and contraception. (Mar 2009)
  • More funding & services for victims of domestic violence. (Feb 2013)
  • Teach teens about both abstinence & contraception. (Mar 2009)
Ed Towns on Families & Children
Democrat/Liberal Representative (NY-10): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Ed Towns on other issues.
  • Voted YES on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted NO on establishing nationwide AMBER alert system for missing kids. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted YES on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 8% by the Christian Coalition: an anti-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Permanent crime database for volunteers with kids. (Jul 2008)
Nydia Velazquez on Families & Children
Democrat/Working-Families Representative (NY-12): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Nydia Velazquez on other issues.
  • Voted YES on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on establishing nationwide AMBER alert system for missing kids. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted NO on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
  • Member of the Missing & Exploited Children's Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 8% by the Christian Coalition: an anti-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • More funding & services for victims of domestic violence. (Jan 2013)
  • Supported funding child care, child health, & child housing. (Jul 1999)

Former candidates & officeholders:


George Pataki on Families & Children
Republican NY Governor: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for George Pataki on other issues.
  • Encourage fathers' participation in child-raising. (Sep 2001)
  • Federal funds & state involvement in fatherhood initiatives. (Aug 2001)
David Paterson on Families & Children
Democratic Governor (NY): Click here for the full quote OR click here for David Paterson on other issues.
George Maragos on Families & Children
2012 Republican Primary Challenger: Click here for George Maragos on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bob Turner on Families & Children
2012 Republican Senate Primary Challenger: Click here for Bob Turner on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Gary Ackerman on Families & Children
Dem./Ind./Lib./Working-Fam. (NY-5): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Gary Ackerman on other issues.
  • Voted YES on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on establishing nationwide AMBER alert system for missing kids. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted NO on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 9% by the Christian Coalition: an anti-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Sex Ed including both abstinence and contraception. (Mar 2009)
  • Teach teens about both abstinence & contraception. (Mar 2009)
Maurice Hinchey on Families & Children
Dem./Ind./Lib./Working-Fam. Representative (NY-22): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Maurice Hinchey on other issues.
  • Voted YES on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on establishing nationwide AMBER alert system for missing kids. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted NO on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 7% by the Christian Coalition: an anti-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Ban high lead levels in children's toys. (Nov 2005)
  • Sex Ed including both abstinence and contraception. (Mar 2009)
  • Increase number of children eligible for free school meals. (Oct 2009)
  • Teach teens about both abstinence & contraception. (Mar 2009)
Chris Lee on Families & Children
Republican (Resigned 2011) (District 26): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Chris Lee on other issues.
  • Voted NO on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
Bob Turner on Families & Children
Former Republican (District 9): Click here for Bob Turner on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Rudy Giuliani on Families & Children
Former Mayor of NYC: Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Rudy Giuliani on other issues.
  • Conservative record:I drove pornography out of Times Square. (Oct 2007)
  • Annulled 14-year 1st marriage because wife was 2nd cousin. (Jan 2007)
  • Restrict sex shops to small buffer zone. (Oct 2002)
  • Give Elian citizenship; decide fate in family court. (Apr 2000)
  • Good jobs build good families-we’ve created 360,000 jobs. (Feb 2000)
  • Child Protection should move toward permanent foster homes. (Jan 2000)
Carl McCall on Families & Children
2002 Democratic Challenger NY Governor: Click here for Carl McCall on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Eliot Spitzer on Families & Children
Former Democratc Governor (2007-2008): Click here for Eliot Spitzer on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Anthony Weiner on Families & Children
Former Democrat(Resigned 2011) (District 9): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Anthony Weiner on other issues.
  • Voted YES on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on establishing nationwide AMBER alert system for missing kids. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted NO on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 8% by the Christian Coalition: an anti-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
Michael Benjamin on Families & Children
Former Republican Challenger (2004): Click here for Michael Benjamin on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Ed Cox on Families & Children
Former Republican Challenger (withdrew Jan. 2006): Click here for Ed Cox on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Al D'Amato on Families & Children
Former Republican Jr Senator: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Al D'Amato on other issues.
  • Fund 2,500 Boys and Girls Clubs in underserved areas. (Dec 1997)
Harold Ford on Families & Children
2010 Democratic Primary Challenger; previously US Rep (TN): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Harold Ford on other issues.
  • Voted YES on establishing nationwide AMBER alert system for missing kids. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted YES on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
  • Give parents tools to balance work and family. (Aug 2000)
  • Rated 33% by the Christian Coalition: an anti-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
Daniel Frisa on Families & Children
Republican Former (1994-) (District 4): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Daniel Frisa on other issues.
  • Use tax code to reinforce families. (Sep 1994)
Rudy Giuliani on Families & Children
2000 Former Republican Candidate: Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Rudy Giuliani on other issues.
  • Conservative record:I drove pornography out of Times Square. (Oct 2007)
  • Annulled 14-year 1st marriage because wife was 2nd cousin. (Jan 2007)
  • Restrict sex shops to small buffer zone. (Oct 2002)
  • Give Elian citizenship; decide fate in family court. (Apr 2000)
  • Good jobs build good families-we’ve created 360,000 jobs. (Feb 2000)
  • Child Protection should move toward permanent foster homes. (Jan 2000)
Abe Hirschfeld on Families & Children
2004 former Builders Party Senate challenger: Click here for Abe Hirschfeld on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Sue Kelly on Families & Children
Republican (until 2007) (District 19): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Sue Kelly on other issues.
  • Co-chairs Women’s Caucus “Violence Against Women” Team. (Jul 2001)
  • Voted YES on establishing nationwide AMBER alert system for missing kids. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted YES on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
  • Member of the Missing & Exploited Children's Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 69% by the Christian Coalition: a pro-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Use tax code to reinforce families. (Sep 1994)
  • Supported funding child care, child health, & child housing. (Jul 1999)
John LaFalce on Families & Children
Democrat/Ind./Lib. (Until 2004 (District 29): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for John LaFalce on other issues.
  • Voted NO on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
  • Member of the Missing & Exploited Children's Caucus. (Jan 2001)
David McReynolds on Families & Children
2004 Green Senate challenger (NY); 2000 Socialist for Pres.: Click here for the full quote OR click here for David McReynolds on other issues.
  • No moral and ethical decline since 1960s. (May 2000)
Howard Mills on Families & Children
2004 former Republican Senate challenger (NY): Click here for Howard Mills on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Susan Molinari on Families & Children
Republican Former (1994-) (District 13): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Susan Molinari on other issues.
  • Use tax code to reinforce families. (Sep 1994)
Pat Moynihan on Families & Children
Democratic Senator (Former): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Pat Moynihan on other issues.
  • 1960s: impact on blacks from rise in out-of-wedlock birth. (Nov 2010)
  • Voted YES on killing restrictions on violent videos to minors. (May 1999)
Major Owens on Families & Children
Democrat (until 2007) (District 11): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Major Owens on other issues.
  • Voted YES on establishing nationwide AMBER alert system for missing kids. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted NO on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
  • Member of the Missing & Exploited Children's Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 18% by the Christian Coalition: an anti-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Ban high lead levels in children's toys. (Nov 2005)
Bill Paxon on Families & Children
Republican Former (1994-) (District 27): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bill Paxon on other issues.
  • Use tax code to reinforce families. (Sep 1994)
Gerald Solomon on Families & Children
Republican Former (1994-) (District 22): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Gerald Solomon on other issues.
  • Use tax code to reinforce families. (Sep 1994)
Michael Arcuri on Families & Children
Democrat: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Michael Arcuri on other issues.
  • Voted YES on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
Gary Bernsten on Families & Children
2010 Republican Primary Challenger: Click here for Gary Bernsten on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Sherry Boehlert on Families & Children
Republican/Independence (District 23): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Sherry Boehlert on other issues.
  • Voted YES on establishing nationwide AMBER alert system for missing kids. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted YES on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
  • Member of the Missing & Exploited Children's Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 53% by the Christian Coalition: mixed voting record on Family Values. (Dec 2003)
  • Use tax code to reinforce families. (Sep 1994)
Hillary Clinton on Families & Children
Secretary of State; previously Democratic Senator (NY): Click here for 59 full quotes OR click here for Hillary Clinton on other issues.
  • Grew AR Children's Hospital to one of nation's 10 largest. (Sep 2007)
  • Struggling families are invisible to Bush administration. (Aug 2007)
  • 1980s: her church founded largest daycare in Arkansas. (Jul 2007)
  • Family planning & child spacing is international human right. (Jul 2007)
  • Mother’s difficult childhood sparked concern for kids. (Dec 2006)
  • OpEd: "It Takes A Village" really means big government. (Apr 2006)
  • Teen abstinence is the right thing to do. (Oct 2005)
  • "It Takes a Village" implies family as part of society. (Nov 2003)
  • Even welfare children are better off with their parents. (Nov 2003)
  • Caution in treating preschoolers with psychiatric drugs. (Mar 2000)
  • Parents’ dedication improves kids’ lives. (Jan 2000)
  • Boycott violent media and products. (Aug 1999)
  • Send message: It is the job of children to learn. (Jul 1999)
  • Help “sandwiched” parents care for elderly plus kids. (Jan 1999)
  • More funds for after-school programs. (Nov 1998)
  • Keep kids busy from 2PM to 8 PM to avoid trouble. (Nov 1998)
  • Spend more time with kids to prevent violence. (Apr 1998)
  • Teens not ready for sex; provide havens for alternatives. (Sep 1996)
  • Change what kids see in the media. (Jun 1995)
  • Men should be full participants in child-raising. (May 1994)
  • Improving women's lives improves children's lives. (Sep 1993)
  • 1973: Legal parallels between marriage and slavery. (Aug 1993)
  • No tea and cookies for her, but no insult intended. (Jul 1992)

    Child Law

  • Support new parents to promote healthy child development. (Sep 2007)
  • For teens, not about birth control, but about self-control. (Jul 2007)
  • 1970s: “I want to be a voice for America’s children”. (Jun 2007)
  • Supported foster care adoptions as First Lady & as Senator. (Dec 2006)
  • I've spent 30 years worrying about impact of media on kids. (Oct 2005)
  • Critics misinterpret 70s article on "Children Under the Law". (Feb 2004)
  • 1974 article: put abused children into state care. (Nov 2003)
  • Leave politics out of Elian decision. (Apr 2000)
  • Governments can’t love child; but it can help families. (Apr 2000)
  • Decide Elian’s fate via ongoing INS legal process. (Apr 2000)
  • Treat kids as “child citizens” not “minors” under the law. (Dec 1999)
  • No dividing line between government vs. parents & children. (Dec 1999)
  • Early-warning hotlines for homicidal & suicidal students. (Jul 1999)
  • Expand Family and Medical Leave Act. (Aug 1998)
  • Raised issues of maternity leave at 1980s Rose Law. (Nov 1997)
  • Family Leave Act is a good start; paid leave better. (Sep 1996)
  • Against social service agency interference in families. (Aug 1993)
  • 1970s: Learned child law theory at CDF and at Yale. (Aug 1993)
  • 1973: Researched "Beyond the Best Interest of the Child". (Aug 1993)
  • 1973: Create legal scale of graduated maturity for children. (Aug 1993)
  • 1979: Child's future shouldn't be unilaterally by parents. (Aug 1993)

    It Takes a Village

  • A family is a child’s first school. (Oct 2007)
  • Hillary’s “village” criticized as Big Government. (May 2007)
  • Chelsea benefited from “village” & from two parents. (Dec 2006)
  • It takes a village to raise a child, in interdependent world. (Dec 2006)
  • It Takes a Village and a president who believes. (Sep 2005)
  • Leave no child behind; it still takes a village. (Aug 2000)
  • Community support is key to valuing families. (Dec 1999)
  • Society is responsible for alienation that causes violence. (Jun 1999)
  • “It Takes a Village” is about relationships, not geography. (Oct 1996)
  • Children are not rugged individualists. (Sep 1996)
  • Give parents tools to balance work and family. (Aug 2000)
  • Rated 0% by the Christian Coalition: an anti-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Ban high lead levels in children's toys. (Nov 2005)
  • Sponsored bill against renting violent video games to kids. (Dec 2005)
  • Call for a White House Conference on Children and Youth. (Mar 2008)
Joe DioGuardi on Families & Children
2010 Republican Challenger: Click here for Joe DioGuardi on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Michael Forbes on Families & Children
Republican (retired) (District 1): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Michael Forbes on other issues.
  • Use tax code to reinforce families. (Sep 1994)
Vito Fossella on Families & Children
Rep./Cons./Right-To-Life Representative (NY-13): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Vito Fossella on other issues.
  • Voted YES on establishing nationwide AMBER alert system for missing kids. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted YES on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 81% by the Christian Coalition: a pro-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
Benjamin Gilman on Families & Children
Republican (District 20): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Benjamin Gilman on other issues.
  • Member of the Missing & Exploited Children's Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Use tax code to reinforce families. (Sep 1994)
Felix Grucci on Families & Children
Republican (District 1): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Felix Grucci on other issues.
  • Voted YES on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
  • Member of the Missing & Exploited Children's Caucus. (Jan 2001)
John Hall on Families & Children
Democrat: Click here for the full quote OR click here for John Hall on other issues.
  • Voted YES on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
Howie Hawkins on Families & Children
Green Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Howie Hawkins on other issues.
  • Raise minimum wage to family-supporting wage. (Jul 2006)
Amo Houghton on Families & Children
Republican/Conservative (District 31): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Amo Houghton on other issues.
  • Voted YES on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 54% by the Christian Coalition: mixed voting record on Family Values. (Dec 2003)
  • Use tax code to reinforce families. (Sep 1994)
Caroline Kennedy on Families & Children
Former Democratic candidate (2008): Click here for Caroline Kennedy on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Randy Kuhl on Families & Children
Republican Representative (NY-29): Click here for Randy Kuhl on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Rick Lazio on Families & Children
Republican/Cons. (District 2): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Rick Lazio on other issues.
  • Require companies to allow unpaid family leave. (Jun 2000)
  • Forgive college debt to encourage more day-care workers. (May 2000)
  • Encourage-not require-notifying parents for contraceptives. (Oct 1999)
  • Blame Hollywood; maybe post Ten Commandments. (Jun 1999)
  • Religious memorials OK; Ten Commandments sometimes OK. (Jun 1999)
  • Use tax code to reinforce families. (Sep 1994)
Eric Massa on Families & Children
Democrat (until 2010) (District 29): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Eric Massa on other issues.
  • Voted YES on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
  • Sex Ed including both abstinence and contraception. (Mar 2009)
KT McFarland on Families & Children
Republican Challenger: Click here for KT McFarland on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mike McMahon on Families & Children
Democrat (until 2010) (District 13): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Mike McMahon on other issues.
  • Voted YES on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
Michael McNulty on Families & Children
Democratic/Ind./Cons. Representative (NY-21): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Michael McNulty on other issues.
  • Voted YES on establishing nationwide AMBER alert system for missing kids. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted NO on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 46% by the Christian Coalition: mixed voting record on Family Values. (Dec 2003)
  • Ban high lead levels in children's toys. (Nov 2005)
Scott Murphy on Families & Children
Democrat (until 2010) (District 20): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Scott Murphy on other issues.
  • Voted YES on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
Marilyn O`Grady on Families & Children
2004 former Conservative Party challenger: Click here for Marilyn O`Grady on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jeanine Pirro on Families & Children
Republican challenger; District Attorney: Click here for Jeanine Pirro on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jack Quinn on Families & Children
Republican/Ind./Cons. (District 30): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Jack Quinn on other issues.
  • Voted YES on establishing nationwide AMBER alert system for missing kids. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted YES on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 84% by the Christian Coalition: a pro-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Use tax code to reinforce families. (Sep 1994)
Thomas Reynolds on Families & Children
Republican/Conservative Representative (NY-26): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Thomas Reynolds on other issues.
  • Voted YES on establishing nationwide AMBER alert system for missing kids. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted YES on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 92% by the Christian Coalition: a pro-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
John Spencer on Families & Children
Republican Challenger, previously Mayor of Yonkers: Click here for John Spencer on other issues.
    No stance on record.
John Sweeney on Families & Children
Republican/Conservative (District 22): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for John Sweeney on other issues.
  • Voted YES on establishing nationwide AMBER alert system for missing kids. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted YES on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 69% by the Christian Coalition: a pro-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
Jay Townsend on Families & Children
Republican Challenger (2010): Click here for Jay Townsend on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jim Walsh on Families & Children
Rep./Ind./Conservative Representative (NY-25): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Jim Walsh on other issues.
  • Voted YES on establishing nationwide AMBER alert system for missing kids. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted YES on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 92% by the Christian Coalition: a pro-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Increase penalties for child sexual slavery. (Mar 2008)
  • Use tax code to reinforce families. (Sep 1994)
Kirsten Gillibrand on Families & Children
Democratic Jr Senator (NY): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Kirsten Gillibrand on other issues.
  • Sex Ed including both abstinence and contraception. (Mar 2009)
  • More funding & services for victims of domestic violence. (Jan 2013)
  • Teach teens about both abstinence & contraception. (Mar 2009)
John McHugh on Families & Children
Republican/Conservative Representative (NY-23): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for John McHugh on other issues.
  • Voted YES on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on establishing nationwide AMBER alert system for missing kids. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted YES on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 91% by the Christian Coalition: a pro-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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