WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Family Research Council (FRC) Action recently released its annual scorecard for the Second Session of the 115th Congress. U.S. Rep. Gibbs (R-OH-07) is among a new record of 276 Members of Congress who scored a perfect 100 percent for votes cast last year and received a "True Blue" award. On Thursday, he was presented with FRC Action's "True Blue" award for displaying unwavering commitment and consistent support of faith, family, and freedom.
Votes in the U.S. House and Senate included:
- Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act
- Defunding the D.C. Healthcare Individual Mandate
- Family Savings Act
- Retirement, Savings, and Other Tax Relief Act of 2018
- Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act
- No Taxpayer Funding for Planned Parenthood
- Confirmation of Sam Brownback as Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom
- Confirmation of Russell Vought for Deputy Manager of the Office of Management and Budget
- Confirmation of Kyle Duncan to the U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals
- Confirmation of Mike Pompeo for Secretary of State
- Confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court
Family Research Council Action President Tony Perkins made the following comment:
"We thank Rep. Gibbs for voting to defend and advance faith, family, and freedom. As a 'True Blue Member' he voted 100% on FRC Action's Scorecard including protect babies who are born alive after a failed abortion, help hard-working families set aside funds for an unborn child’s future education, and defund the individual mandate in D.C.
"Rep. Gibbs deserves praise for his unwavering commitment to stand for life, family, marriage, and religious liberty. Ohioans should be encouraged to know that they have a Member of Congress such as Rep. Gibbs who has come alongside other members and our president to begin the work of rebuilding our nation, and protecting the very values that made America great," concluded Perkins.
Rep. Bob Gibbs added:
“It is an honor to be recognized by the Family Research Council with this award. Now more than ever, we need leaders who recognize the inherent value of every human life, the important role the family plays in a healthy and vibrant society, and the right to freely practice one’s religion. These values are a part of the fabric of America, part of what makes us the greatest nation in history and we cannot afford to lose them. I thank the Family Research Council for their work in preserving them.”
Click here to download a copy of the Vote Scorecard.