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NRLC shines a spotlight on Upton's record; Down With Upton
jennerationx ^ | 11/22/10 | Jen Kuznicki

Posted on 11/23/2010 2:12:58 AM PST by jenk

Uh oh.

Fred Upton, a Republican from Michigan, is insisting he is worthy to chair the House Energy and Commerce Committee, and has written an Op Ed in the Washington Examiner titled, “Rep. Fred Upton: A new majority for America.” In it, he describes what he will do if in fact he is chosen as chair, and reiterates his manly chainsaw approach to the budget, and unfortunately, uses the words, “shine the spotlight” on the Obama-Pelosi regulatory policies.

Hang on, check the spotlight bulb first, is it the government-mandated type?

But the kicker was when he said,

“I also look forward to working with my fellow pro-life colleagues to protect the sanctity of life, beginning with the passage of Rep. Joseph Pitts’ Protect Life Act and Rep. Christopher Smith’s No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act.”
Hang on, gotta check another link. Wait, Mr. Johnson of the National Right to Life Committee points out that Upton’s Pro-Life record is abysmal, voting against Pence’s legislation to cut off funding of Planned Parenthood twice.
“Johnson goes on to highlight Upton's votes for cloning, embryonic stem-cell research, and the abortion drug RU-486. Johnson also points out Upton's record on the unborn victims' of violence act:

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TOPICS: Government; Health/Medicine; Politics; Science
KEYWORDS: abortion; congress; conservatism; energy; freedomworks; joebarton; marklevin; michigan; rushlimbaugh; teaparty; upton
Freedom Works has posted a website titled, “Down With Upton!” that points out his non-conservative leanings and sends visitors to call members of the GOP Steering Committee and to sign a petition against Upton.
1 posted on 11/23/2010 2:13:05 AM PST by jenk
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