Rep. Joseph Kennedy

DETAILS: Rep. Joseph Kennedy
(1980 - ) Massachusetts
  • United States House of Representatives
  • House Committee on Energy and Commerce
  • Subcommittee on Energy
  • Subcommittee on Health
  • Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
  • MA - 4 House
    (2013- present)
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FOR

Abortion

"Abortion is the ending of a pregnancy by removal or expulsion of an embryo or fetus before it can survive outside the uterus." https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abortion

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AGAINST Republicans

"Faithful to the 'self-evident' truths enshrined in the Declaration of Independence, we assert the sanctity of human life and affirm that the unborn child has a fundamental individual right to life which cannot be infringed. We support a human life amendment to the Constitution and endorse legislation to make clear that the Fourteenth Amendment's protections apply to unborn children. " See More»

FOR Democrats

"We are committed to protecting voting rights, freedom of religion, women’s right to make their own health care decisions, and equal federal rights for LGBT couples." See More»

FOR

Diversity

Diversity refers to differences in racial or ethnic classifications, age, gender, religion, philosophy, physical abilities, socioeconomic background, sexual orientation, or any other distinguishing factor. Most politicians are in favor of diversity. They differ on whether diversity should be legislated.

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AGAINST Republicans

Republicans are for diversity, but generally against forced and legislated diversity requirements. See More»

FOR Democrats

Democrats are generally in favor of legislative diversity requirements. See More»

FOR

Abortion

"Abortion is the ending of a pregnancy by removal or expulsion of an embryo or fetus before it can survive outside the uterus." https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abortion

DETAILS:

AGAINST Republicans

"Faithful to the 'self-evident' truths enshrined in the Declaration of Independence, we assert the sanctity of human life and affirm that the unborn child has a fundamental individual right to life which cannot be infringed. We support a human life amendment to the Constitution and endorse legislation to make clear that the Fourteenth Amendment's protections apply to unborn children. " See More»

FOR Democrats

"We are committed to protecting voting rights, freedom of religion, women’s right to make their own health care decisions, and equal federal rights for LGBT couples." See More»

NEUTRAL

Military

  • VOTE: On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended: Yes
  • 07/23/2019-11:29pm
  • H.R.3304 To exempt for an additional 4-year period, from the application of the means-test presumption of abuse under chapter 7, qualifying members of reserve components of the Armed Forces and members of the National Guard who, after September 11, 2001, are called to active duty or to perform a homeland defense activity for not less than 90 days.
  • Became Public Law No: 116-53., 2 months ago
  • VOTE: On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass: Yes
  • 10/16/2019-6:44pm
  • H.J.RES.77 Opposing the decision to end certain United States efforts to prevent Turkish military operations against Syrian Kurdish forces in Northeast Syria.
  • Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 246., 3 weeks ago
NEUTRAL

Cannabis

  • VOTE: On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended: Yes
  • 09/25/2019-9:42pm
  • H.R.1595 To create protections for depository institutions that provide financial services to cannabis-related legitimate businesses and service providers for such businesses, and for other purposes.
  • Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs., 1 month ago
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Diversity

Diversity refers to differences in racial or ethnic classifications, age, gender, religion, philosophy, physical abilities, socioeconomic background, sexual orientation, or any other distinguishing factor. Most politicians are in favor of diversity. They differ on whether diversity should be legislated.

DETAILS:

AGAINST Republicans

Republicans are for diversity, but generally against forced and legislated diversity requirements. See More»

FOR Democrats

Democrats are generally in favor of legislative diversity requirements. See More»

DONORS/LOBBYISTS:
    • Company
    • Amount
    • AICPA Association of International Certified Professional Accountants
    • $2.5k
    • American Psychiatric Association
    • $2.5k
    • Capitol City Group, Ltd.
    • $0
    • Philips Holding USA, Inc.
    • $0
Based on the July 2019 report, next report due August 20th.
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