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Tom Williams/Roll Call/Getty Images CT Mirror has a piece today about Sen. Blumenthal’s leadership role on the Clay Hunt veteran suicide prevention bill; the U.S. Senate is expected to vote on this legislation today. I have, of course, very publicly locked horns with Sen. Blumenthal. There are not too many occasions when we find ourselves […]

The best lack all conviction, while the worst / Are full of passionate intensity. – Yeats (“The Second Coming”) I do not pretend to know what is really behind “pro-life” House Republicans’ sudden attack of scruples about the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, especially as sources call it identical or practically identical to a bill these same […]

FIC PAC 2014 Endorsements: Second Round [New names are being added to this list as those endorsements are made. Check back regularly. ~ NS] [In an Oct. 29th email, FIC Action Committee listed these as our “Hot Picks”: Len Suzio, Art Linares, Michael Molgano, Rob Sampson, Philip Tripp, Dennis Mahoney and Paul Formica. In targeted […]

Tom Foley for Governor

Family Institute of Connecticut Action Committee endorses Tom Foley for Governor. This is the first time since our founding that we have ever endorsed a candidate for the state’s highest office. Tom Foley came to FIC Action Committee on June 12th and sat with us for an hour and a half, discussing pro-family issues. We […]

Family Institute of Connecticut Action Committee is receiving numerous inquiries asking who are the pro-life/pro-family candidates in the Republican primaries happening tomorrow, Tuesday, August 12, 2014. Here is what we know. Only one of the candidates is 100% pro-family and he is the only one endorsed by FIC Action Committee in tomorrow’s primaries. In the […]

FIC Action Committee is not endorsing a candidate in the August 12, 2014 Republican primary for governor. But in the last few days both candidates made public statements on the single biggest issue facing Connecticut’s pro-life voters–the effort to legalize assisted suicide in our state–and we want to share those statements with our members. Greenwich […]

On Tuesday, August 12, 2014 Connecticut’s Republican voters will choose candidates in primary elections for state office. Only one of those candidates is 100% pro-family. FIC Action Committee is pleased to endorse Angel Cadena for State Comptroller. A veteran of both Iraq and Afghanistan, Angel is a former intern for pro-family Sen. Michael McLachlan, where […]

Yesterday I wrote about how Sen. Blumenthal balked when I approached him with a question after his Hobby Lobby press conference. Video of that encounter is now available here. I was also invited on Jim Vicevich’s program, where I learned more about “Honeygate” and together we set the record straight. Now I see that the […]

Jonathan Pelto, an “education activist,” has announced that “he will have the signatures necessary to earn a spot on the ballot” for governor as a petitioning third party candidate. This will be bad news to Betty Gallo, who bills herself as “a lobbyist who specializes in social justice issues.” Just a few days ago Betty […]

There, There Sandra Voters Prefer Man With Less Notoriety Like El Niño, I’m sure this can be blamed on the War on Women: Though she still advances to the final round, Sandra Fluke, the best known of all candidates for California’s 26th State Senate district, placed second to school board member Ben Allen. Allen’s website […]

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