[Congressional Record Index (2012)]
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MORALITY AND ETHICS

  Articles and editorials
      Kind of Woman Who Needs a Late-Term Abortion, H5447 [31JY]
      More Businesses May Pull Plug on Welfare Cash Cards, H318 [1FE]
      When States Abuse Women, S1498 [8MR]
      Why I Am Leaving Goldman Sachs, S1670 [14MR]
  Bills and resolutions
      Abortion: ensure that women seeking an abortion receive an 
        ultrasound and the opportunity to review the ultrasound before 
        giving informed consent to receive an abortion (see H.R. 
        3805), H114 [23JA]
      ------protect pain-capable unborn children in the District of 
        Columbia (see S. 2103), S567 [13FE] (see H.R. 3803), H114 
        [23JA]
      Animals: condemn practice of gassing stray cats and dogs (see H. 
        Res. 761), H5707 [2AU]
      ------disapprove use of gas chambers to euthanize shelter 
        animals and support State laws requiring the use of drugs for 
        euthanasia by animal shelters (see H. Res. 736), H5078 [19JY]
      Armed Forces: ensure repeal of ``Don't Ask, Don't Tell'' does 
        not infringe upon the free exercise of religion and rights of 
        conscience of members, including chaplains (see S. 3526), 
        S6107 [11SE] (see H.R. 3828), H181 [25JA]
      Chin, Vincent J.: recognize anniversary of death as a time to 
        reflect on the dangers of xenophobia and scapegoating (see H. 
        Res. 698), H3975 [21JN]
      CPSC: require certain warning labels to be placed on video games 
        that are given certain ratings due to violent content (see 
        H.R. 4204), H1390 [19MR]
      Dept. of Defense: certify that American Forces Radio and 
        Television Service programming communicates departmental 
        policies, priorities, goals, and initiatives and supports 
        basic values of the Armed Forces (see H.R. 4189), H1304 [8MR]
      Dept. of HHS: ensure religious conscience protections relative 
        to insurance coverage of certain women's preventive health 
        services (see S. 2043), S163 [30JA] (see S. 2092), S494 [9FE] 
        (see H.R. 3897), H475 [3FE] (see H.R. 3982), H640 [8FE]
      ------exempt employers from taxes, penalties, or suits for 
        failure to offer insurance coverage for certain women's 
        preventive services on the basis of religious belief or moral 
        conviction (see H.R. 6097), H4774 [10JY]
      Government regulations: eliminate requirements for duplicative 
        clinical testing of new drugs, vaccines, biological products, 
        or medical devices if inconsistent with relevant ethical norms 
        (see S. 3506), S5977 [2AU]
      Health: prevent the sale of bone marrow and umbilical cord blood 
        (see H.R. 6702), H7424 [20DE]
      National Character Counts Week: designate (see S. Res. 569), 
        S6455 [19SE]
      Schools: prohibit Federal education funding for elementary or 
        secondary schools that provide access to emergency postcoital 
        contraception (see H.R. 4046), H801 [15FE]
      Science: prohibit the cloning of humans (see H.R. 6623), H6578 
        [30NO]
  Letters
      Dept. of HHS ruling on religious conscience protections relative 
        to insurance coverage of certain women's preventive health 
        services: Kathleen Sebelius, Sec. of HHS, S1168 [1MR]
      ------Senator Collins, S1168 [1MR]
      Rights of conscience protection relative to Patient Protection 
        and Affordable Care Act requirements for coverage of specific 
        items and services: Allison Herwitt, Human Rights Campaign 
        (organization), S1133 [29FE]
      ------Christopher W. Hansen, American Cancer Society Cancer 
        Action Network, Inc., S1133 [29FE]
      ------Helen M. Alvare and Kim Daniel, S1117 [29FE]
      ------Jeffrey Levi, Trust for America's Health (organization), 
        S1133 [29FE]
      ------Mary Kay Henry, Service Employees International Union, 
        S1133 [29FE]
      ------Patrick J. Kennedy, S1124 [29FE]
      ------several organizations, S1133, S1134 [29FE]
      ------several pediatric and adolescent health organizations, 
        S1134 [29FE]
      Suitability of Andrew D. Hurwitz to be circuit judge relative to 
        involvement in decisions on abortion as a law clerk and 
        decisions and position on the death penalty: several 
        organizations, S3885 [11JN]
      ------Andrea Lafferty, Traditional Values Coalition, S3884 
        [11JN]
      ------Charmaine Yoest, Americans United for Life (organization), 
        S3884 [11JN]
      ------Douglas Johnson, National Right to Life Committee, Inc., 
        S3883 [11JN]
      ------Jay A. Sekulow, American Center for Law & Justice, S3884 
        [11JN]
      ------Penny Young Nance, Concerned Women for America 
        (organization), S3883 [11JN]
      ------Thomas McClusky, Family Research Council, S3884 [11JN]
      Welfare Integrity Now (WIN) for Children and Families Act: Tom 
        Hansen and Barbara W. Ballard, National Conference of State 
        Legislatures, H318 [1FE]
      ------Tracy L. Wareing, American Public Human Services 
        Association, and Paul Lefkowitz, National Association of State 
        TANF Administrators, H318 [1FE]
  Lists
      Catholic organizations joining lawsuits relative to Dept. of HHS 
        mandate to provide insurance coverage of certain women's 
        preventive health services, E946 [1JN]
  Memorandums
      Military Chaplain Participation in or Officiation of Private 
        Ceremonies: Clifford L. Stanley, Dept. of Defense, H5027 
        [19JY]
      Use of Dept. of Defense Real Property and Facilities for Private 
        Functions: Jeh C. Johnson, Dept. of Defense, H5028 [19JY]
  Press releases
      Key Vote Alert--``No'' on the Nomination of Andrew Hurwitz: 
        Heritage Action for America (organization), S3883 [11JN]
  Remarks in House
      Abortion: prohibit certain abortion-related discrimination in 
        government activities (H.R. 361), H105 [23JA]
      ------prohibit Federal funding of abortions, H1537 [22MR]
      ------prohibit taxpayer funded abortions and provide for 
        conscience protections (H.R. 3), H103 [23JA], H3279 [31MY]
      ------protect pain-capable unborn children in the District of 
        Columbia (H.R. 3803), H3074 [17MY], H3155-H3157 [18MY], H4692 
        [10JY], H4791 [11JY], H4872 [17JY], H5334, H5440-H5448 [31JY], 
        E1369, E1377 [1AU], E1392 [2AU], E1396, E1399, E1400, E1421 
        [3AU]
      Armed Forces: ensure repeal of ``Don't Ask, Don't Tell'' does 
        not infringe upon the free exercise of religion and rights of 
        conscience of members, including chaplains, H2791 [16MY], 
        H2836 [17MY]
      Chin, Vincent J.: recognize anniversary of death as a time to 
        reflect on the dangers of xenophobia and scapegoating (H. Res. 
        698), H3812 [20JN]
      Crime: address issues relative to youth violence, H6837 [18DE]
      Dept. of HHS: ensure religious conscience protections relative 
        to insurance coverage of certain women's preventive health 
        services, H223 [1FE], H380, H385, H430, H436-H438 [2FE], H469 
        [3FE], H520, H549 [7FE], H578, H582, H584, H586, H589, H591, 
        H592, H593, H623, H625-H629 [8FE], H644, H664 [9FE], H713, 
        H722 [14FE], H737, H738 [15FE], H808, H815, H819 [16FE], H906, 
        H929, H930 [17FE], H975, H1004, H1013 [28FE], H1028, H1029, 
        H1030, H1031, H1091 [29FE], H1132 [1MR], H1270 [7MR], H1298, 
        H1300 [8MR], H1537 [22MR], H5624-H5626 [1AU], E129 [3FE], E209 
        [16FE], E305 [1MR], E341 [8MR]
      ------exempt employers from taxes, penalties, or suits for 
        failure to offer insurance coverage for certain women's 
        preventive services on the basis of religious belief or moral 
        conviction, H4732 [10JY]
      ------lawsuits by Catholic organizations relative to mandate to 
        provide insurance coverage of certain women's preventive 
        health services, E946 [1JN]
      Gingrich, Newt: characterization of remarks on insurance 
        coverage of certain women's preventive health services 
        relative to health policies of the Obama administration, H808 
        [16FE]
      Journal of Medical Ethics: reaction to article supporting after-
        birth abortions, H1220 [7MR], H1291 [8MR]
      Limbaugh, Rush: condemn comments relative to women and access to 
        birth control, H1116, H1118 [1MR], H1138 [5MR], H1157 [6MR], 
        H1213, H1218 [7MR], H1300 [8MR]
      National Day of Reason: observance, E691 [27AP]
      NOAA: prohibit funding for salaries of individuals who misuse 
        Fisheries Enforcement Asset Forfeiture Fund, H2523 [9MY]
      Obama, President: remarks at National Prayer Breakfast stating 
        policies are grounded in Christian faith, H464 [3FE]
      Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: protect rights of 
        conscience relative to requirements for coverage of specific 
        items and services, H1221 [7MR]
      ------protect rights of conscience relative to requirements for 
        coverage of specific items and services (H.R. 1179), H430 
        [2FE], H887-H894 [16FE]
      Public welfare programs: require States to implement policies to 
        prevent assistance under the Temporary Assistance for Needy 
        Families Program from being used in strip clubs, casinos, and 
        liquor stores (H.R. 3567), H226, H315-H322 [1FE], E152 [7FE]
      Religion: importance of prayer, H7356 [19DE]
      Secret Service: call for investigation into allegations of 
        sexual misconduct by personnel in Colombia, H1829 [16AP]
      ------call for investigation into allegations of sexual 
        misconduct by personnel in Colombia and El Salvador, H2138 
        [26AP]
      Society: value of personal responsibility versus Federal aid 
        programs, H466 [3FE], H5926 [13SE], H6161 [20SE]
      Susan G. Komen for the Cure (organization): Planned Parenthood 
        Federation of America, Inc., funding, H226 [1FE], H385 [2FE]
      Women: impact of access to contraceptive services and supplies, 
        H1270 [7MR], H5634 [2AU]
  Remarks in Senate
      Abortion: ensure that women seeking an abortion receive an 
        ultrasound and the opportunity to review the ultrasound before 
        giving informed consent to receive an abortion, S1497, S1498 
        [8MR]
      Animals: prohibit conducting of invasive research on great apes 
        (S. 810), S8037 [13DE]
      Crime: impact of violence on society, S8100 [18DE]
      Dept. of HHS: ensure religious conscience protections relative 
        to insurance coverage of certain women's preventive health 
        services, S316 [2FE], S330 [6FE], S370, S372, S374, S376-S379, 
        S381 [7FE], S398-S400, S412, S413, S485, S489 [9FE], S549, 
        S559 [13FE], S818 [16FE], S880, S882-S885, S898-S900 [17FE]
      Economy: impact of free enterprise system on charitable giving, 
        S3063 [10MY]
      Hurwitz, Andrew D.: suitability to be circuit judge relative to 
        decisions and position on the death penalty, S3881, S3886, 
        S3887 [11JN], S3947 [12JN]
      ------suitability to be circuit judge relative to involvement in 
        decisions on abortion as a law clerk, S3879, S3882-S3889 
        [11JN]
      National Character Counts Week: designate (S. Res. 569), S6469 
        [19SE]
      Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: protect rights of 
        conscience relative to requirements for coverage of specific 
        items and services, S1077-S1082 [28FE], S1104-S1110, S1112, 
        S1113, S1115-S1129, S1132-S1139, S1141, S1156 [29FE], S1159-
        S1173 [1MR]
      ------protect rights of conscience relative to requirements for 
        coverage of specific items and services (S. 1467), S330 [6FE], 
        S550 [13FE], S2162 [28MR]
      Susan G. Komen for the Cure (organization): Planned Parenthood 
        Federation of America, Inc., funding, S375-S379 [7FE]
  Reports
      Hurwitz--The ``The Architect'' and ``Lone Remaining Defender'' 
        of Roe v. Wade: Judicial Action Group, S3885 [11JN]
  Reports filed
      District of Columbia Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act: 
        Committee on the Judiciary (House) (H.R. 3803) (H. Rept. 112-
        640), H5524 [31JY]
      Great Ape Protection and Cost Savings Act: Committee on 
        Environment and Public Works (Senate) (S. 810) (S. Rept. 112-
        242), S7302 [30NO]
  Testimonies
      Rights of Conscience Protection Relative to Patient Protection 
        and Affordable Care Act Requirements for Coverage of Specific 
        Items and Services: Sandra Fluke, Georgetown University Law 
        Students for Reproductive Justice, S1135 [29FE]
  Texts of
      H.R. 3567, Welfare Integrity Now (WIN) for Children and Families 
        Act, H315 [1FE]
      H.R. 3803, District of Columbia Pain-Capable Unborn Child 
        Protection Act, H5440-H5442 [31JY]
      S. Res. 569, National Character Counts Week, S6467, S6471 [19SE]