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    This page contains bill sponsorships in the Senate and House. Bill sponsorships indicate the topics that legislators are most interested in, and spend the most time on.

13-HCR10 on Jan 25, 2013

Bill Sponsorship: Resolution on school bullying
Source: H.CON.RES.10
Congressional Summary:Expresses support for the goals and ideals of No Name-Calling Week (an annual week of educational activities to bring attention to name-calling and provide schools with tools to eliminate name-calling and bullying).
  • WHEREAS 60 organizations have come together as No Name-Calling Week partner organizations since its inception in 2004;
  • WHEREAS 30% of elementary students reported being bullied or called names at some point while in school;
  • WHEREAS over 80% of lesbian, gay, and bisexual (LGBT) middle and high school students were verbally harassed in the past year because of their sexual orientation;
  • RESOLVED by that Congress encourages the people of the U.S. to observe No Name-Calling Week with appropriate ceremonies, programs, and activities.

    Opponent's argument against bill:(Izzy Kalman in Psychology Today, Jan. 26, 2012):

    No Name-Calling Week does no good in solving the problem of name-calling, and it can only make the problem worse by weakening children emotionally. Why are more kids than ever committing suicide because they can't handle being called names?

  • After a week of being bombarded with the message that names can scar them forever, are kids going t

      Participating counts on VoteMatch question 3. Question 3: Comfortable with same-sex marriage Scores: -2=Strongly oppose; -1=Oppose; 0=neutral; 1=Support; 2=Strongly support.
    • Topic: Families & Children
    • Headline: Sponsored supporting No Name-Calling Week in schools (Score: 1)
    • Headline 2: Support No Name-Calling Week in schools (Score: 1)

      Participating counts on AmericansElect question 7.
    • Headline: Sponsored supporting No Name-Calling Week in schools (Answer: C)
    • Headline 2: Support No Name-Calling Week in schools (Answer: C)
    • AmericansElect Quiz Question 7 on Social Issues: When you think about the rights of same-sex couples, which of the following is closest to your personal opinion?
      • A: Same-sex couples should not be allowed to marry or form any kind of civil union
      • B: Same-sex couples should be allowed to form civil unions, but not to marry in the traditional sense
      • C: Same-sex couples should be allowed to marry legally, with all the same rights as traditional marriages
      • D: Unsure

    • Key for participation codes:
    • Sponsorships: p=sponsored; o=co-sponsored; s=signed
    • Memberships: c=chair; m=member; e=endorsed; f=profiled; s=scored
    • Resolutions: i=introduced; w=wrote; a=adopted
    • Cases: w=wrote; j=joined; d=dissented; c=concurred
    • Surveys: '+' supports; '-' opposes.

    Democrats participating in 13-HCR10

    David Cicilline s1oRhode Island DemocratJan 25, 2013
    Keith Ellison s1oMinnesota DemocratMay 9, 2013
    Rush Holt s1oNew Jersey Democrat (retiring 2014)Jan 29, 2013
    Mike Honda s1oCalifornia DemocratJan 25, 2013
    Ron Kind s1oWI Former Democratic challenger (2012)Jan 25, 2013
    Jim McGovern s1oMassachusetts DemocratFeb 1, 2013
    James Moran s1oVirginia Democrat (retiring 2014)Jan 25, 2013
    Eleanor Holmes Norton s1oDistrict of Columbia DemocratJan 25, 2013
    Mark Pocan s1oWisconsin DemocratJan 25, 2013
    Jared Polis s1oColorado DemocratJan 25, 2013
    Gregorio Sablan s1oMarianas DemocratJan 25, 2013
    Linda Sanchez s1oCalifornia De