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Former Republican Representative (CT-5):
Gary Franks on the Issues

Gary Franks on Abortion

No stance on record.

Gary Franks on Budget & Economy

  • Supports balanced budget amendment & line item veto. (Sep 1994)

Gary Franks on Civil Rights

No stance on record.

Gary Franks on Corporations

No stance on record.

Gary Franks on Crime

  • Voted NO on maintaining right of habeus corpus in Death Penalty Appeals. (Mar 1996)
  • Voted YES on making federal death penalty appeals harder. (Feb 1995)
  • Voted NO on replacing death penalty with life imprisonment. (Apr 1994)
  • More prisons, more enforcement, effective death penalty. (Sep 1994)

Gary Franks on Drugs

No stance on record.

Gary Franks on Education

  • Voted YES on giving federal aid only to schools allowing voluntary prayer. (Mar 1994)

Gary Franks on Energy & Oil

No stance on record.

Gary Franks on Environment

No stance on record.

Gary Franks on Families & Children

  • Use tax code to reinforce families. (Sep 1994)

Gary Franks on Foreign Policy

No stance on record.

Gary Franks on Free Trade

No stance on record.

Gary Franks on Government Reform

  • Limit punitive damages; term limits on Congress. (Sep 1994)
  • Government is too big, too intrusive, too easy with money. (Sep 1994)

Gary Franks on Gun Control

No stance on record.

Gary Franks on Health Care

No stance on record.

Gary Franks on Homeland Security

  • No US troops under UN command; more defense spending. (Sep 1994)

Gary Franks on Immigration

No stance on record.

Gary Franks on Jobs

  • Incentives to businesses create jobs & raise wages. (Sep 1994)

Gary Franks on Principles & Values

  • Contract with America: 10 bills in 1st 100 days of Congress. (Sep 1994)

Gary Franks on Social Security

  • Reduce taxes on Social Security earnings. (Sep 1994)

Gary Franks on Tax Reform

  • Repeal marriage tax; cut middle class taxes. (Sep 1994)

Gary Franks on War & Peace

No stance on record.

Gary Franks on Welfare & Poverty

  • Limit welfare to 2 years & cut welfare spending. (Sep 1994)