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Republican Arizona Rep. claims anti-choice movement ‘arrested Nazi holocaust’

Rep. Trent Franks (R-AZ) held a hearing of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice on Thuesday to consider a bill that would institute a 20-week abortion ban in Washington, D.C., just days after a federal appeals court declared that a similar law in Arizona is unconstitutional.…

Pro-choice group: Rep. Trent Franks ‘takes politics to a new low’

Legislation proposed by Rep. Trent Franks (R-AZ) that would ban sex-selection or race-based abortions perpetuates stereotypes about immigrants and minorities, according to NARAL Pro-Choice America. Franks introduced the Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act of 2011 (PRENDA) to the U.S. House last week. The legislation could subject…

GOP Rep: ‘Few things more important than re-affirming ‘In God We Trust’

Before voting on the House resolution to reaffirm the phrase “In God We Trust” as the nation’s motto Tuesday evening, Rep. Lamar Smith (R-TX) expressed his view of how necessary this was for the country. “There are few things Congress could do that would be more important than passing this…

Gun nuttery leads to bad analogies

Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy So, I caught this clip of Lawrence O’Donnell arguing with Rep. Trent Franks about gun control. Franks looks really, really stupid in this clip. It’s hard to pull out the stupidest thing he says, but one particular item…

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