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Norm Coleman

Norm Coleman's Ratings and Endorsements on Issue: Marriage, Family, and Children

Full Name: Norm Coleman

Marriage, Family, and Children

2008 Eagle Forum - Positions 71%
2007-2008 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 90%
2007-2008 Family Research Council - Positions 88%
2007-2008 Population Action International - Positions 100%
2007 American Academy of Family Physicians - Positions 100%
2007 Children's Defense Fund - Positions 80%
2007 Eagle Forum - Positions 76%
2007 Family Research Council - Positions 85
2007 League of Women Voters - Children's Health Issues Score 100%
2007 Population Connection - Positions on Population Stabilization 0%
2006 Children's Defense Fund - Positions 50%
2006 Eagle Forum - Positions 56%
2006 Family Research Council - Positions 87%
2006 Population Connection - Positions 14%
2005-2006 American Family Association - Positions 100%
2005-2006 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 88%
2005-2006 Population Action International - Positions on Reproductive Health 0%
2005 Children's Defense Fund - Positions 33%
2005 Eagle Forum - Positions 50%
2005 Population Connection - Positions 0%
2004 American Family Association - Positions 100%
2004 American Humane Association - Positions 40%
2004 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 100%
2004 Eagle Forum - Positions 100%
2004 Family Research Council - Positions 67%
2003-2004 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 95%
2003-2004 Children's Defense Fund - Positions 18%
2003-2004 National Parent Teacher Association - Positions 7%
2003-2004 Population Action International - Positions 0%
2003-2004 Population Connection - Positions 14%
2003 American Family Association - Positions 100%
2003 American Humane Association - Positions 40%
2003 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 97%
2003 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 100%
2003 Eagle Forum - Positions 80%
2003 Family Research Council - Positions 100%
2003 National Network for Youth - Positions 0%
2003 Population Action International - Positions 0%
2003 Population Connection - Positions 17%

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