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Daniel R. Coats

Daniel R. Coats's Ratings and Endorsements on Issue: Social

Full Name: Daniel R. Coats
Current Office: U.S. Senate - Sr, Republican
First Elected: 11/02/2010
Last Elected: 11/02/2010
Next Election: 2016

Social

2014 Heritage Action for America - Positions (Jan. 9, 2014) 70%
2014 The John Birch Society - Lifetime Score 71%
2014 The John Birch Society - Lifetime Score 71%
2014 The John Birch Society - Positions 70%
2014 The John Birch Society - Positions 70%
2013-2014 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Net Congressional Score (Jan. 13, 2014) 30%
2013-2014 Progressive Punch - Crucial Votes Lifetime Score 5%
2013-2014 Progressive Punch - Overall Positions 7%
2013-2014 Progressive Punch - Crucial Votes 4%
2013-2014 Progressive Punch - Lifetime Score 8%
2013 Americans United for the Separation of Church and State - Positions 100%
2013 Bread for the World - Positions 14%
2013 Concerned Women for America - Positions 90%
2013 Concerned Women for America - Positions 90%
2013 Eagle Forum - Positions 58%
2013 Friends Committee on National Legislation - Positions 0%
2013 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy 14%
2013 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy 84%
2013 Secular Coalition for America - Congressional Positions 42%
2013 The John Birch Society - Positions 60%
2013 The John Birch Society - Positions 60%
2012 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 10%
2012 Bread for the World - Positions 50%
2012 Catholic Advocate - Positions 100%
2012 Catholic Advocate - Positions 100%
2012 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions 0%
2012 Eagle Forum - Positions 100%
2012 Family Research Council - Positions 71%
2012 Friends Committee on National Legislation - Positions 0%
2012 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
2012 National Journal - Senate Conservative (Social) 65%
2012 National Journal - Senate Liberal (Social) 34%
2012 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 8%
2012 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 8%
2012 Open Doors USA - Positions 50%
2012 The John Birch Society - Positions 73%
2012 The John Birch Society - Positions 73%
2011-2012 ACT! for America - Positions 100%
2011-2012 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 100%
2011-2012 Concerned Women for America - Positions 88%
2011-2012 Concerned Women for America - Positions 88%
2011-2012 Heritage Action for America - Positions 78%
2011-2012 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Liberal Action Score 0%
2011-2012 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Conservative Action Score 75%
2011-2012 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Net Congressional Score 13%
2011-2012 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 100%
2011 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 10%
2011 Children's Defense Fund - Positions 25%
2011 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 100%
2011 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 100%
2011 Concerned Women for America - Positions 91%
2011 Concerned Women for America - Positions 91%
2011 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions 16%
2011 Eagle Forum - Positions 53%
2011 Family Research Council - Positions 85%
2011 Family Research Council - Positions 85%
2011 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
2011 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 88%
2011 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy 12%
2011 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 100%
2011 The John Birch Society - Positions (Summer-Fall) 65%
2011 The John Birch Society - Positions (Spring-Summer) 60%
2011 The John Birch Society - Positions (Summer-Fall) 65%
2011 The John Birch Society - Positions (Spring-Summer) 60%
1997-1998 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 100%
1997-1998 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 100%
1997-1998 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 100%
1997 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 10%
1997 Bread for the World - Positions 0%
1997 Children's Defense Fund - Positions 18%
1997 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 100%
1997 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 100%
1997 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
1997 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 100%
1997 The John Birch Society - Positions 74%
1997 The John Birch Society - Positions 74%
1996 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 10%
1996 Bread for the World - Positions on Addressing World Hunger 0%
1996 Children's Defense Fund - Positions 13%
1996 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
1996 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 0%
1996 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 72%
1996 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 100%
1996 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 7%
1996 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 7%
1995-1996 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 100%
1995-1996 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 100%
1995-1996 Concerned Women for America - Positions 75%
1995-1996 Concerned Women for America - Positions 75%
1995-1996 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 0%
1995-1996 The John Birch Society - Positions 70%
1995-1996 The John Birch Society - Positions 70%
1995 Legion for the Survival of Freedom, Inc. (formerly Liberty Lobby) - Positions 30%
1993 Legion for the Survival of Freedom, Inc. (formerly Liberty Lobby) - Positions 40%
1991-1992 Christian Voice - Positions 100%
1991-1992 Christian Voice - Positions 100%

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