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Alfonse 'Al' M. D'Amato

Alfonse 'Al' M. D'Amato's Ratings and Endorsements on Issue: Social

Full Name: Alfonse 'Al' M. D'Amato

Social

1997-1998 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 82%
1997-1998 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 82%
1997-1998 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 93%
1997 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 35%
1997 Bread for the World - Positions 40%
1997 Children's Defense Fund - Positions 73%
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 92%
1997 The John Birch Society - Positions 40%
1997 The John Birch Society - Positions 40%
1996 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 25%
1996 Bread for the World - Positions on Addressing World Hunger 14%
1996 Children's Defense Fund - Positions 27%
1996 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
1996 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 38%
1996 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 60%
1996 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 100%
1996 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 20%
1996 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 20%
1995-1996 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 74%
1995-1996 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 74%
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 10%
1995-1996 The John Birch Society - Positions 60%
1995-1996 The John Birch Society - Positions 60%
1995 Legion for the Survival of Freedom, Inc. (formerly Liberty Lobby) - Positions 40%
1993 Legion for the Survival of Freedom, Inc. (formerly Liberty Lobby) - Positions 50%
1991-1992 Christian Voice - Positions 75%
1991-1992 Christian Voice - Positions 75%

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