Representative Christopher 'Chris' H. Smith's Public Statements


Full Name: Christopher 'Chris' H. Smith
Current Office: U.S. House - District 4, Republican
First Elected: 11/04/1980
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 4
Primary June 3, 2014
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Marie; 4 Children
Birth Date: 03/04/1953
Birth Place: Rahway, NJ
Home City: Robbinsville, NJ
Religion: Roman Catholic
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Issue Position: Health Care Issue Position: Human Rights Issue Position: Environment Issue Position: Veterans 8/26/14 Smith Joins Lakewood, NJ Community in Uniting to Support Search for Missing Student Aharon Sofer 8/25/14 Support for Aharon Sofer 8/22/14 Obama Still Using Coercion and Massive Fines in Unconscionable Attack on Religious Freedom 8/22/14 Neptune City Awarded FEMA Grant 8/20/14 Lakewood Airport Receives FAA Grant 8/15/14 New Brick Site for Veterans Health Care 8/14/14 Smith: Gao Zhisheng Suffered "Unspeakable' Torture in Prison 8/09/14 Two Smith Bills Signed into Law on Same Day 8/07/14 Asbury Park Press - Smith: NJ Health Practices Would Quickly Stop Ebola 8/07/14 Smith: Chinese Human Rights Defender Gao Should be Free to Leave China 8/01/14 Smith's $1.3 Billion Autism Bill on Way to President's Desk 8/01/14 The Growing Crisis of Africa's Orphans 8/01/14 The Troubling Case of Meriam Ibrahim 7/31/14 The Global Challenge of Autism 7/31/14 Human Rights Vetting: Nigeria and Beyond 7/30/14 House Passes VA Reform Bill:House Passes VA Legislation Today to Allow Vets to See Non-VA Doctors 7/29/14 Letter to Samantha Power, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations - Hold Cuban Officials Accountable for Their Role in Illegal Chong Chon Gang Arms Shipment 7/29/14 Israel's Right to Protect Itself 7/29/14 Hamas 7/29/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Vietnam Must End Human Rights Abuses Before Entering Trans-Pacific Partnership 7/28/14 Administration Fails to Hold Accountable Egregious Violators of Religious Freedom 7/28/14 House-Senate Agree to VA Deal: Legislation Unveiled Today Will Allow Vets to See Non-VA Doctors, Build a New Clinic in Ocean Co. 7/27/14 The Star-Ledger - Child Abduction Bill Inspired by N.J. Father David Goldman Earns Final Approval 7/25/14 'Sean and David Goldman Act' to Become Law Congress Clears Smith's Int'l Child Abduction Bill 7/24/14 Freedom at Last:Sudanese Woman Sentenced to Die for Her Faith Arrives in Rome, En Route to the U.S. 7/23/14 Human Trafficking Prioritization Act 7/18/14 Cardin, Helsinki Commission Call for Investigation, Accountability for Terrorist Act in Ukraine Separatist Region 7/18/14 Exactly Five Years to the Day of First Introduction, Smith's Int'l Child Abduction Bill Passes Senate; Heads Back to House for Final Approval 7/16/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Adoption Crisis in the DRC 7/15/14 Occupied Cyprus -- Forty Years of Illegal Occupation, Ethnic Cleansing, and Destruction of Religious Sites 7/10/14 'Leahy Law,' Nigeria Crisis Focus of House Hearing 7/10/14 LoBiondo, Smith Oppose Seismic Testing Off Jersey Shore 7/09/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Iran Nuclear Negotiations 7/08/14 United States Commission on International Religious Freedom Reauthorization Act of 2014 7/08/14 Suspension of Exit Permits 6/30/14 Supreme Court Issues Obamacare a Historic Defeat in Favor of Religious Liberty 6/28/14 - Isles Inc. Receives Grant to Fund Trenton YouthBuild Program 6/26/14 Smith Introduces Torture Victims Relief Bill on Int'l Day to Honor Victims 6/25/14 Human Rights Abuses and Crimes Against Humanity in North Korea 6/24/14 Autism Collaboration, Accountability, Research, Education. and Support Act of 2014 6/24/14 House Passes Smith-Doyle Autism Bill 6/24/14 Smith Int'l Child Abduction Bill Advances in Senate 6/24/14 Smith's Autism Bill Passes House 6/23/14 The Courage of One Woman: Meriam Ibrahim Free 6/20/14 2014 Trafficking Report Released: Smith Law Holds Countries Accountable on Efforts to Fight Human Trafficking 6/19/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Ensuring Religious Minorities are Protected