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John Kerry's Public Statements on Issue: Marriage, Family, and Children

Full Name: John Forbes Kerry
Office: U.S. Secretary of State, Democratic
First Appointed: 01/29/2013
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Teresa Heinz; 2 Children: Alexandra, Vanessa; 3 Stepchildren: John, Andre, Christopher
Birth Date: 12/11/1943
Birth Place: Aurora, CO
Home City: Boston, MA
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
Issue Position: Children and Families
Nov. 1, 2013 Video Remarks on National Adoption Month
Oct. 30, 2013 Opening Remarks at National Work and Family Month Event
March 8, 2013 Sixth Anniversary of the Disappearance of Robert Levinson
Aug. 1, 2012 Homelessness: Murray, Franken, Kerry Introduce New Legislation to Help Homeless Families Access Child Care
June 22, 2012 Kerry, Lugar Bill Would Help Prevent Corrupt, Fraudulent Adoptions Abroad
March 10, 2011 Co-Sponsoring Legislation to Protect LGBT Students from Violence, Bullying
March 3, 2011 Tax Cut Legislation Will Reduce Poverty and Reward Work
Sept. 29, 2010 Republicans Block Kerry, Durbin, Casey Bill to Save Jobs for Working Families
Sept. 14, 2010 As 5000 New Americans Earn Citizenship in Fenway Park, Kerry Proposes Immigration Law to Protect Children, Families
June 21, 2010 Letter to President Colom
June 14, 2010 Kerry: Haitian Orphans Deserve Same Legal Protections Given To Most International Adoptees
Jan. 19, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Hillary Clinton, Secretary of State
Sept. 10, 2009 Remembering Senator Edward M. Kennedy
Sept. 1, 2009 Letter to The Honorable Hillary Rodham Clinton, Secretary of State
April 9, 2009 Kennedy, Kerry Announce $1.9 Million for Emergency Food and Shelter in Massachusetts
Jan. 7, 2009 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
Aug. 4, 2008 Bay Windows - 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' in the Crosshairs
June 25, 2008 Kerry, Snowe Urge Relief for New Englanders from Home Heating Oil Costs
July 18, 2007 Kerry Praises Interns Who Grew Up In Foster Care, Highlights Need For Foster Children To Have Permanent Families
May 23, 2007 Kerry Amendment Protects Children, Families Caught In Immigration Raids
March 20, 2007 Healthy Families Act
March 12, 2007 Kerry: I doubt ICE Has Any Real Idea About Who It's Detaining
April 25, 2006 Statements On Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
Sept. 23, 2004 Statement by John Kerry on Yesterday's Passage of Rep. Jim Davis's Amendment
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Protecting Children and Families
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