48 Total Quotes

Todd Akin Quotes

The Democratic substitute bill would have raised taxes on upper-income earners, the very people who are helping to create jobs through their small- and mid-sized businesses.
Todd Akin
#Income

The same can be said of partial birth abortion, which is a horribly violent procedure which kills a baby moments before birth. This decision is contemptuous to Congress, which overwhelmingly passed the ban.
Todd Akin
#Abortion

Sociologists, psychologists, and other experts can give us all sorts of technical explanations, but we all know from experience that kids are best off when they have a mom and a dad.
Todd Akin
#Experience

Raising taxes as the economy begins to take off makes no sense.
Todd Akin
#Economy

So part of my work was just an educational job of bringing congressmen up to speed that we had this power.
Todd Akin
#Work

Instead, this amendment simply defines what marriage is, the union of one man and one woman.
Todd Akin
#Man

Now, an embryo may seem like some scientific or laboratory term, but, in fact, the embryo contains the unique information that defines a person.
Todd Akin
#American Politician #Information

The Holy Father spoke not only to the Catholic community, but to men and women of conscience on every continent. Most notable may be his courage in standing for a culture of life, as well as defying communism and standing in solidity with those opposed to that great evil.
Todd Akin
#Community

I have consistently supported tax relief to create a more robust economy and to stimulate long-term economic recovery.
Todd Akin
#Economy

Self-ruled Taiwan cannot be expected to accept such an affront to the legitimacy of its government and the self-determination of the Taiwanese people.
Todd Akin
#Government

It has been brought on us by activist judges who have chosen to ignore the will of the people and instead redefine marriage for all Americans.
Todd Akin
#People

It is an essential tenet of our whole representative form of government, the idea that there should not be some tyranny which makes it so nobody can even have a chance to vote.
Todd Akin
#American Politician #Government

This is a major defeat for the enemies of freedom in Iraq and around the world, and sends a message that despite the best efforts of the terrorists, people throughout Iraq are eager to govern themselves and live in liberty.
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#Defeat

By making tax relief permanent, we can stay on that course and avoid slowing our economy just as it is revving up.
Todd Akin
#Economy

Just dying should not be a reason for taxes.
Todd Akin
#American Politician #Reason

Now, there are people who want to use public money to destroy embryos, and they talk about this bill as being a good first step.
Todd Akin
#Money

It is our responsibility, morally and legally, to stand with Taiwan against Communist aggression and unsound Chinese law.
Todd Akin
#Aggression

America needs to know who our enemies are and what they plan to do. Improving our intelligence capacity is essential to ensuring the safety and well-being of all our citizens.
Todd Akin
#America

By contrast, China is a repressive regime that denies its citizens the essential freedoms of religion, political dissent and representative self-government.
Todd Akin
#Dissent

In light of this mounting problem, it may become necessary to restore the confirmation process by adjusting the rules in the Senate.
Todd Akin
#Rules

As the President said in his Inaugural Address, the people of the world have a desire to live in liberty.
Todd Akin
#Desire

The arrival of the Pope to the birthplace of the first cathedral west of the Mississippi was truly an honor and Americans poured into St. Louis to participate in prayer services, a rally and celebration mass.
Todd Akin
#Honor

It is not about civil rights or the rights of same-sex couples. Same-sex couples are free to live as they choose.
Todd Akin
#Civil Rights

With the increasing use of vulgarity during major award shows and even the Super Bowl half-time show, parents are becoming increasingly outraged.
Todd Akin
#Parents

This is a truly historic moment for the people of Iraq and for the entire region as the newly elected Iraqi National assembly meets for the first time.
Todd Akin
#Iraq

In the 1990s, human intelligence gathering was seriously neglected.
Todd Akin
#Intelligence

The Supreme Court and courts in general have been usurping the role of the legislative branch of government.
Todd Akin
#American Politician