Stories tagged: "Brian Fitzpatrick"


Pro-Choice Protestors gather at the "Bans Off Our Bodies" Rally at the Pennsylvania State Capitol in Harrisburg on Oct. 2, 2021 to protest Texas' Anti-Abortion laws. (Image via Shutterstock)
Pennsylvania Races Loom Larger as Senate and House Republicans Introduce Nationwide Abortion Ban

“If we take back the House and the Senate, I can assure you we’ll have a vote on our bill,” Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham said on Tuesday. “If the Democrats are in charge, I don’t know if we’ll ever have a vote on our bill.”

Republican Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01)
Support for PA Republicans Plummets in New Post-Roe Poll

According to a new survey conducted by Public Policy Polling, Pennsylvania swing district Republican Brian Fitzpatrick will lose his seat in Pennsylvania’s 1st Congressional District if voters in the district become aware of his anti-choice stance on abortion.

John Parkin, co-owner of Coyote Point Armory displays a handgun at his store in Burlingame, Calif., Thursday, June 23, 2022. California's top law enforcement official said that he is working with the governor and legislative leaders on legislation to keep dangerous people from carrying concealed weapons in public, despite a U.S. Supreme Court decision that imperils the state's current law. (AP Photo/Haven Daley)
All But One PA Republican Congressman Voted Against Gun Safety Bill

Brian Fitzpatrick was the lone GOP Pennsylvania US Rep. to vote for the sweeping Bipartisan Safer Communities Act, which President Biden signed into law Saturday.

Jane Harman, of Takoma Park, Md., center, holds a sign with an AR-15 crossed out on it, as she attends a gun safety reform rally, Monday, June 6, 2022, outside the U.S. Capitol in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Eight Republican Pa. Reps. Voted Against Raising the Minimum Age to Purchase an Assault Rifle

Brian Fitzpatrick was the only GOP Congressman from Pennsylvania to vote for the Protecting Our Kids Act, which would also ban the sale of large-capacity magazines, and institute new regulations regarding at-home gun storage.

Gas prices are displayed at a filling station in Philadelphia, Thursday, March 10, 2022. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
All of PA’s Congressional Republicans Voted Against Gas Price Gouging Bill

The US House of Representatives passed a bill that would outlaw gas price gouging during an energy emergency. The commonwealth’s lawmakers voted along party lines, with all Dems voting for and Republican reps voting against.

Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick, R-PA (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
GOP Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick Votes Against Domestic Terrorism Prevention Bill

Among the “no” votes was Pennsylvania Representative Brian Fitzpatrick, but what makes his vote remarkable is that he is also a co-sponsor of the bill. He put his name on it, and then he voted it down.

Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick, R-Pa., steps from the voting booth after casting his ballot in Langhorne, Pa., Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
One Congressional Trump Enabler Hopes You’re Not Paying Attention

As his swing district prepares for Donald Trump’s next grievance-fueled campaign for President, Fitzpatrick looks as if  he will try to get elected to a fourth term in Congress by once again walking the path of least resistance and doing just enough not to get noticed.