The award honors Blunt and other representatives of the House who have exhibited extraordinary leadership and commitment to the defense of family, faith, and freedom. Recipients of the award, according to the new FRC's scorecard, have voted consistently for pro-family issues during the first session of the 109th Congress.
These votes included:
- Repeal of Faith-Based Provisions in Job Training Improvement Act
- Death Tax Penalty Permanency Act
- Child Interstate Abortion Notification Act
- Embryonic Stem Cell Research Enhancement Act
- Ban on Abortions on Military Bases
- Federal Hate Crimes Amendment
- Protection of Display of 10 Commandments
- Funding United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and Coercive Abortion
- Henry J. Hyde United Nations Reform Act of 2005
- Constitutional Amendment to Prohibit Flag Desecration
- Prevents Enforcement of Kelo Eminent Domain Ruling
"The Members of the 109th Congress who received this award have been consistent, stalwart allies of American families," said FRC President Tony Perkins. "These Members are to be commended for supporting public policy that values human life, protects our religious liberties, and upholds the institutions of marriage and the family."