Andrew Guernsey is a Legislative Assistant for the Government Affairs team at Family Research Council, handling legislative issues related to abortion, bioethics, embryonic stem cell research, healthcare conscience rights, Obamacare and the HHS Mandate, the federal budget and appropriations process, abstinence education, human trafficking, and related issues.
Prior to his time at FRC, Andrew gained work experience as an intern in the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate, including legislative and policy research for the U.S. Senate Budget Committee. Andrew has additional public policy experience through fellowships with the Charles Koch Institute, the American Council of Trustees and Alumni, the Hertog Political Studies Program, the Intercollegiate Studies Institute, and the Aitchison Fellowship at Johns Hopkins.
Andrew grew up in Ave Maria, Florida with a large family. During his tenure at John Hopkins University, he was heavily involved in pro-life advocacy, which garnered national media attention, including interviews on Fox and Friends and Brett Baier's Special Report. He is passionate about defending the sanctity of human life and the family in policy and law.
Andrew holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Classics from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore.