Family

Republicans must come together to stand for policies that strengthen the core of society: The traditional family. Marriage must be protected. Life must be respected. Liberals suggest the policies we embrace are “divisive wedge issues,” but they could not be more wrong. Policies that strengthen the family are essential to a GOP that keeps its core conservative principles.
We are saddened by the weekend's tragic storms and flooding that took lives and damaged or destroyed more than a thousand homes and businesses. I am meeting with local officials and surveying damaged areas, and my office...
In addition to having a fun and safe Memorial Day weekend, let's all take the chance to reflect upon and remember those who gave their lives so we can be free.
Wednesday the House passed historic, bipartisan legislation to combat human trafficking in America. The Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act (JVTA) is now on its way to the President's desk to be signed into law. JVTA was...
This Easter, Pope Francis focused his message on the worldwide persecution of Christians. Around the world, Christians are being imprisoned, tortured, and killed for their faith. According to the Pew Research Center, no...
Several police officers were injured, a squad car was set ablaze and gangs in Baltimore threatened to continue attacks on cops Monday as unrest mounted following the funeral of a black man who died in police custody earlier...
In remarks on the Senate floor yesterday, I thanked victim advocacy groups and his Senate colleagues for working together to end the impasse over the Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act.
Two active members of the U.S. Army were allegedly aiding an enemy — big time. Jaime Casillas and Andrew Reyes, both of the National Guard, were arrested in San Diego Wednesday for selling stolen stashes of arms, ammo and...
Officers are not just agents of the law. They are keepers of the peace. Attempting to separate an upset mother from her child is asking for trouble.
Today the military awarded the victims and survivors of the 2009 Fort Hood attack with Purple Hearts and other medals, after a more than five-year-long bureaucratic struggle over whether the awards were deserved.
For those that don’t know me, my name is Jason Vaughn and I am a celibate Christian homosexual. I don’t really know how to describe it as some say I shouldn’t associate myself as a gay man.
On Thursday, April 23, 2015 San Jose Mission in San Antonio, Texas held its very first naturalization ceremony during National Park Week. It was an exciting day for the 49 men and women from 22 different countries, including...
As we gather this weekend to celebrate Memorial Day with our friends and family, please take a moment to remember the men and women who gave the ultimate sacrifice so that we may have freedom. America is a stronger country...
In case you haven’t noticed, there is a targeted attack on cops. The Left is looking far and wide for any cop story that puts police in a bad light, and this is why there appears to be so many of these stories.
Last week, Senate Republicans made headlines as the new Republican-controlled chamber passed 100 days in the 114th Congress. By many measures, the Senate seems to be back in business.
Last Wednesday, I was at the Texas Capitol working on some bills and getting ready for our Young Republican reception that evening. Unfortunately, I never made it to the reception. As I was going around to various committees...
The Veterans Administration and Department of Justice are unfairly targeting veterans with a labeling system that bans mentally stable veterans from owning guns. This is NOT about PTSD soldiers who need counseling and meds...
Today on tax day, we remember the series of abuses that the IRS has done to Americans. New Internet TV channel MOVERight.TV is a unique portal for ‘Conservative Diversity…American Values' where all Americans can feel...
Unlike Michael Brown, Akai Gurley did nothing wrong to be shot to death by a police officer. But you heard little about this tragedy. That’s because when it happened, the family of police-shooting victim Akai Gurley had a...
This attack was a clear act of radical Islamic terrorism, conducted on American soil – the original decision to designate it ‘workplace violence’ and deny these honors was a betrayal of the sacrifice of each of the victims...
Seventy-three people have lost their lives at the hands of another person in Houston, Texas during the first quarter of 2015.

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