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.
It all started in a small town nestled between the Barrington Farm and the Jordan Creek along the banks of the Brazos River – that’s where the early seeds of the Lone Star State were planted.
On this day in 1836, a band of settlers from across Texas took charge of their own destiny and declared their solemn right to live in liberty, free from tyranny.
How do you solve a problem like the old Confederacy? For conservatives, about 50% of what those who took up arms 154 years ago against the President of the United States is in direct conflict with the most basic principles...
His attorneys and family members asserted that he suffers psychotic episodes caused by post-traumatic stress disorder and other factors. But prosecutors said in closing statements earlier Tuesday that whatever episodes Routh...
I filed a bill that provides that straight-ticket party balloting would no longer apply to non-policy making elected offices such as judges, district attorney and sheriffs. This bill will ensure that our judges and district...
Criminal law experts say the case hinges on whether the defense can prove Routh, 27, was insane at the time and did not know the killings constituted a crime.
It’s not easy to bring together this broad bipartisan coalition, but it’s an issue that matters. It’s an issue of justice.
Kayla Mueller, a 26 year old aid worker, was taken hostage by the Islamic State (IS) in August 2013. She was taken captive along with her Syrian colleague.
The nightmare started in the summer of 2013, when Kayla Mueller and her boyfriend were forced off the road and kidnapped by the Islamic State.
Hispanic voters should be treated as individuals, as opposed to a single monolithic group. Hispanics are made up of different groups, and within those groups there exist dividing lines that are often invisible.
One hundred and seventy-nine years ago, fifty-nine delegates met in Independence Hall at Washington-on-the-Brazos to risk everything to make freedom a reality for generations of Texans to come.
Jonathan Saenz asked all of the elected officials attending Faith and Family Day to participate in a cake cutting, celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the passage of the Texas Constitutional Amendment codifying that marriage...
Firefighters are a special breed. They run into the flames that everyone else is trying to escape from. They work to restore order from chaos. That is why we call them first responders--because they are the first to help the...
"A robust and reliable road system is vital to the success of the Texas economy and is demanded by Texas families. Currently, there are insufficient funds exclusively dedicated to funding our state's transportation needs,...
We may not ever solve the problem of an irresponsible tabloid press and sensation-seeking media, since the freedom of speech is too important to infringe. But we do have power over those we license as physicians.
This is black history month, and we must recognize our most outstanding leaders of the past. Mr. Fuller was, by far, the most outstanding.
Every state has one. The federal government funds at least half of each of them. They gobble up 40% of the average state budget at a minimum. $17 trillion has been spent nationally on their services since they were first...
Obama's most recent speech at the National Prayer Breakfast showed a president who is simply ignorant of history and demonstrated his inability to inspire a nation in time of crisis. Obama, who can’t seem to utter the word...
The bill, which would improve public safety and save taxpayer money by requiring lower-risk prisoners to participate in recidivism reduction programs to earn up to 25 percent of their sentence in prerelease custody, is based...
GOP candidates and operatives must realize that their poor performance among minorities results not from Black or Hispanic liberalism, not from Black or Hispanic exceptionalism, but from the cultural isolation of African...

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