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.
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...
Nunzio Previtera, is the only Republican on the ballot for Texas House District 123. He and his wife, Penny, have one son, Mike, and one daughter, Jennifer and are blessed with six grandchildren. He is the small business...
When many people hear about human trafficking, you think about something that doesn't happen here in America; it happens somewhere else.You might envision brothels in foreign cities or girls being smuggled across other...
Sleeping most of the day for the better part of the last 13 days with the ‘flu’ is not something I was looking forward to or planning for 2015, but that is what I have been doing: sleeping. The last time I had the ‘flu’ was...
The Red Ryder BB gun is a ghost of Christmas past because, this year, Santa gave drones. Here a drone, there a drone, everywhere a drone. Just more eyes in the sky, and these eyes could be anywhere and on any person. How...
The Harris County mental health system, run in cooperation with the University of Texas Medical Center, is doing a fine job with short-term stays, working closely with Probate Judges Rory Olsen and Christine Butts.But there...
Merry Christmas to all of you! I just love this time of year, don't you? To me it's special because I know I'll be baking cookies with the kids and gathering with my family and friends over special, time honored recipes...
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.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott declared February 2nd to be “Chris Kyle Day” to honor the Texan who became known the most lethal sniper in American history.
To coincide with the National Salute to Veterans Week (February 9-15th), I am organizing my annual “Valentines for Vets” outreach program. Teachers and students in Collin County are encouraged to create Valentines that will...
“Our legislation is focused on the patients, who are mostly children, who deal with these horrible seizures on a daily basis,” Eltife said. “As a parent, I can’t imagine knowing there is a safe treatment for my severely sick...
Last Monday, the House passed H.R.203, the Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans Act, by a vote of 403-0. This legislation was named in honor of Marine Cpl. Clay Hunt, who earned a Purple Heart in Iraq before...
A Houston man was killed by a random bullet while standing in his front yard with his wife on New Year’s Eve. The couple was in their yard watching celebratory fireworks when he was struck in the head and collapsed.
As Christmas approaches, we celebrate the most precious gift, that in the humblest of circumstances, Christ came to save the world. We pause to remember that night in Bethlehem, and to give thanks for the blessings the Lord...
I think that sometimes as Christians we forget the importance of offering the non-secular, evangelical expression of "Merry Christmas" to someone.Despite what anyone or any court says, any recognition of Christmas is an...

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