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.
I want to welcome and thank all Texans who have made the trip to Washington to make their voices heard. We’ve taken important steps in recent years to defend life, including passage of the Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act and...
Last week, the Texas Federation of Republican Women (TFRW) took another bold step showing that the Texas Republicans want to lead the way on reasonable and sensible immigration reform laws. The time has come for our nation...
Monday, we remembered and gave thanks for the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. His leadership and vision changed the course of this country forever. What an incredible legacy to count in our history.Sometimes I wonder...
Somewhere the debate on the gun control issue has taken a horribly wrong turn. Evidence shows that guns dont kill people. People with mental health issues who are taking psychotropic drugs use guns to kill people. We have a...
Texas Representative J.M. Lozano is not a new face in the House of Representatives, but he is a new face as a Republican State Representative. Lozano, who was a conservative, blue dog Democrat, changed parties last year, and...
Dear fellow Texans and Patriots. I was made aware of an incident in Silverdale, Washington that I think you should know about. Below is a letter from a Navy widow to Target after the manager refused to allow people to park...
This past Tuesday, the 83rd Legislative Session of Texas began in Austin at the Capitol building. The morning before the State Representatives and State Senators took their oath of office, I attended a Tex Mex breakfast...
MARCH FOR LIFE January 22, 2009Abortion is not a Health Care issue, abortion is the deliberate act of killing an unborn baby. But the LEFT describes abortion as a Right and a Need that every woman deserves. There are...
The blue collar heroes we talk about all the time on Construction Citizen are constantly doing good works throughout the communities where they live. In fact, they do this work in an under-the-radar kind of way that causes...
I find it very hard to understand why there is so much emphasis on ‘coming together’. The truth is that the LEFT will never understand that we want God in our lives and see Christ as our Lord and Savior and that we love...
Forty years after the Supreme Court ruled on Roe vs. Wade, activists on both sides of the debate are still fighting for their cause. For those who are staunchly pro-life, activism includes participating in marches,...
As your Representative, I began working on the issue of sexual assault in the military in 2007 when we learned of the tragic story of Lance Corporal Maria Lauterbach (USMC). Maria was a young woman from southwest Ohio who...
Update: Shooting at Lone Star College Near Houston - Not a Mass Casualty EventA shooter opened fire today around 12:30 p.m. at the North Harris Campus of Lone Star Community College.KHOU is reporting that at least...
Back in 2005, Representative Myra Crownover authored and passed House Bill 790 to increase the number of genetic disorders newborns are screened for in Texas. Before the passage of HB790, Texas only screened newborns for...
Democrat Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee is being sued by a former staffer who claims that Lee was abusive to her and showed no regard for her disability.I could have told you that she doesn’t treat her staff well just from...
During the first day of the Texas 83th Legislative session, I spoke at the Capitol with Steve Munisteri, Chairman of the Republican Party of Texas. He responded to the expectations and the future of the Republican Party as...
I first came to America at 10 years old to meet my father in Washington D.C. That trip was momentous for a couple of reasons, the first being that I was finally meeting my father 10 years after he seperated from my...
I issued the following statement today regarding reports President Obama will nominate former Sen. Chuck Hagel as Secretary of Defense:I will not support Chuck Hagel’s nomination to the Department of Defense. His record and...
Norman Schwarzkopf passed away Thursday, and in an era of celebrity, he was a true hero. The First Gulf War was broadcast live with almost every second brought into every American living room. The Gulf War made CNN a...

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