July 25th, 2019
Under SB 18, Texas universities can’t decide whether or not to schedule a speaker based on “any anticipated controversy related to the event” — though they can consider security needs. Also, free speech won’t be limited to...
April 30th, 2019
If there is one principle that has been true from the dawn of our nation, it is that when liberty is under assault, Americans rise to defend it.
May 4th, 2018
Dick Durbin (D- Ill.) and I yesterday led a bipartisan group of seven senators in a letter to Wa Lone, and Kyaw Soe Oo, two Reuters journalists who have been imprisoned by the regime in Burma for documenting the ongoing...
April 2nd, 2018
Last week, I penned the following op-ed for San Antonio Express-News, urging Texas universities to protect the First Amendment and “challenge young people to engage with concepts that they have never seen before, including...
May 6th, 2016
Going from the office as one of the best Texas Attorneys General ever to Governor, Governor Abbott has brought at least two big legislative disappointments. The first shocking disappointment was his push for the Pre-K4...
July 19th, 2015
There is a growing assault on the Judeo Christian values which serve as the foundation of our Western civilization and the basis of all our laws. These core principles have been a vital part of making America the greatest...
April 27th, 2015
In this New York Times article by Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal, he's on the side of religious liberty, and already I hear mockers on the left saying he just supports discrimination.
April 7th, 2015
Yes folks, he did this. He went there. You have this now.
February 27th, 2015
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...
October 17th, 2014
The Mayor of Houston has backed down on the subpoenas that she issued to five pastors for "all speeches, presentations, or sermons" on a variety of topics, including the mayor, and "gender identity."Despite backing off of...
May 31st, 2019
The Freedom From Religion Foundation is suing Judge Wayne Mack and the State of Texas for allegedly violating an attorney’s First Amendment rights.
April 23rd, 2019
A bill before the Texas Senate seeks to prevent social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter from censoring users based on their viewpoints.
April 20th, 2018
Alexander Hamilton was 21 years of age; Aaron Burr, 20 years of age; James Monroe, 18; James Madison, 25 years old. These young Founding Fathers, some of America’s most notable names, were college age when they stood against...
March 12th, 2018
I released the following statement regarding my support for the First Amendment Defense Act, which I introduced with Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah). The First Amendment Defense Act would prevent discrimination by the federal...
April 30th, 2016
Democrats’ attacks on the First Amendment continue with a gaggle of 17 attorneys general from 15 states, the District of Columbia and the Virgin Islands who call themselves “AGs United for Clean Power.”
May 11th, 2015
If art is to nourish the roots of our culture, society must set the artist free to follow his vision wherever it takes him. John F. Kennedy
April 9th, 2015
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.
March 3rd, 2015
There is an economic impact of net neutrality, but there is a more sinister reason behind Obama's push to control the internet: controlling political speech. As I have shown in previous columns, the left is no longer...
October 28th, 2014
I issued the following statement on a federal judge’s decision to dismiss all charges in a lawsuit brought by True the Vote, a voter integrity non-profit organization that was aggressively targeted by the IRS.American...