The same can be said of partial birth abortion, which is a horribly violent procedure which kills a baby moments before birth. This decision is contemptuous to Congress, which overwhelmingly passed the ban.
Americans were inspired by the courage of Iraq citizens as they defied threats to there own personal safety and overwhelmingly participated in their nation's elections, and we are now seeing how their courage is inspiring change in Lebanon and elsewhere in the region.
Sociologists, psychologists, and other experts can give us all sorts of technical explanations, but we all know from experience that kids are best off when they have a mom and a dad.
We do not have to look very far to see the results of family deterioration.
American workers like those at Boeing and its supplier companies aren't asking for a handout, or a leg up. They are asking for a chance at fair competition.
Raising taxes as the economy begins to take off makes no sense.
So part of my work was just an educational job of bringing congressmen up to speed that we had this power.
Instead, this amendment simply defines what marriage is, the union of one man and one woman.
This law would define China and Taiwan as a unified country, and unilaterally change mainland China's legal approach to status of Taiwan. This is an unwelcome and provocative action that would increase, rather than calm, tensions in the region.
When federal judges arbitrarily choose to dismiss the will of the nation's elected representatives and chief executive, they place themselves above the law they are sworn to uphold.
Taiwan is a budding democracy, and the people have participated in multi-party democratic elections since 1996.
The advent of self-government for the Iraqi people is a watershed moment in their history.
I oppose any attempt to grant homosexual unions the same legal privileges that civil government affords to traditional marriage and family life.
I oppose the attempts of homosexual activists to treat homosexual activity as a civil right to be protected and promoted by the government.
It is an essential tenet of our whole representative form of government, the idea that there should not be some tyranny which makes it so nobody can even have a chance to vote.