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  • Conaway Votes to Protect States from Obama Abortion Regulation
    Posted in Press Release on February 16, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Family Values

    Washington, D.C.–Today, Congressman Mike Conaway (TX-11) voted to protect Title X grant funding for states who choose to not offer funding for abortion providers, such as Planned Parenthood. This legislation, H.J. Res 43, passed the House of Representatives 230-188. “The regulation that we voted to repeal today was one of President Obama’s last ditch efforts to supersede state law and force taxpayer funded abortions,” said Congressman Conaway. “Individual states have always had the authority to... Read more

  • Conaway Statement on Atrocious Planned Parenthood Video
    Posted in Press Release on July 15, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Family Values

    Washington– Congressman Mike Conaway (TX-11) issued the following statement after a video surfaced documenting Planned Parenthood’s atrocious practices: “I am utterly stunned and sick to my stomach by this complete and absolute disregard for human life. Without a hint of shame, one of Planned Parenthood’s doctors vividly described how to dismember a baby in order to ‘harvest’ its body parts for sale. It is horrifying to know that this type of conniving and despicable behavior is not only accept... Read more

  • Conaway Responds to Supreme Court Decision on Same-Sex Marriage
    Posted in Press Release on June 26, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Family Values

    Washington– Congressman Mike Conaway released the following statement in response to the Supreme Court ruling in Obergfell v. Hodges: “Today, we received another disappointing decision from the Supreme Court. Instead of upholding states’ rights, the Supreme Court decided yet again to legislate from the bench and impose their beliefs on all of us. This decision conflicts with my deeply held personal belief that marriage is a sacred vow between one man and one woman before God. I have supported t... Read more

  • House Passes Legislation to Prevent Late-Term Abortions
    Posted in Press Release on May 13, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Family Values

    Washington – Wednesday, the House of Representatives voted to pass the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act by a vote of 242-184. Congressman Mike Conaway (TX-11), a cosponsor of this legislation, released the following statement upon passage of the legislation: “Every child deserves to be protected and right now, that’s not always the case,” said Congressman Conaway. “This legislation takes on the important task of defending the defenseless: pain-capable unborn children. There is nothing mo... Read more

  • Conaway Votes to Stop Taxpayer Funded Abortions
    Posted in Press Release on January 22, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Family Values

    Washington – On Thursday, the 42nd anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision, the House of Representatives voted to pass the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act. This legislation will prevent the use of federal funds for any abortion, including tax credits for Obamacare healthcare plans that include abortion coverage. “Every child deserves protection under the law, including those who have not yet been born,” said Congressman Conaway. “Current laws provide federal funding for some abortions and t... Read more

  • Rep. Conaway statement on Supreme Court decisions
    Posted in Press Release on June 26, 2013 | Preview rr
    Tags: Family Values

    U.S. Representative K. Michael Conaway (R-Texas) issued the following statement on the U.S. Supreme Court’s decisions this morning: “I am disappointed in the Supreme Court’s decisions today, as I believe marriage is between one man and one woman. Federal legal recognition should be reserved for traditional marriage, because that is what best protects our families and our children.” Read more

  • Conaway statement on repealing Obamacare
    Posted in Press Release on July 11, 2012 | Preview rr
    Tags: Family Values

    Today, Rep. K. Michael Conway (R-TX) made the following statement after voting in favor of the Repeal Obamacare Act, H.R. 6079: “The Affordable Care Act is a misguided and dangerous expansion of federal power which reduces our freedoms, slows job creation, and burdens our children with an additional trillion dollars of unnecessary debt. “The entire law is premised on the false idea that Washington knows best, when clearly it does not. If this law is left unchecked, it will reduce health care acc... Read more

  • Conaway vows to continue fighting to repeal Obamacare
    Posted in Press Release on June 28, 2012 | Preview rr
    Tags: Family Values

    Rep. K. Michael Conaway (R-TX) released the following statement after the Supreme Court of the United States ruled President Obama’s health care legislation constitutional. “Today, the Supreme Court ruled the individual mandate constitutional and with every fiber of my being, I vehemently disagree with their decision. “The Constitution is a document that limits the powers of the federal government; it does not grant the federal government the power to force citizens to enter into private contrac... Read more

  • Conaway Supports Protect Medical Innovation Act
    Posted in Press Release on June 7, 2012 | Preview rr
    Tags: Family Values

    Rep. K. Michael Conaway (R-TX) offered the following comments after the house approved the Protect Medical Innovation Act of 2012, H.R. 436. “With millions still out of work, a $1 trillion deficit and an exploding national debt, the last thing America needs is more problems from Obamacare,” said Rep. Conaway. “This measure eliminates an innovation-destroying 2.3 percent tax on the firms who make medical devices created to fund Obamacare. Set to begin next year, this tax would increase cost of e... Read more

  • Conaway calls for the resignation of top EPA official for call to ‘crucify’ oil companies
    Posted in Press Release on April 26, 2012 | Preview rr
    Tags: Family Values, Energy and Environment

    Today, Rep. K. Michael Conaway (R-TX) called on Environmental Protection Agency administrator Lisa P. Jackson to terminate Al Armendariz, the agency’s Region 6 administrator, for comments he made comparing the agency’s enforcement strategy to Roman crucifixion. Rep. Conaway released the following statement: “Administrator Armendariz’s comments reflect a vindictive culture within EPA Region 6 that is driven more by ideology than science. It is no secret in Texas, the heart of America’s oil and ga... Read more