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  • Conaway: H.R. 5 Violates Constitutional Rights to Freedom of Religion and Speech
    Posted in Press Release on May 17, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Family Values

    Washington–Friday, Congressman Mike Conaway (TX-11) released the following statement after voting against H.R. 5, the so-called Equality Act: “House Democrats are continuing their crusade to put the federal government at the center of every aspect of life, at the expense of women, children, and families across America. H.R. 5 overrules state and local entities, preventing schools, businesses, and communities from determining who is allowed in single sex facilities such as locker rooms and bathro... Read more

  • Democrats Deny Conaway’s Request to Protect Abortion Survivors
    Posted in Press Release on April 2, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Family Values

    Washington– Tuesday, Congressman Mike Conaway (TX-11) asked Democrats for Unanimous Consent to consider H.R. 962, the Born Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act. His request was denied, as were the 25 requests other Republican members of the House of Representatives have made over the last month. “Children who are born alive after an attempted abortion deserve access to the same standard of medical attention as any other baby born at a similar age,” said Congressman Conaway. “It is unfathomabl... Read more

  • Conaway Introduces Second Chance at Life Act
    Posted in Press Release on April 1, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Family Values

    Monday, Congressman Mike Conaway (TX-11) introduced the Second Chance at Life Act, a bill requiring doctors to inform women seeking a chemical abortion that the abortion can potentially be stopped and reversedin order to save the baby, if she changes her mind after taking the first dose. “It is crucial that women making the decision to end their child’s life have access to all the information they need to make a fully informed decision. A chemical abortion can be fully reversed, with no harm to ... Read more

  • Conaway Votes to Protect the Lives of Unborn Children
    Posted in Press Release on October 3, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Family Values

    Washington– Congressman Mike Conaway (TX-11) released the following statement upon passage of H.R. 36, The Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act: “There is no life more vulnerable than the life of an unborn child.Medical professionals have reached a consensus that at 20 weeks, a child in utero can feel pain and physical suffering. The legislation we passed today, which I was proud to cosponsor, ensures that no child capable of feeling pain will be subjected to the cruelty of an abortion. “Th... Read more

  • 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

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