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Issue Position: Family Values

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Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst has worked with countless volunteers and activists across Texas in passing legislation that protects the unborn, defines marriage as a union between a man and a woman, keeps our children safe and strengthens Texas families. A committed father and husband, Dewhurst will continue to fight for pro-family legislation in the U.S. Senate.

Proven Record

David passed Jessica's Law, requiring mandatory 25-year-to-life sentences for a first-time conviction for aggravated sexual assault of certain child victims
David passed a sonogram bill requiring women seeking abortions to view a sonogram and a 24-hour waiting period before a woman can receive an abortion
David passed parental consent laws

David passed the Woman's Right to Know Law, providing women vital medical information in hopes of turning women away from seeking abortion

David passed a ban on state tax dollars being used to fund abortion facilities

David passed a bill increasing penalties for Internet online child predators

David passed a bill defining marriage as a union between one man and one
woman

David championed successful state constitutional amendment: providing that
marriage in this state consists only of the union of one man and one woman

David passed legislation protecting a student's right to pray and reflect in schools


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