Statements about Families

Says Dan Patrick "supported giving a $5,000 taxpayer-funded voucher to every family to buy a car."  

"I never gave up custody of my children. I never lost custody of my children."  

"Nearly 20% of our residents" are born abroad.

Says a Justice Department memo "directs that you must openly embrace gay marriage and homosexuality."

Says Americans "invented ‘Pong,’ ‘Space Invaders’ and the iPhone."

"Between Austin, San Antonio, Houston and Dallas over 8,000 same-sex couples are raising children."

"An overwhelming majority of Americans support passage of the DREAM Act, which would provide a path to citizenship for undocumented youth willing to work for a college degree or serve in our armed forces."

"Over 81 percent of the babies that are born at LBJ Hospital right here in Houston are born of women who are not here legally."

Says Rick Perry's proposal on driver licenses and high school dropouts has been state law since 1989.

Says his executive order requiring young girls to be vaccinated against HPV wasn't mandatory.

"Inequality in Texas is steadily getting worse, with very few rich people, a great many poor people, and fewer and fewer in the middle."

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