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John Cornyn on Families & Children

Republican Jr Senator (TX)

 


Supports using campaign funds for candidate child care

MJ Hegar, candidate for U.S. Senate and mother of two young kids, has asked the Federal Election Commission for approval to spend campaign donations on child care as she seeks to oust Sen. John Cornyn. "The time and travel demands of federal candidacy place a unique burden on the parents of young children," she told the commission.

Cornyn weighed in Friday with the commission--offering his "full support."

Source: Dallas Morning News on 2020 Texas Senatorial race , Jun 15, 2019

Respect the traditional institution of marriage

Senator Cornyn strongly believes that every individual is worthy of respect, and that the traditional institution of marriage is worthy of protection.

He supports providing opportunity for all and removing government limitations on freedom so that every citizen has the chance to realize the American dream.

Government must provide a "hand-up" for citizens, not merely a "hand-out." The best gifts government can give to citizens are the ability and skills to improve their own lives.

Source: Vote-USA.org on 2014 Texas Senate incumbents , Oct 25, 2014

Strengthen families by supporting marriage

Cornyn will continue to enforce child support laws and to pass laws that strengthen the American family. He will continue to champion the institution of marriage. John Cornyn believes that whenever possible, a child deserves the support and nurture of a two-parent family. He will fight to reverse tax and welfare policies that discourage productive work and marriage, including the unfair marriage penalty tax.
Source: 2002 Senate campaign website, www.JohnCornyn.com, “Issues” , Jun 20, 2002

Rated 100% by the Christian Coalition: a pro-Family-Value voting record.

Cornyn scores 100% by the Christian Coalition on family issues

The Christian Coalition was founded in 1989 by Dr. Pat Robertson to give Christians a voice in government. We represent millions of people of faith and enable them to have a strong, unified voice in the conversation we call democracy.

    Our Five-Fold Mission:
  1. Represent the pro-family point of view before local councils, school boards, state legislatures, and Congress
  2. Speak out in the public arena and in the media
  3. Train leaders for effective social and political action
  4. Inform pro-family voters about timely issues and legislation
  5. Protest anti-Christian bigotry and defend the rights of people of faith.
Our ratings are based on the votes the organization considered most important; the numbers reflect the percentage of time the representative voted the organization's preferred position.
Source: CC website 03n-CC on Dec 31, 2003

Pro-parental notification, according to CC survey.

Cornyn supports the Christian Coalition survey question on parental notification

The Christian Coalition inferred whether candidates agree or disagree with the statement, 'Parental Notification for Abortions by Minors ?' Self-description by Christian Coalition of America: "These guides help give voters a clear understanding of where candidates stand on important pro-family issues" for all Senate and Presidential candidates.

Source: CC Survey 20CC-1C on Sep 10, 2020

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