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  • The Reason for the Season
    Posted in Column on December 18, 2007 | Preview rr
    Tags: Right to Life

    Did you hear that Congress recently voted to keep “Christ” in Christmas? I’m not joking! Just in time for the holidays, the House passed a measure to “recognize the importance of Christmas.” Read more

  • Sam Johnson Heralds Partial Birth Abortion SCOTUS Ruling
    Posted in Press Release on April 18, 2007 | Preview rr
    Tags: Right to Life

    Today U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (3rd Dist.-Texas) praised the 5-4 ruling by the Supreme Court of the United States to affirm the partial birth abortion ban. The Partial Birth Abortion Ban Act outlawed the gruesome late-term abortion procedure. The law forbids an abortion, generally performed in the second or third trimester. Read more

  • Sam Johnson co-sponsors bill to protect the life of the unborn
    Posted in Press Release on January 22, 2007 | Preview rr
    Tags: Right to Life

    Today U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (3rd Dist.-Texas) released the following statement on new legislation he co-sponsored, the Right to Life Act. Introduced today, the Act would provide constitutional protection to all unborn children from the moment of conception. Read more

  • Sam Johnson statement on stem cell vote
    Posted in Press Release on January 11, 2007 | Preview rr
    Tags: Right to Life

    Today U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (3rd Dist.-Texas) released the following statement after the House passed H.R. 3, the Expanding Stem Cell Research Act. A well-known pro-life supporter and a member of the Pro-Life Caucus, Johnson voted against the measure. The Act passed 253 to 174. The Republicans offered a motion to prohibit federal support of human cloning, which failed 189 to 238. Read more

  • Protecting Marriage
    Posted in Column on July 26, 2006 | Preview rr
    Tags: Right to Life

    Our Constitution is not easily amended. When drafting the document, our Founding Fathers created what they knew would be a challenging set of requirements for changing their original work. Read more

  • Sam Johnson Votes to Protect “Under God” in Pledge
    Posted in Press Release on July 20, 2006 | Preview rr
    Tags: Right to Life

    Today U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (3rd Dist.-Texas) voted to protect “under God” in the Pledge of Allegiance. The Pledge Protection Act passed 260-167. Read more

  • Sam Johnson: Supreme Court goes too far
    Posted in Press Release on June 23, 2005 | Preview rr
    Tags: Right to Life

    Today U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (3rd Dist.-Texas) issued the following statement blasting a recent decision by the United States Supreme Court that cities may confiscate land, essentially repealing the Fifth Amendment of the United States Constitution, also known as eminent domain. According to the Associated Press, “A divided Supreme Court ruled Thursday that local governments may seize people's homes and businesses against their will for private development in a decision anxiously awaited in communities where economic growth often is at war with individual property rights.” Read more

  • Dallas Congressmen Deliver Kids Valentines for Veterans
    Posted in Press Release on February 14, 2005 | Preview rr
    Tags: Right to Life

    Today, Dallas-area Congressmen Sam Johnson (TX-3) and Jeb Hensarling (TX-5) delivered handmade Valentine’s Day greetings on behalf of 1,000 North Texas school children to hospitalized veterans at the Dallas Veterans Administration Medical Center. Read more

  • Sam Johnson Statement on Tom DeLay
    Posted in Press Release on October 6, 2004 | Preview rr
    Tags: Right to Life

    Today U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (3rd Dist.-Texas) released the following statement on Majority Leader Tom DeLay. Read more

  • Sam Johnson: Don’t mess with marriage
    Posted in Press Release on September 30, 2004 | Preview rr
    Tags: Right to Life

    Today U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (3rd Dist.-Texas) voted for the Marriage Protection Act, a proposed constitutional amendment that says “marriage in the United States shall consist solely of the union of one man and one woman.” The measure passed by a vote of 227 to 186, but did not garner the 2/3 majority vote needed to change the Constitution. Read more