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Defend marriage as an institution

Forty years ago, if I asked you, "What is a marriage?" you would say, "It is a husband and wife committed to each other for life, of course." But now every part of the family structure is under attack. Marriage should be defended as an institution betwee one man and one woman. Words like marriage, family, life, and work ethic all have meaning and great significance in our culture. In 1996, the Defense of Marriage Act legally defined marriage and affirmed each state's right to protect marriage.
Source: 2010 House campaign website, jameslankford.com, "Issues" , Jan 23, 2010

Sponsored recognition of National Foster Care Month.

Lankford co-sponsored Recognizing National Foster Care Month

RESOLUTION recognizing National Foster Care Month as an opportunity to raise awareness about the challenges of children in the foster care system, and encouraging Congress to implement policy to improve the lives of children in the foster care system.

Source: H.Res.577/S.Res.442 14_SRes442 on May 13, 2014

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