prohibiting the dilation and extraction procedure, also known as "partial birth" abortion;
banning use of taxpayer funds for abortion;
waiting periods and parental notification requirements.
Campaign Finance Issues: Supports
prohibiting federally registered lobbyists from contributing to Members of Congress, while Congress is in session;
instant disclosure of contributions;
banning soft money contributions from labor unions and corporations because members/shareholders have no say in how those contributions are given.
young people who commit crimes to be held accountable for their actions;
encouraging and expanding the role of charities in after-school programs - not only be filled with sports and play, but include lessons in responsibility and character;
military-style boot camps for first-time juvenile felons.
When Governor of Texas, Bush established boot camps and created "Second Chance" group homes for unwed teen welfare mothers - run by faith-based and other private groups - to offer them a place to raise their child in a loving, structured environment, get an education, and receive job training.
Edited by eloisel, 24 September 2005 - 09:31 PM.