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Governor Abbott Statement On Travis County District Judge Ruling

Thursday, February 19, 2015  •  Austin, TX  •  Press Release
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Governor Abbott today released the following statement in response to the ruling by a Travis County District Judge:

“Article 1, Section 32 of the Texas Constitution defines marriage as consisting ‘only of the union of one man and one woman’ and was approved by more than three-quarters of Texas voters. I am committed to ensuring that the Texas Constitution is upheld and that the rule of law is maintained in the State of Texas.”