Governor Abbott Statement On Travis County District Judge Ruling

February 19, 2015 | Austin, TX | Press Release

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.”