41 Total Quotes

Gary Bauer Quotes

I can't find the word 'abortion' in the Constitution or the Declaration of Independence . . . yet in those words, the right to life is the first right cited.
Gary Bauer
#Abortion

I actually think in spite of their bravado, the Senate Democrats fear a debate over values more than anything else. So I'm going to boldly predict that there will not be a sustainable filibuster of this nomination, and he will be confirmed with at least 60 votes,
Gary Bauer
#Debate

Will you pledge to preserve the Ronald Reagan plank on life in the Republican party platform? Will you finally say you will enforce a litmus test for judicial nominees? Will you vow to pick a pro-life running mate?
Gary Bauer
#Life

If ... the president does decide to put American troops in harm's way, I will unconditionally support them.
Gary Bauer
#Support

Conservatives want to see more evidence that she's willing to take on the prevailing left wing ethos in our legal system. And so far we just don't know enough to know that.
Gary Bauer
#Conservatives

I've raised money for pregnancy crisis centers, while my friend Steve Forbes was raising money for Christie Todd Whitman,
Gary Bauer
#Crisis

[Decrying what he called a] culture of death ... I am not going to go away from this issue or ignore it.
Gary Bauer
#Culture

All the culture war issues will be settled by the court.
Gary Bauer
#American Publicservant #Culture

When the penalty for a policeman's mistake is to put a criminal back out on the street, then we are hurting America; we are hurting our law-abiding citizens.
Gary Bauer
#American Publicservant

When I'm in the White House, you will have a reliable friend for home schooling sitting in the Oval Office,
Gary Bauer
#Home

I don't want to fall into the trap of making George Bush's argument correct,
Gary Bauer
#Argument

Millions of people understand that it's not bigotry to believe that marriage is between a man and a woman, and it's not right-wing to think that children need a mother and a father, not two mothers and two fathers.
Gary Bauer
#Bigotry

I do not believe we are 10 percent overvalued.
Gary Bauer
#Believe

I'm against big bureaucracy in Washington making health care decisions. I just have an aversion to bureaucrats. But it's not just government bureaucrats. I don't like HMO bureaucrats and insurance company bureaucrats either.
Gary Bauer
#American Publicservant

It's an interesting phenomenon that our behavior seems to have taken a turn for the worse when it comes to spreading germs in the office.
Gary Bauer
#Behavior

There's a frustration at the grass-roots level so far.
Gary Bauer
#Frustration

I believe if more American children read the Ten Commandments and are taught what they mean, they will predictably engage in less crime.
Gary Bauer
#American Publicservant

All of my judges will want to welcome every child into the world, give them a place at the table.
Gary Bauer
#American Publicservant

In spite of the Dow Jones industrial average over 10,000, a growing economy, in spite of all those things to our credit, you and I know that there is something wrong in America.
Gary Bauer
#Economy

I have a 25-year record on the sanctity of life. I'm not a Johnny-come-lately like Mr. Forbes.
Gary Bauer
#Life

I hate to see Pat leave,
Gary Bauer
#Hate

They've made a calculation: take action, but with the least discomfort to other portions of the coalition--some of the more moderate suburban women who don't react to this with the same enthusiasm I might.
Gary Bauer
#Action

So what? Let's have that debate!
Gary Bauer
#Debate

Republican presidents have appointed seven of [the] nine Supreme Court ( search ) justices. Many of them had the same sort of profile. We were told they were conservatives, but at the end of the day, they ended up not being, and the result is we still have a court that may force same-sex marriage on us, that may take 'under God' out of the Pledge of Allegiance, that may not overturn Roe [v. Wade],
Gary Bauer
#Republican

Bush is trying to avoid the Souter mistake by relying on a personal relationship, which the first President Bush did not have. But that, many of us would argue, doesn't get you to where you need to be. Just because you know her heart doesn't tell you her judicial philosophy.
Gary Bauer
#Trying

I would urge my fellow conservatives to avoid the temptation to crow about it or take credit.
Gary Bauer
#Temptation

All these stealth candidates to the court end up getting on and being closet liberals.
Gary Bauer
#Liberals

I think my message resonates better. I believe that candidates that are not getting the money and are not showing any ability to create some passion in their audiences are going to find themselves just losing traction.
Gary Bauer
#Money

I don't want to fall into the trap of making George Bush's argument correct. Money ... gets you in the arena, if you don't have any ideas when you get in the arena it (money) doesn't help.
Gary Bauer
#Money