As I said a moment ago, there is no higher priority in our budget, or certainly in the budgets of the past few years, than providing for what is needed for the protection and security of our country and support of our troops.

- Jim Ryun

The oath of renunciation and allegiance is a solemn vow taken by thousands of immigrants each year to become a United States citizen. The oath is the fundamental statement of allegiance to the United States, and this allegiance is what unites America

- Jim Ryun

Mr. Speaker, the goal of stem cell research should be to help our fellow human beings. The debate on this issue has, unfortunately, moved into dangerous unethical territory when perfectly moral alternatives exist.

- Jim Ryun

Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.

- Jim Ryun

Today, we stand as a united country and are much closer to the ideals set forth in our Constitution that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.

- Jim Ryun

I am concerned about the growing problem of sexual abuse and exploitation of our children.

- Jim Ryun

I am committed to protecting our country against the threat of terrorism.

- Jim Ryun

We have a strong agricultural heritage in Kansas.

- Jim Ryun

Protection of private property is a fundamental right protected in a strong democracy.

- Jim Ryun

The majority of Americans receive health insurance coverage through their employers, but with rising health care costs, many small businesses can no longer afford to provide coverage for their employees.

- Jim Ryun