In Ethiopia, democracy is in its infancy and it must be nurtured along by its leaders.
Marriage is sacred and protected and has nothing to do with violating our civil rights.
But whether a couple is a man and a woman has everything to do with the meaning of marriage.
I used to live in Ethiopia as a child, and I lived there when Haile Selassie was the emperor.
There is a certain element of complementarity between men and women that is biological by nature.
I welcome the Democrats' ideas on Social Security. I think it is very important to make a bipartisan reform.
Marriage encourages the men and women who together create life to unite in a bond for the protection of children.
Marriage cannot be severed from its cultural, religious and natural roots without weakening the good influence of society.
Our current identification system is so disjointed that the World Trade Center terrorists had a total of 63 valid driver's licenses between them.
From a monarchy followed by suffering under Communism, Ethiopians must be given the opportunity to flourish under the greatest of systems - democracy.