Constituent: …now given your voting record opposing legislation protecting women from violence. Will you make a commitment to us today…make a promise that you will reach out to Congresswoman Jackie Speier and work with her to see this bill successfully though Congress?
Barton: Let me comment on a number of things there. On the first bill that I voted against—that’s a true statement. And I voted against it because I think that’s a state issue, not a federal issue (inaudible)...
Audience: It’s violence against women, that’s a national issue. That is an issue that impacts everyone everywhere, not only in this country but everywhere.
Audience: (inaduable)…the whole state of Texas…you represent Texas first.
Barton: You sir shut up…