In case you didn't know, the religious right still has the Texas Republican Party firmly in its grip. Just check out the platform adopted at the party convention this month. You'll see all the confirmation you need. Read More
Two big problems got the most attention at last week's State Board of Education discussion of proposed revisions to social studies curriculum standards for Texas public schools: the whitewashing of slavery's role in causing the Civil War and exaggerations of the influence of religion on the American founding. Unfortunately, we saw warning signs that some state board members still aren't ready to #TeachTheTruth. Read More
The State Board of Education's revision of its politically biased curriculum standards for social studies classes in Texas public schools is moving into a new and important phase. On Tuesday (June 12) the board will hold a public hearing on proposed revisions drafted over the past several months by teams of scholars and educators. Now the focus turns to whether state board members will put political agendas aside, listen to the concerns of educators and #TeachTheTruth. Read More
The Texas Freedom Network seeks a full-time Regional Field Coordinator in the Rio Grande Valley. The Texas Freedom Network is a statewide non-partisan, grassroots organization that is building an informed and effective movement working toward equality and social justice. Read More
TFN Statement: Supreme Court’s Colorado Cakeshop Ruling Does Not Grant Businesses a Right to Use Religion to DiscriminateShare
Today's U.S. Supreme Court ruling in a Colorado case does not grant businesses a right to use religion to discriminate. We just sent out the following press release: Read More
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