Committees in both chambers of the Texas Legislature will consider discriminatory legislation Wednesday, one taking up its version of the bathroom bill and the other considering a bill that would discriminate against LGBT families in foster care and adoptive placements. Read More
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Texas lawmakers are still -- still! -- trying everything they can to undo the landmark U.S. Supreme Court case that made the freedom to marry legal nationwide. Read More
The war on women's reproductive health care in Texas continues on Wednesday, when the House State Affairs Committee holds a hearing on another bill that would turn lies into laws. Read More
Another attack on LGBT Texans is coming Wednesday. Read More
Late last week, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick’s pet voucher scheme was voted out of the Senate Education Committee. The bill, Senate Bill 3, would create “Education Savings Accounts” and “Tax Credit Scholarships,” which are just other names for voucher schemes. In other words, this is two voucher bills in one.
But here’s the good news — Patrick is having trouble getting the necessary votes to bring his bill to the Senate floor.
The vote is very close on this one. So we need you to call your Senator TODAY and tell them to stand against all efforts to bring SB 3 to the Senate floor.
Vouchers would strip precious funds from our neighborhood schools. Let’s stop SB 3 in its tracks!… Read More