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The Week in Quotes (July 8 – 14)

Here are some of the week’s most notable quotes. Read More

Anti-sex education activists have launched new efforts to keep Texas students ignorant about how to protect themselves from disease and unintended pregnancy. And this time they're trying to stir up hostility toward LGBT people to do it. Read More

Did the Supreme Court Create a License to Discriminate against LGBTQ People?

Worried about the fallout from the recent Supreme Court ruling for the baker who chose to discriminate against a same-sex couple? Does the Masterpiece Cakeshop decision turn religion into a license to discriminate against LGBTQ people? Get answers from the experts at a series of town hall meetings this month in four Texas cities. Read More

Religious-righters and other anti-abortion activists are hailing the Supreme Court's decision in favor of fake women's health centers that oppose abortion. The court essentially said a California law requiring those organizations to tell women the truth likely violates free speech protections in the First Amendment. Yet Texas is still enforcing a law requiring abortion providers in real health centers to give misleading information to their patients. What about their free speech rights? Read More

The Party Platform Confirms It: Culture Warriors Still Control the Texas GOP

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

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