Today we were proud to stand at the state Capitol with our partners and LGBT advocates from across Texas to call on lawmakers to support equality for all, regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Check out the press release we just sent out: Read More
Last year the Texas Freedom Network joined scholars in calling on the State Board of Education to stop glorifying the Confederacy and Confederate heroes in public school history classrooms. We also advocated removing from the Texas Capitol a plaque that promoted the lie that the Confederacy didn't fight to preserve the evil institution of slavery. In the following guest blog post, Bryan Register -- an Austin Community College professor and founder of De-Confederate Austin -- calls for abolishing Confederate Heroes Day as a state holiday. State Rep. Jarvis Johnson has filed a bill -- HB1183 -- that would do so. That bill has been referred to the House State Affairs Committee, chaired by state Rep. Dade Phelan. Read More
New Study Makes Clear that Texas Abortion Restrictions Blocked Access, Delayed Care Until Later in PregnancyShare
Restrictions Were Never About Protecting Women’s Health, TFN President Says Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 12, 2019 AUSTIN - Texas Freedom Network President Kathy Miller is condemning Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton’s request that the Trump administration exempt publicly funded adoption and foster care agencies in the state from federal rules that bar discrimination for religious reasons. Read More
“Religious Exemption” bills undermine equality and open state to litigation Read More
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