We'll cut right to it: The Legislature is going after abortion access ...again. Read More

Take Action: Stop Dan Patrick’s Race to Discriminate

On Monday, in an extraordinary move, a Senate committee held a sham of a hearing on SB 1978, an anti-LGBTQ bill that misuses religion to justify discrimination. There was no notice given and the whole hearing was done in three minutes. Because of that, there was no one there to testify against the bill. Read More

SB 9 makes voting harder. It could become law.

One of the worst voter suppression bills in the country this year is on the move and could be headed to Gov. Abbott’s desk unless we act now to stop it. Read More

This Monday, April 1, extremist lawmakers at the Texas Legislature are launching an all-out assault on abortion rights with a series of bills that include a complete ban on abortion.

Here’s a list of those bills and where you can go at the Capitol to register your opposition at one of the registration kiosks.

If you can’t attend in person, you can also call lawmakers. Use the tool at the bottom of this post to find contact information for your representatives.

HB2350

What: HB2350 (Capriglione) – Would make abortion illegal with NO exception for rape, incest, or fetal anomaly. When: Monday, April 1, 2019 Where: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Committee, E2.026, 8am

How you can help:

Call your state representative and tell them to vote no Provide testimony in opposition Register in opposition to the bill at a kiosk HB3605

What: HB 3605 (Sanford) – Would appoint an attorney ad litem to represent a fetus during a judicial bypass proceeding for a pregnant minor who wants an abortion. When: Monday, April 1, 2019 Where: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Committee, E2.026, 8am

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Week of Action: Fighting for Rosie’s Law in the RGV

This week Texas Rising and TFN will host a Week of Action in support of “Rosie’s Law” — HB 895. Read More

Scott Braddock

So, we were told repeatedly that the whole point of the #SaveChikFilA bill was that they should be free to do whatever they like. Now that they're doing something different, as a private business, the same people who pushed the bill are blasting them. Ok. #TxLege