SB 8, a cruel and unnecessary anti-abortion bill, which has already passed in the Texas Senate, could be voted on by the Texas House as soon as this Friday, May 19.

According to our friends at NARAL Pro-Choice Texas, this bill would “ban the donation of fetal tissue from abortion clinics for research purposes and contains a copy of an existing federal ban of safe, medically-proven abortion procedure. It also requires embryonic and fetal tissue to be buried or cremated, rather than handled according to current public health regulations.”

We need phone calls to your state representatives to keep this bill from going any further. Here’s how you can contact your state rep and some suggested language to use when you do:

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With precious few days left in the Texas legislative session, anti-LGBT lawmakers are doing everything they can to legalize discrimination in Texas. Here is where things stand:…… Read More

The Texas House is scheduled to vote on a dangerous religious refusal bill β€” this one targeting both LGBT families AND reproductive rights.Β  Read More

The Texas Senate is considering a bill, which could be voted on any day now, that would give State Board of Education members the power to censor textbook content they don't like. Read More

The Texas House sub-committee on Educator Quality will take up House Bill 1485 by state Rep. Valoree Swanson, R-Spring. Read More

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The first Black and Jewish Senators from Georgia, and the first Hispanic Senator from California were just sworn in!