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Just how extreme has the Texas Senate become under Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick? The chamber just passed a bill forcing women to carry to term a fetus suffering such a severe anomaly that it cannot survive. And the bill's author claimed he was just closing a 'loophole' in the law. Another cruel lie. Another anti-abortion law. We sent out the following press statement. Read More

Five Faith Leaders: United In One Voice For Justice

Ready to take action? Here are two quick ways:

1. Sign the letter to lawmakers asking them to reject anti-LGBTQ bills: tfn.org/Faith

2. Come to the One Voice For Justice March & Rally on May 9: tfn.org/JusticeMarchRead More

Just weeks after the Texas Senate passed SB17, a sweeping anti-LGBT discrimination bill, state Rep. Matt Krause, R-Fort Worth, has a message for fellow lawmakers: My bill is even more extreme. Read More

Four Bills, One Goal: Attack Working Texans and LGBTQ People

Dan Patrick's attempt to strip Texas workers and LGBTQ people of basic protections is heading to the Texas House. We need your help. The Patrick-backed collection of bills — SB 2485, 2486, 2487 and 2488 — have already cleared the Senate and will take their first step in the House, in the State Affairs Committee, this Wednesday. The four bills would: Read More

Texas legislators this year claim they finally want to do a better job making sure public schools have the funds they need to educate our state's schoolchildren. Well, the House Public Education Committee isn't helping after last week approving a bill on posting the Ten Commandments in public school classrooms. In fact, that bill is a church-state train wreck that could tie up school districts in expensive lawsuits for years. 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