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Efforts by religious conservatives to get more public schools to teach courses about the Bible got the public support of President Trump late last month: Read More

Your First Political Update of the 86th Lege Session

By Carisa Lopez TFN Political Director Greetings from your Texas Capitol! The latest session of the Texas Legislature is about a month old and it's time to get down to business. So here is our first political update of the year. Periodically, we'll bring you news from the session as well an action item ... or two. Read More

Correcting the President’s ‘Bible Literacy’ Tweet

By Mark Chancey TFN Board Member and Professor at Southern Methodist University Bible courses in public schools appeared to get a high-visibility boost Monday when President Trump tweeted about a group of states proposing such classes. “Starting to make a turn back? Great!” he tweeted. As a Bible scholar, I’d join with the president in affirming the value of a good grasp of the Good Book. Read More

It took just about five minutes for the State Preservation Board finally to vote today to remove the racist and historically inaccurate Confederate plaque that has been displayed at the Texas Capitol for nearly six decades. Check out our press release: Read More

We're calling on the governor and rest of the State Preservation Board to remove from the Texas Capitol the offensive and inaccurate plaque glorifying the Confederacy. The board meets on Friday (Jan. 11) to consider the issue. Check out our press release below. Read More

Texas Freedom Network

@SIECUS @kmillertfn @TXCapTonight This campaign for medically accurate, comprehensive and inclusive #SexEducation will stretch into next year when the TX State Board of Education is scheduled to make a decision. Find the TFN and SEICUS recs and ways to get involved at: tfn.org/sex-ed #TeachTheTruth pic.twitter.com/eoMv…