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More than 260 people signed up to testify at a public hearing today as the State Board of Education considers an overhaul of health education standards -- including standards on sex education -- for Texas public schools. Check out our press release. Read More

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The U.S. Supreme Court this morning rejected a Louisiana law imposing medically unnecessary restrictions that sharply limited access to abortion in that state. The Louisiana law included provisions virtually identical to those in a Texas law struck down by the Supreme Court in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt in 2016. Rev. Erika Forbes, faith and outreach coordinator for the Texas Freedom Network, has the following statement about today’s June Medical Services v. Russo decision on behalf of hundreds of faith leaders across the state who are part of the Texas Freedom Network’s Just Texas project:

“Clergy and other leaders from diverse faith traditions across Texas who support the right of women to make decisions about their own reproductive health care are celebrating the Supreme Court’s decision today. We believe access to comprehensive and affordable health care, including abortion, is a moral and social good, and our faith calls on us to trust and respect the decisions women make about their reproductive health, free of shame or judgment. We reject the relentless, misguided and reckless political campaign to make abortion inaccessible to everyone and call on lawmakers to support legislation recognizing that abortion is essential, time-sensitive health care.”… Read More

The Supreme Court today blocked the Trump administration's efforts to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program established by the previous Obama administration for undocumented young people in the United States. We just sent out this press release from Texas Rising. Read More

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Texas Freedom Network President Kathy Miller has the following statement on today’s U.S. Supreme Court decision that the 1964 civil rights law protects LGBT people from discrimination in employment:…… Read More

So now the truth comes out: anti-abortion activists paid Norma McCorvey, the plaintiff in the Supreme Court's landmark Roe v. Wade abortion rights decision in 1973, to support their efforts later in her life. Their willingness to cheat and lie to ban abortion has been exposed for all to see. Check out our press release:…… Read More

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Until 2018, Texas' public school social studies standards referred to Stonewall Jackson as a role model for “effective leadership in a constitutional republic.” The Confederacy shouldn't be glorified with monuments or in the pages of our school textbooks. twitter.com/NBCNews/…