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More legislation targeting transgender Texans is moving at the Capitol this week. Today TFN, Just Texas and the Transgender Education Network of Texas released the following statements. Read More

Republican lawmakers in the Texas Capitol are once again pushing bills that seek to turn religious freedom into a license to discriminate. These bills are intended to slow or stop altogether progress toward equality for LGBTQ Texans. Check out our press release today. Read More

TFN and clergy with Just Texas are calling out the growing legislative assault on transgender youth and their families at the Texas Capitol. One of the appalling bills moving at the Capitol this week would even brand parents as criminal abusers for loving and supporting their transgender kids. Others would ban transgender youth from school sports and from accessing the medically recommended health care they need. Check out our press release. Read More

Online Gathering Comes as the Legislature Considers Voting Restrictions in Response to a Surge of Participation by Young Voters and Voters of Color FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 8, 2021 AUSTIN, Texas – Texas Rising Action, the Texas Freedom Network’s political organizing arm for young Texans, this week for the first time in its history expanded its legislative Advocacy Day to an Advocacy Week, with a special focus on countering the ongoing attacks on the voting rights of Texans at the state Legislature. Read More

It's becoming clearer that too many legislators are determined to see Jim Crow ride again in Texas. Today the House Elections Committee advanced a sweeping voter suppression bill targeting Texans of color. Check out our press release. Read More

Texas Civil Rights Project

The supporters of #HB6 and #SB7 challenged people to “read the bills and point to voter suppression.” Today, 63 civil rights orgs have gladly accepted that challenge & are releasing two joint statements outlining some of the sections that would harm voters the most #txlege pic.twitter.com/qvox…