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For Immediate Release Austin, Texas — SB 8 will ban abortion before many women even know they are pregnant, but that didn’t stop the Texas House of Representatives from passing the bill on the House floor on Wednesday. HB 1280, which is up for a vote in the House later today, will make virtually all abortions illegal in Texas with only a few exceptions, and criminalize doctors for performing abortions. Read More
Texas gained two new seats given new Census information. Find Texas Rising Action's statement below:…… Read More
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