TFN Condemns Irresponsible Vote for Ban on Stem Cell Research Funding

TFN Condemns Irresponsible Vote for Ban on Stem Cell Research Funding State Affairs Committee’s Snap Vote Is a Sneak Attack on Patients and Families FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 16, 2007 AUSTIN The president of the Texas Freedom Network today sharply condemned Friday’s snap vote by the House State Affairs Committee to bar state funding for […]

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TFN Launches Statewide Petition Campaign Supporting Stem Cell Research

TFN Launches Statewide Petition Campaign Supporting Stem Cell Research TFN Releases Early Petition Names as House Committee Hears Testimony on Stem Cell Research in Texas FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 12, 2007 The Texas Freedom Network has launched a statewide petition campaign urging legislators to protect and promote medical research involving both embryonic and adult stem […]

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Proposed Bill on Bible Classes Could Endanger Religious Freedom

Proposed Bill on Bible Classes Could Endanger Religious Freedom Public Schools also Face Legal Jeopardy if Legislation Passes with No Amendments FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 3, 2007 Proposed legislation mandating that every Texas public high school offer courses on the Bible could threaten the religious freedom of students and put school districts in legal jeopardy, […]

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Proposed Massive Pilot Voucher Program Takes Aim at Urban School Districts

Proposed Massive Pilot Voucher Program Takes Aim at Urban School Districts S.B. 1506 Could Drain $450 Million from Public Schools FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 29, 2007 The president of the Texas Freedom Network warned senators today that a proposed pilot voucher program would undermine public schools in urban school districts across the state. “There is […]

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House Vote Slams Door Shut on Voucher Schemes

House Vote Slams Door Shut on Voucher Schemes Statement from TFN President Kathy Miller on Passage of Anti-Voucher Amendment to H.B. 1 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 29, 2007 AUSTIN Tonight state House members sent a clear message in support of neighborhood schools by voting to bar public funding for private school vouchers in Texas. The […]

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