Monthly Archives: January 2009

Texas Senate Committees Announced

January 30, 2009
Topic: Update
Very few changes, most result from posts held last session by nonreturning Senators. A few notables; Sen. Ogden will once again chair the powerful Finance committee,...

Gov. Perry’s State of The State Speech-FMF in Attendance

January 30, 2009
Topic: Update
Gov. Perry, as the Texas Constitution “compel”, will deliver his State of the State speech from the Texas House floor tomorrow.  FMF President and our...

New Sex Ed Bill (HB 741) Attacks Abstinence, Promotes Contraceptives

January 29, 2009
Topic: Update
Texas State Rep. Joaquin Castro’s bill, if passed, will eliminate the following sections of the current Education Code:   “devote more attention to abstinence from sexual activity...

Pro-Abortion Bill Skirts Informed Consent Laws

January 28, 2009
Topic: Update
Rep. Jessica Farrar has once again filed her bill which allows doctors to avoid telling a woman of the risks involved in having an abortion if...

Perry Delivers “Courageous Conservative,” Pro-Life State of the State Speech

January 27, 2009
Topic: Update
First of all, I apologize for not blogging live during Gov. Perry’s  State of the State speech, as I had promised.  At the last minute, I...

So-Called Conservative Members Kick Sand in the Face of Their Constituents & the Grassroots

January 27, 2009
Topic: Update
Pat Hardy, Tincy Miller, and Bob Craig, Republican Texas State Board of Education (SBOE) members,  all voted on Thursday to strip the 20-year policy of teaching...

Pro-Life Rally Day-Austin-This Saturday

January 22, 2009
Topic: Update
This Saturday, January 24, the Rally for Life will be at the Capitol in Austin along with Free Market Foundation (FMF) as a co-sponsor of this...

CENSORSHIP APPROVED IN SCIENCE CLASS!!

January 22, 2009
Topic: Update
Update: SBOE yet to take final vote on science curriculum langauge, although vote rejecting the “strengths and weaknesses” language basically means the proposed new language, which...

Texas Science Standards up for Vote

January 22, 2009
Topic: Update
Pete Chagnon – OneNewsNow – 1/22/2009 4:30:00 AM  The Texas State Board of Education is considering a revision of the way controversial science subjects are taught....

Check Us Out on Austin News!

January 22, 2009
Topic: Update
In yesterday’s State Board of Education hearing, we were able to get our message out on several news stations!  Here’s a link to video that you...