Monthly Archives: March 2009

Texas TeenPact Visits Capitol

March 31, 2009
Topic: Update
Today at the capitol, Jonathan Saenz spoke to 60 students with the Texas TeenPact Leadership Schools.  He challenged this young generation from all over the state of...

Attack on Abstinence-based Sex Ed Today in Public Education Committee

March 31, 2009
Topic: SBOE
7:40 p.m.  Rep. Eissler asking question – “So we could achieve the goals of this bill by just having better training for schools with our current...

Science & Censorship (Evolution) Video & Victory Report

March 30, 2009
Topic: Update
Click here for more details on this huge VICTORY regarding Science, censorship, and evolution. http://txvalues.org/2009/03/30/setting-the-record-straight-on-science-correcting-some-misleading-media-reports/ Click here for more analysis.  http://txvalues.org/2009/03/27/surprise-science-censorship-not-over-yet/

Ultrasound Bill-Full Senate Vote This Week!!

March 30, 2009
Topic: Update
SB 182, by Sen. Patrick has been placed on the Senate Intent Calendar and could be voted on as early as Wednesday or possibly Thursday by the full...

Setting the Record Straight on Science: Correcting Some Misleading Media Reports

March 30, 2009
Topic: Update
The media coverage of Friday’s victory for critical discussion of Science and rejection of Censorship has been all over the map, and I don’t just mean...

We Win!! Shocking Reversal: Censorship Fails, “Examining All Sides” of Science Carries the Day

March 27, 2009
Topic: Update
Click here to see how the other side is describing their defeat. http://www.tfn.org/site/PageServer  Also here for the extreme liberal group, NCSE, and its atheist leader http://ncseweb.org/news/2009/04/setback-science-education-texas-004710...

Ultrasound Bill Passes out of Senate Committee 7-2

March 26, 2009
Topic: Update
Sen. Patrick’s SB 182, the Ultrasound bill, today passed favorably out of Senate State Affairs Committee, 7-2.  Click here to see our recap of the hearing. ...

Censorship Prevails, Strengths & Weaknesses Struck out!!

March 26, 2009
Topic: Update
11:15-Strengths and Weakness fails 7-7.  SBOE member Berlanga absent. For: Cargill Leo Mercer Bradley Lowe McLeroy Dunbar   Against: Allen Agosto Miller Craig Knight Nunez Hardy...

Science & Censorship Video Update

March 26, 2009
Topic: Update
Here’s a video update from Fox 7 Austin on the SBOE hearing. http://www.myfoxaustin.com/dpp/news/local/032509_Evolution_a_Hot_Topic_in_School_Books

Science & Censorship Hearing Continues

March 25, 2009
Topic: Update
6:25- San Antonio Science Teacher, Pierre Velasquez, who has taught science for 31 years, and has upper level degrees, is now testifying.  His school is in SBOE...