Monthly Archives: July 2011

Guest Hosting the Ryan Rush Show this afternoon

July 28, 2011
Topic: Update
This afternoon, from 4 to 6 pm, I will be guest hosting the Ryan Rush Show on The Word (KLGO 98.5/99.3 FM).  Be sure to tune...

Liberty Institute participating in Tour of Texas Senate Candidate Forum this Saturday

July 28, 2011
Topic: Update
I will be a panelist for the upcoming Tour of Texas U.S. Senate Candidate Forum event in Austin this Saturday.  I look forward to asking some...

Video of Ceremonial Signing of Budget

July 27, 2011
Topic: Update , Videos
Yesterday, Gov. Rick Perry signed the 2012-2013 Texas budget.  Here is the video of the press conference and ceremonial signing.  Kelly Shackelford, President and CEO of...

Gov. Perry Signs Texas Budget: Liberty Institute Applauds Texas’ Fiscal Responsibility

July 26, 2011
Topic: Update
Today, Gov. Rick Perry signed the 2012-2013 Texas budget in Amarillo, Texas. Texas legislators successfully balanced the budget without raising taxes or using the Rainy Day...

Rep. Wayne Christian Interview on SBOE, Abortion Funding

July 25, 2011
Topic: Pro-Life , SBOE
As part of our continued coverage of the recently completed legislative session, we will be releasing a series of sit down interviews we did with key conservative...

Victory at State Board of Education: Unanimous Vote to Require Changes to Errors related Evolution

July 22, 2011
Topic: SBOE , Update
Victory! SBOE unanimously votes to require changes to errors in science materials, related to evolution, before adoption. Austin Liberals fail again.

Live Blogging State Bd of Ed Meeting; Science Censorship v. Evolution

July 21, 2011
Topic: SBOE , Update
Grade 5 science materials approved.  Grade 6 science materials approved.  Grade 7 science materials approved.  Grade 8 science materials approved.  High School: Chemisty publisher gets requirement...

Guest Hosting the Ryan Rush Show this afternoon; Panelist for Austin Senate Candidate Forum

July 18, 2011
Topic: SBOE , Update
Update: Liberty Institute President and CEO Kelly Shackelford, State Senator Brian Birdwell, State Rep. Paul Workman, and SBOE Member Ken Mercer are all expected to call in live to...

Statesman: Suit Over Houston Prayer Rally “Misguided”

July 15, 2011
Topic: Update
Did I read this correctly?  Is this really from the Austin-American Statesman, dismissing the suit by their liberal friends at the Freedom From Religion group, who...

Will Science/Evolution Materials With Errors Be Used in TX Classrooms: Action Item-Now!

July 14, 2011
Topic: Update
Please call tomorrow morning to sign up to testify before the State Board of Education (for the hearing on next Thursday). If you have a science background, come...