Topic: Religious Liberty

Rep. Dwayne Bohac, Texas Values Lead Effort to Raise Awareness for Texas’ New Merry Christmas Law

December 8, 2014
AUSTIN, TX – Today, State Representative Dwayne Bohac (R-Houston)  hosted a press conference at the Texas Capitol, to raise awareness for the State’s new Merry Christmas...

Mayor Parker Withdraws Pastor Subpoenas, “I Stand Sunday” Set

October 29, 2014
October 29, 2014 – Today at a press conference, Houston Mayor Annise Parker’s announced her plan to withdraw the subpoena of sermons and other communications belonging...

Video: Ryan Anderson ‘What is Marriage?’ Presentation

October 21, 2014
On Oct. 16, Texas Values hosted an event at Criswell College in Dallas featuring The Heritage Foundation’s Ryan Anderson. Here is the full video of his...

City of Houston to Pastors: Turn Over Your Sermons

October 15, 2014
Houston, TX – The City of Houston has demanded pastors in Houston turn over their “sermons”, “speeches” and other “communications” regarding “homosexuality, or gender identity.” Texas...

Religious Freedom Attacks Growing at ‘Alarming Rate’

September 30, 2014
Our friends at Liberty Institute and the Family Research Council have released the 2014 edition of Undeniable: The Survey of Hostility to Religion in America. The...

Video: Liberal Distortion Campaign Targets Texas History Books

September 18, 2014
A liberal, anti-Christian group is attempting to stir up media controversy (again) at the State Board of Education over the adoption of History textbooks based on...

Video: University Bans Christian Cross from Players’ Helmets

September 12, 2014
*Update: The University has reversed course and will allow the memorial crosses on players’ helmets after receiving pressure from a demand letter from our friends at Liberty...

Jonathan Saenz Recognized for Religious Freedom & Pro-life Legal Work

August 22, 2014
The Catholic Diocese of Austin recently sent a letter to its Central Texas supporters highlighting the contribution of Texas Values president, Jonathan Saenz. Earlier this summer...

President Obama Refuses Religious Protection, Signs LGBT Executive Order

July 21, 2014
July 21, 2014 – Today, President Obama bypassed Congress and signed an executive order that threatens churches, religious organizations, and nonprofits by forcing them to essentially...

Texas Values Praises Religious Freedom Victory for Hobby Lobby

June 30, 2014
June 30, 2014 – Today, the U.S. Supreme Court released its historic decision in the Hobby Lobby case opposing Obamacare’s HHS mandate (Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby Stores,...