Topic: Religious Liberty

Texas Values statement on Georgia governor’s veto of religious liberty bill

March 28, 2016
On Monday morning, Georgia Governor Nathan Deal vetoed a bill that would have protected religious freedom for Georgia’s churches, clergy, faith-based entities, and citizens. Following the...

Catholic Nuns, Christian Colleges Fight Obama Admin for Religious Freedom at Supreme Court

March 23, 2016
Today, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments on Zubick v. Burwell, a consolidated case that includes Little Sisters of the Poor, East Texas Baptist University, Houston...

Texas Senate Committee Holds Religious Liberty Hearing

February 17, 2016
Today, the Texas Senate State Affairs Committee held a public hearing on religious liberty as state leaders, including Lt. Gov. Patrick, have expressed concerns about the...

Texas Supreme Court Favors Kountze Cheerleaders In Bible Banner Case

January 29, 2016
Today, in an 8-0 decision, the Texas Supreme Court ruled in favor of the Kountze Cheerleaders who wrote Bible verses on their run-through banners for school...

Victory Report: How We Stopped Grinches From Stealing Christmas This Year!

December 23, 2015
Despite the efforts by some Grinches, Christmas is still winning in Texas because of our work. Just this month we helped achieve victory for a school...

Gov. Abbott Orders Mocking ‘Nativity Display’ At Capitol To Be Removed

December 22, 2015
Austin, TX –Today, Gov. Greg Abbott sent a letter to the State Preservation Board ordering that a “spiteful,” “disrespectful,” and “mocking”  nativity display in the Capitol...

Victory! Ban On Bible Study Is Lifted For Police Officers

December 19, 2015
December 19, 2015 –The City of Beaumont has quickly reversed course and has now decided to allow police officers to continue having their voluntary Bible studies...

City of Orange Removes Nativity Scene, County Nativity Stays

December 17, 2015
The City of Orange, TX has removed a nativity scene displayed at City Hall this week after an atheist created negative attention and controversy over the...

Texas Values’ ‘Merry Christmas Texas’ Project Educates Texans on Merry Christmas Law

December 9, 2015
This week, Texas Values announced that relaunch of the ‘Merry Christmas Texas’ project, a statewide effort to educate and protect the acknowledgement of Christmas in public...

Texas Values Talks Houston Victory with Dr. James Dobson’s Family Talk

November 19, 2015
The victory over Houston’s bathroom ordinance was a massive win for common sense, safety, and religious freedom, not just in Houston, but for all of Texas. We...