Topic: Texas Legislature

Sen. Paxton Interview on Battling for Family Values in Texas Senate

June 12, 2013
With the regular session of the 83rd Texas Legislative Session now complete (and the special session now underway), Texas Values will be interviewing some of the...

CSCOPE Hearing in Texas House

April 30, 2013
Update: CSCOPE Bill, SB 1406 – putting CSCOPE under oversight of the elected State Board of Education, was voted out of the House Public Education Committee last...

Texas A.G.: Domestic Partnerships Violate Texas Constitution

Austin, TX, April 29, 2012 – Today, Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott and his office released an official attorney general opinion concluding that the Texas Constitution...

Religious Freedom Amendment Being Blocked?

April 25, 2013
The Texas Religious Freedom Amendment (SJR 4 and HJR 110) is currently sitting in both the Texas House and Senate Committees on State Affairs and has...

Are Your Representatives Supporting Religious Freedom?

April 22, 2013
The Texas Religious Freedom Amendment (HJR 110/SJR 4) would provide clear and specific protection in our state constitution for religious freedom. A state religious freedom constitutional...

Texas Legal Experts Agree: Religious Freedom Protection Needed, Abortion Argument Meritless

April 15, 2013
Today the supporters of the Texas Religious Freedom Amendment, SJR 4, overwhelmed the Senate State Affairs committee in support of needed religious freedom protection.  Leading legal...

Religious Freedom Amendment in Senate Committee

April 13, 2013
The Senate version of the Texas Religious Freedom Amendment, SJR 4 by Senator Campbell, has been scheduled for a committee hearing on Monday, April 15 in the...

Defend Preborn Children, Support the Texas Preborn Pain Bill

April 10, 2013
The Texas Preborn Pain Bill would establish a state interest in protecting preborn children who can feel pain. HB 2364, filed by State Rep. Jodie Laubenburg...

Constitutional Experts Support Texas Religious Freedom Amendment

April 9, 2013
A group of distinguished religious liberty and constitutional experts have released a letter in support of the Texas Religious Freedom Amendment (HJR 110 and SJR 4): We have...

Austin ISD To Offer Homosexual Benefits, Support HB 1568 to Protect Marriage and Taxpayers

April 8, 2013
Austin ISD, under the direction of Superintendent Meria Carstarphen, has announced that the district would join Pflugerville ISD in beginning to offer same-sex domestic partnership benefits. Late...