|Thousands March in D.C. For Marriage, Against Judicial Activism
Today, thousands of concerned Americans marched and rallied in Washington, D.C. at the March For Marriage, supporting marriage as the union of one man and one woman. The majority of citizens in the majority of states have supported marriage as the union of one man and one woman. Most states still define marriage as being between only a man and a woman and in most cases by means of a popularly-adopted constitutional amendment. Until very recently, the truth of man-woman marriage was nearly universally accepted across all cultural divides and in every era.
Texas Values president, Jonathan Saenz, released the following statement on the March For Marriage: “Marriage is a Texas value, and we stand in unison with the thousands in D.C. today standing for marriage between one man and one woman. Voters in Texas have clearly spoken for marriage and have affirmed the unique good that a Mom and Dad play in a child’s life. The radical effort to redefine marriage is the defining issue of this generation, and we will continue to proudly stand for what’s right, no matter how hard the federal government and the out-of-control judiciary tries to redefine marriage and bully our state.” Read more.
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|Hobby Lobby Decision Expected Soon At Supreme Court
A decision in the Hobby Lobby case at the U.S. Supreme Court is expected within the next two weeks. Earlier this year, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Wood cases opposing Obamacare’s HHS mandate that forces businesses to pay for abortion-causing drugs for their employees regardless of the owner’s religious beliefs. Hobby Lobby seeks to operate its business in accordance with Christian principals, but under the HHS mandate it is now being forced to violate its beliefs or risk millions of dollars in fines.
Religious freedom is our most foundational freedom, protected by the First Amendment of the Constitution and the Religious Freedom Restoration Act. President Obama’s HHS Mandate empowers the government to force individuals and business to violate their moral beliefs as a price of doing business. This type of clear attack on the First Amendment should not be tolerated in America. Please sign our petition in support of Hobby Lobby and commit to pray for this important decision.
|Rep. Bryan Hughes Debates Anderson Cooper
Last week, State Rep. Bryan Hughes, a state leader for family values, debated Anderson Cooper on the freedom of people to choose counseling for the homosexual lifestyle and shared the truth about ‘reparative therapy’ in the RPT Platform. Rep. Hughes did a great job and despite Anderson Cooper’s misstatements and untruths, Rep. Hughes stood firm for freedom and did so with grace. Watch the interview.
|Help Us End Our Fiscal Year Strong
June 30 marks the end of our fiscal year, and we need your support to continue to grow our efforts to stand for faith, family, and freedom in Texas. Please prayerfully consider contributing to our critical efforts to protect the unborn, stand for marriage and families, and uphold our religious freedom. Giving by the end of June will help our efforts tremendously, please give today on our secure website here.
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