Coppell ISD, Home District of House Privacy Bill Author, Allows Boys in Girls’ Bathrooms

While the leadership of the Texas House, including State Affairs Chair Byron Cook, sits on privacy legislation (such as HB 2899), battles over “gender identity” continue to be waged in our public school restrooms, costing taxpayers time and resources, as well as putting our schoolchildren at risk. The most recent example of this unfortunate (and avoidable)...

Texans Speak Out: Time for the House to Pass Privacy Act (SB 6)!

It has been four weeks since the Texas Senate passed the Texas Privacy Act (Senate Bill 6). A panel of Texans who have had their safety...

Six Essential Facts About Senate Bill 6 (Texas Privacy Act)

The Texas Privacy Act (Senate Bill 6) gives Texas Legislators the opportunity to stand up for common-sense values and defend Texas’ culture of business freedom. We...

Taxpayers to Court: Uphold Rule of Law on Marriage

In the only case of its kind in the nation, attorneys proved to the Texas Supreme Court this morning that city taxpayers are not legally required...
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Pro-life Success, Marriage and Religious Freedom Updates

May 29, 2015
Pro-Life Judicial Bypass Reform Passes, Insurance Reform Dies

An important pro-life bill supported by Texas Values Action, HB 3994 sponsored by Rep. Geanie Morrison and Sen. Charles Perry, passed the Texas Senate this week. The bill has a final procedural step in the House and then will be headed to Governor Abbott’s desk to be signed. HB 3994 gives pregnant minors and parents protections from the broken judicial bypass system that allows minors to seek permission from a judge to undergo secret abortions without any parental involvement. Current Texas Law requires both parental consent and notice before an elective abortion, but pregnant minors may get permission from a judge to undergo the abortion without any parental involvement. The abortion industry and activist pro-abortion lawyers have been abusing this judicial bypass process and exploiting parental rights. The bill would close these harmful loopholes and better protect pregnant minors. Read more.

Unfortunately, another important pro-life bill, SB 575, failed to be taken up for a vote in the Texas House this week, killing the bill. SB 575 would have brought pro-life reform to the Texas insurance market by removing automatic coverage for abortion from health insurance plans to ensure Texans’

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Urge the Texas House to Support Privacy Legislation

HB 2899, the House version of privacy and safety legislation, recently received a hearing in House State Affairs Committee. The bill is currently still sitting in the House State Affairs Committee, which is chaired by Rep. Byron Cook, who is also on the House Calendars Committee. HB 2899 must pass out of House State Affairs and the House Calendars Committee before it can be voted on the floor by the full Texas House. Contact your representative today!
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Support Religious Liberty for County Clerks and Justices of the Peace

Help support HB 1813, a bill to protect the religious liberty and conscience rights of county clerks and justices of the peace as it relates to marriage licenses and ceremonies. We believe all Texans, including government employees, should retain their First Amendment religious liberty rights on the issue of marriage. Contact your legislators today!
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Support Texas Dismemberment Abortion Ban

The Texas Dismemberment Abortion Ban outlaws the barbaric and inhumane procedure that ends the life of a living, conscious preborn child by ripping him or her from limb to limb. The goal of this violent procedure, like other abortion procedures, is to deliberately end human life. This gruesome procedure has already been banned in seven states. Ask your State Senator and State Representative to sign on as a co-author to the Texas Dismemberment Abortion Ban.
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Tell Target Your Concerns Over Allowing Men into Women's Bathrooms

Target has announced they now invite men that 'identify' as women to use women’s bathrooms and dressing rooms in their stores across the county. Target's policy will be responsible for placing the safety of women and children at in their stores in jeopardy. Take action and share your concerns with Target.
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Sermon Protection Act Signed Into Law While Texas House Stalls On Other, Related Reform

May 21, 2017
In a triumph for religious liberty in Texas while surrounded by the “Houston...

Trump Religious Order Helps While Texas House Has Unfinished Business

May 4, 2017
Celebrations are taking place at the White House today – this National...

Coppell ISD, Home District of House Privacy Bill Author, Allows Boys in Girls’ Bathrooms

Apr 28, 2017
While the leadership of the Texas House, including State Affairs Chair Byron...

Victory! State Board of Education Preserves Strong Science Standards

Apr 21, 2017
Students, Teachers May Continue Critical Discussion and Open Debate on Evolution Today,...

Texans Speak Out: Time for the House to Pass Privacy Act (SB 6)!

Apr 12, 2017
It has been four weeks since the Texas Senate passed the Texas...