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

April 12, 2017
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...

Texans to Share Stories on Why Privacy, SB 6 is Priority

April 11, 2017
UPDATED 4-12-17: Press conference will begin 30 mins after the House adjourns, estimated start time of press conference is 1 PM.   A panel of Texans...

NCAA Boycott Ends; Time for Texas to Pass SB 6

Following last night’s NCAA men’s basketball final in which the University of North Carolina Tarheels defeated the Gonzaga University Bulldogs, the NCAA announced they will restore...

Repeal-and-Replace of NC Privacy Law (HB 2): Left Furious, State Retains Control

March 30, 2017
Today, the North Carolina legislature voted to repeal and replace HB 2 in a compromise that doesn’t appear to lead to a violation of women’s and...

Texas Privacy Act (SB 6) Clears Senate! Next Stop: Texas House

By a vote of 21-10, and after an afternoon full of lively debate, the full Texas Senate approved the Texas Privacy Act, SB 6 by Senator...

Senate Committee Passes Texas Privacy Act (SB 6) in 8-1 Vote

In the early hours of Wednesday, March 8, just before 5 a.m., the Texas Senate State Affairs Committee passed the Texas Privacy Act (SB 6), after...

SB 6 Supporters Call For Protecting Privacy in Video Series

March 3, 2017
“It makes me feel very, very uncomfortable,” Shiloh, a fourth grader, said about her elementary school’s recent bathroom policy, which now allows boys into the girls’...

Taxpayers to Court: Uphold Rule of Law on Marriage

March 1, 2017
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...

Leading House Republican Seems to be Ok with Letting Men in Girls’ Bathrooms

February 24, 2017
Many Texans were concerned this week when Rep. John Zerwas said he refuses to support the privacy and safety of Texans in public schools and buildings...

Trump Rescinds Obama Public School Bathroom Rules

February 23, 2017
The Trump Administration rescinded today a set of Obama-era guidelines which put young men and boys into bathrooms and locker rooms with little girls in our...