Topic: Press Releases

‘More Must Be Done’ As Bathroom Privacy Amendment Does Not Address Problem

May 23, 2017
After the smoke cleared after Sunday evening, it was obvious the so-called “bathroom amendment” was no SB 6. Not even close. The Texas Values policy and...

Sermon Protection Act Signed Into Law While Texas House Stalls On Other, Related Reform

In a triumph for religious liberty in Texas while surrounded by the “Houston 5” pastors, Gov. Greg Abbott signed into law SB 24, the Sermon Protection Bill...

Trump Religious Order Helps While Texas House Has Unfinished Business

May 4, 2017
Celebrations are taking place at the White House today – this National Day of Prayer – as President Donald Trump signed an executive order easing enforcement...

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...

Victory! State Board of Education Preserves Strong Science Standards

April 21, 2017
Topic: Press Releases , SBOE
Students, Teachers May Continue Critical Discussion and Open Debate on Evolution Today, the Texas State Board of Education (SBOE) adopted streamlined science TEKS (Texas Essential Knowledge...

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...