Tag Archives: Governor Perry

Video of “Merry Christmas” Bill Signing

June 14, 2013
Yesterday HB 308, the “Merry Christmas” Bill, was signed into law by Governor Rick Perry at a special ceremony at the Texas Capitol. Designed to counter...

Gov. Perry Signs “Merry Christmas” Bill Into Law

Austin, TX, June 13, 2013 – Today HB 308, the “Merry Christmas” Bill, was signed into law by Governor Rick Perry at a special ceremony at...

Fifth Circuit: Texas Can Enforce Ban on Taxpayer Funding for Planned Parenthood

August 22, 2012
Our statement on Fifth Circuit ruling that Texas Can Enforce Ban on Tax Funding for Planned Parenthood: “Planned Parenthood is radioactive and this recent court decision...

Planned Parenthood defunded from WHP, Activists Lash Out

April 14, 2012
Topic: Pro-Life , Update
In response to the state of Texas enforcing its own law, the Obama Administration threatened to shut down the Women’s Health Program (WHP) and it is...

Texas Sonogram Law Prevents Doctors From Banning Women From Seeing Sonogram

January 18, 2012
The Texas Sonogram law is now in full effect as of January 13, 2012, as ordered by the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.  Yes, every abortion...

Court: Texas Sonogram Law To Be Enforced Immediately

January 13, 2012
See the court’s order here.   5th Circuit Order 011312     See the Texas Attorney General’s request here.    State Motion for Mandate 011212 Thanks again to Texas Attorney General...

Texas’ Sonogram Law Ruled Constitutional, Signaling Biggest Pro-Life Victory This Decade

January 10, 2012
U.S. Fifth Circuit Court Upholds Law Stating Sonograms Must Be Performed 24 Hours Before Abortions  AUSTIN, Texas, January 10, 2012 – Today, Liberty Institute announced a...

Video of Ceremonial Signing of Budget

July 27, 2011
Topic: Update , Videos
Yesterday, Gov. Rick Perry signed the 2012-2013 Texas budget.  Here is the video of the press conference and ceremonial signing.  Kelly Shackelford, President and CEO of...

Fox 7 Interview on Lawsuit to Stop Prayer Rally

July 14, 2011
Topic: Update
Liberty Institute was interviewed by Fox 7 in Austin yesterday on the lawsuit filled by an atheist group, The Freedom From Religion Foundation, to stop the Prayer...

Gov. Perry Appoints New SBOE Chair, Cargill: Liberty Institute Applauds Pick

July 1, 2011
Topic: SBOE , Update
Click here to see Gov. Perry’s announcement. http://governor.state.tx.us/news/appointment/16340/ See Liberty Institute Statement here: LibertyInstituteStatementCargillChairAnnouncement AUSTIN, Texas, July 1, 2011 – Today, Gov. Rick Perry announced his...