Editor’s note. Pro-life former Texas Gov. Rick Perry is pro-life President-elect Donald Trump’s choice to be Secretary of Energy. Perry joins an in-coming administration that already includes a host of strong pro-lifers. The following speech to the 2013 NRLC convention is an excellent example of how dedicated to the cause Perry is. Thank you Carol …Continue reading "Pro-life former Texas Gov. Rick Perry to be Donald Trump’s Secretary of Energy"
By Dave Andrusko The roster of pro-lifers chosen for high profile positions in his administration by President-elect Donald Trump grew again today. Pro-life former Texas Gov. Rick Perry, the recipient of Texas Right to Life’s Lifetime Achievement Award in 2013, will be the nation’s new Secretary of Energy. In a moment we’ll talk about his …Continue reading "President-elect Trump chooses pro-life Rick Perry to be Energy Secretary"
By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. While my family and I are on vacation, we are running some of our favorite NRL News Today stories from the last four months, entries from our “Roe at 40″ series, and an occasional update. All this week, beginning today, we’ll be reflecting back on the 43rd annual National Right …Continue reading "Six Takeaways from a memorable 43rd NRLC National Convention"
By Dave Andrusko The next best thing to being in Texas for the signing of House Bill 2 into law this morning was to read the delightful tweets and enjoy the photos of pro-life women and men assembled to cheer on pro-life Gov. Rick Perry. To state the obvious, it took a titanic effort and …Continue reading "Gov. Perry signs HB 2, Congratulations to Texas Right to Life for a job incredibly well done"
By Texas Right to Life AUSTIN, July 18, 2013 – Today, surrounded by pro-life legislators and supporters, Governor Rick Perry signed House Bill 2 into law. The bill’s sponsors, Representative Jodie Laubenberg (R-Parker) and Senator Glenn Hegar (R-Katy) were present for the signing of the pro-life omnibus bill. Upon signing, Governor Perry issued the following …Continue reading "Perry signs pro-life omnibus bill, HB 2, into law"
Editor’s note. This is text of Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s prepared remarks at the signing of House Bill 2 earlier this morning. Thank you all for being here today. This is an important day for those who support life and for those who support the health of Texas women. In signing House Bill 2 today, …Continue reading "“An important day for those who support life and for those who support the health of Texas women”"
By Dave Andrusko Just after midnight when the Texas Senate passed HB 2, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst (who presides over the Senate) tweeted that “Love wins tonight as the Texas Senate stood firmly on the right side of history.” The Texas Senate has just finished rejecting 20 pro-abortion amendments and a bill to protect pain-capable …Continue reading "Texas Senate passes HB 2, pro-life measure on to Texas Gov. Perry"
WASHINGTON (July 18, 2013) – Early this morning, by a vote of 19-11, the Texas Senate gave final passage to HB 2, a bill that would provide protection for unborn children who are capable of feeling pain, beginning at 20 weeks fetal age (equivalent to 22 “weeks of pregnancy”), the beginning of the …Continue reading "National Right to Life Praises Passage of Texas Bill to Protect Mothers and Their Unborn Childrn"
By Carol Tobias, President, National Right to Life Committee I arrived in Dallas on Tuesday, June 25, the eve of our 43rd annual National Right to Life Convention. The news dominating the state was the filibuster of Senate Bill 5, taking place in the state Senate. SB 5 would expand protections for both unborn children …Continue reading "In Defense of Pro-Life Texas Gov. Rick Perry"
By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. Gov. Perry, the longest serving chief executive in Texas history, announced today he would not seek re-election next year. Anyone who might believe Fox News (especially Fox News Sunday) goes easy on pro-life and/or conservative politicians should take a few minutes to read the transcript of yesterday’s appearance by pro-life …Continue reading "Texas Gov. Perry tells Fox News Sunday Texas will pass protective legislation in second special session"
Texas pro-Life champ Governor Rick Perry called a second special session to start on July 1st, and in doing so, prioritized new protections on the sanctity of life. Late Tuesday night, the entire world watched the angry mob of abortion activists disrupt the proceedings of the Texas Senate, screaming, stomping, and chanting so loudly from …Continue reading "Texas Gov. Perry Calls for 2nd Special Session to Finish Pro-Life Work"
*Note – Gov. Perry frequently departs from prepared remarks. Thank you Carol [Tobias, president of National Right to Life]. I’m blessed to have you all here in Texas today, men and women who value human life, standing united to protect our nation’s most vulnerable citizens…the unborn. With us today are several of our Texas heroes …Continue reading "Gov. Perry Remarks to the National Right to Life Convention"