New pro-abortion documentary inadvertently highlights Texas Right to Life

By Texas Right to Life Reversing Roe, a new documentary seeking to condense 50 years of the moral and political abortion struggle into a 90-minute film, premiered on Netflix. Directors Annie Sundberg and Ricki Stern focus on a few historical and recent Pro-Life efforts, including those in Texas. While the documentary sidesteps the ethical importance …

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Governor Abbott signs House Bill 3994 into law

By Texas Right to Life Austin, Texas – July 8, 2015: Today, Governor Greg Abbott ceremoniously signed House Bill 3994 into law. HB 3994 represents a major Pro-Life victory in the Texas legislature. The law protects minors seeking secret abortions from the predatory tactics of Big Abortion, ensuring proper reporting of abuse and advocating for …

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REveAL Pro-Life Summer Camp Trains Next Generation of Pro-Life Champions

  By Rachel Bush, Texas RTL In late July, Pro-Life high school students from across Texas gathered in Trinity, TX for the fourth annual REveAL and REveAL², a week-long, Pro-Life intensive camp. Although campers enjoyed typical camp activities like a low ropes course, canoeing, and a campfire, what sets REveAL apart is the education campers …

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Texas Right to Life grieves death of founder and president, Dr. Joseph Graham

  Editor’s note. This sad update was sent out Wednesday by Texas Right to Life. Texas Right to Life is grieved to share news of the death of our beloved Founder and current President, Dr. Joseph Martin Graham. Dr. Graham died of natural causes at the age of 88, passing into the loving Arms of …

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US Court of Appeals gives Texas an Historic Pro-Life Victory Again

  By Texas Right to Life A panel of three judges in the US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit released its ruling upholding HB2, Texas’ Pro-Life law, which took full effect in October of last year. The opinion affirms the constitutionality of the legislation passed last summer and rejects Planned Parenthood’s argument that …

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Perry signs pro-life omnibus bill, HB 2, into law

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 …

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Texas Senate passes HB 2, pro-life measure on to Texas Gov. Perry

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 …

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Reflections on the battle over HB 2: love versus chaos

By Andrew Bair, Field Coordinator, National Right to Life Amid echoes of the frenzied shouting of opponents in the Capitol Rotunda, the Texas Legislature finally passed House Bill 2, a pro-life omnibus bill extending legal protection to pain-capable unborn children at 20 weeks and reigning in a virtually unregulated abortion industry. A 19-11 vote by …

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National Right to Life Praises Passage of Texas Bill to Protect Mothers and Their Unborn Childrn

    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 …

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Protect Preborn Children Who Feel Pain

By Elizabeth Graham, Director Texas Right to Life Monday, November 12th, marked the unofficial start of the 2013 83rd Texas Legislative Session.  While legislators begin to file legislation during this pre-filing period that began today, they, too, look forward to supporting the flagship Pro-Life bill for the next session:  Texas Right to Life’s Preborn Pain …

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Texas elections create state Pro-Life majority

By Rachel Bohannon Editor’s note. This encouraging update was distributed by Texas Right to Life, National Right to Life’s state affiliate Although the presidential election did not end as we had hoped, the results of our statewide elections proved that Texans are undeniably Pro-Life. Texans are now represented by 99 Pro-Life legislators in the Texas …

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PPFA Sues Texas Over Women’s Health Program

By Dave Andrusko Eight affiliates of Texas Planned Parenthood filed suit in Austin today asking the federal courts for an injunction to stop the state from enforcing rules that disqualify abortion business affiliates from participating in the Texas’ Women’s Health Program. The lawsuit says the rules violate their rights by putting an “unconstitutional condition on …

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