By Texas Right to Life Texas Right to Life celebrated Honorable Peter Flores’ swearing in for Senate District 19. His election victory and service in public office mark several historic firsts: Flores is the first ever Pro-Life Republican to represent SD 19, a feat previously not accomplished for 139 years. Senator Flores is also the …Continue reading "Peter Flores sworn in as first-ever Pro-Life Republican state senator for Texas District 19"
Editor’s note. In a special election held Tuesday, pro-life Republican Pete Flores defeated pro-abortion Democrat Pete Gallego, becoming the first Hispanic Republican to serve in the Texas Senate. The pro-abortion Texas Tribune described Flores’ 6 point victory as “a major upset in a Democratic-friendly seat with implications for the balance of power in the upper …Continue reading "Texas Right to Life celebrates Peter Flores’ State Senate election victory"
By Texas Right to Life The Texas Medical Association (TMA) PAC and the Texas Hospital Association (THA) PAC are political arms of the leaders of the Texas medical lobby, who are marred by prioritizing policies that protect profits rather than patients. TMA and THA routinely oppose any legislation that increases protections for the rights of …Continue reading "Political efforts of Texas “medical” lobby protects profits over patients"
By Texas Right to Life When the Republican Party of Texas Convention convened and began the diligent process of establishing the recommended rules, platform, and legislative priorities of the Republican Party of Texas (RPT), pro-Life activists from around the state rallied to tell their local Republican leaders to support strong Pro-Life resolutions and legislative priorities …Continue reading "Republican Party of Texas delegates overwhelmingly support new Pro-Life measures"
By Calvin Freiburger AUSTIN, Texas– The abortion lobby in Texas launched a new legal strategy it hopes will invalidate scores of pro-life laws that have been on the books for years. Last Thursday, attorneys representing the infamous Texas abortion provider Whole Woman’s Health filed a lawsuit against the state’s ultrasound requirement, 24-hour waiting period, licensing …Continue reading "Texas abortionists sue to destroy decades of pro-life laws"
By P.J. Gladnick My NewsBusters colleague Tom Blumer has pointed out how old media outlets have failed to report on the stunning shift in the Reuters/Ipsos poll showing the midterm election choices swinging towards the Republicans. Not only is much of the mainstream media ignoring polls showing this shift they are also failing to report …Continue reading "Texas Tribune Offers Sad Turnout News for Lone Star State Democrats"
By Karen Cross, National Right to Life Political Director In Texas, when no candidate receives more than 50% of the vote in his or her primary, a runoff is held. On May 22, runoffs were held in 17 congressional districts and for governor to determine which candidates will run as the parties’ nominees on November …Continue reading "2018 Elections: Texas Runoff"
By Dave Andrusko Abortion supporters in Texas, and elsewhere, are determined that nothing be done with the bodies of aborted babies that reflect even the slightest idea that they are more than refuse. That came through loud and clear Monday at a Health and Human Services Commission hearing at the Texas Capitol. All that is …Continue reading "Abortion extremists fight proposal for humane disposal of the remains of aborted babies"
By Texas Right to Life Federal District Judge Lee Yeakel recently ruled against Texas’s Dismemberment Abortion Ban, a law that prevents a brutal abortion procedure that rips apart living children in the womb to cause their death. In Yeakel’s ruling, he stated that abortion in the second trimester was an “absolute right” and said that …Continue reading "Texas Dismemberment Abortion Ban trial spotlights humanity of the preborn"
By Dave Andrusko As NRL News Today reported almost immediately after a federal judge struck down Texas’ Dismemberment Abortion Ban, Attorney General Ken Paxton said he would appeal the ruling, saying the law was constitutional and intended to protect “unborn human life from ghastly dismemberment abortions.” The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will hear the …Continue reading "Pro-abortion reaction to Texas’s appeal of decision striking Dismemberment Abortion Ban most revealing"
By Texas Right to Life Editor’s note. This decision came down the night before Thanksgiving Day. NRLC posted two stories about this terrible decision [here and here]. The following is from NRLC’s state affiliate, Texas Right to Life. Federal District Judge Lee Yeakel, who historically rules in favor of the abortion industry, issues a sweeping ruling …Continue reading "District Judge rules against Texas Ban on Dismemberment Abortion"
By Dave Andrusko With a consistent track record of hostility to pro-life legislation, today’s decision by U.S. District Judge Lee Yeakel of Austin striking down Texas’s Dismemberment Abortion Ban came as no surprise. Judge Yeakel’s 27-page -long decision followed a five-day bench trial in which several abortion clinics and abortionists maintained the ban constituted an …Continue reading "Texas AG will appeal court decision striking down ban on dismemberment abortions"