By Texas Right to Life AUSTIN — The Texas Senate Committee on Health and Human Services heard testimony on Senate Bill 2089 by Senator Bryan Hughes (R-Mineola) last Wednesday. This priority Pro-Life bill would repeal the anti-Life 10-Day Rule, which allows hospitals to pull the plug on patients against their will. Family after family pleaded …Continue reading "Families Victimized by 10-Day Rule Plead with Texas Senate Committee to Change Texas Advance Directives Act"
By Texas Right to Life Twelve U.S. Senators and 65 U.S. Representatives have filed an amicus brief calling on the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit to affirm the right of states to terminate Medicaid contracts with Planned Parenthood affiliates. Additional favorable briefs have been filed by U.S. Senators John Cornyn and …Continue reading "Federal Amicus Brief Supports States’ right to terminate Medicaid contracts with Planned Parenthood affiliates"
“They’re trying to see what sticks to the wall” By Dave Andrusko Ever since the Supreme Court in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt, gutted much of an omnibus 2013 Texas law, Whole Woman’s Health Alliance, the lead litigant in that case, has sought to throw out essentially the entirety of abortion law in the Lone …Continue reading "Pro-abortion groups seeking to throw out essentially all abortion laws and regulations in Texas"
By Karen Cross, National Right to Life Political Director Ted Cruz is pro-life. He opposes abortion on demand, and supports protection for unborn children. Ted Cruz voted for the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, legislation to protect unborn children by prohibiting abortion at 20 weeks, when the unborn child can feel pain. Ted Cruz opposes …Continue reading "Ted Cruz: the pro-life choice in Texas, Beto O’Rourke voted to allow late abortion after 20 weeks."
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"