The hapless champion of conservative principles, Rep. Jonathan Stickland, ruined the chances of two sweeping new abortion restrictions, making it a successful weekend for pro-choice activists.
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Rep. Sarah Davis (R-West University Place) expressed support for same-sex marriage Thursday, becoming the first Republican state lawmaker in Texas history to publicly do so. […]
The Texas House gave preliminary approval late Wednesday night to House Bill 3994, which changes the legal process set up for minors seeking an abortion. The bill also requires every person seeking an abortion, regardless of age, to show government-issued identification—in effect, it’s voter ID for abortions.
Lobbyists who represent governmental entities have become villains at the Capitol—on Thursday, a committee heard testimony on an attempt to contain them.
Democratic astroturf group Balance PAC, otherwise known as “Texans 4 Justice,” claims to provide media services to candidates who’ve never heard of it.
Pro-lifers were geared up and ready for a fight in the House State Affairs Committee today on HB 2945, but they needn’t have worried. The bill proposes to amend the Texas Health and Safety Code section on reading abortion-seekers their medical rights.