Rep. Cecil Bell (R-Magnolia) said Wednesday he doesn’t plan to introduce an anti-gay marriage amendment to the so-called “Pastor Protection Act,” scheduled for a House vote Thursday.
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The future of the battle over gay marriage in Texas—and possibly in other states—is likely to be determined by the House of Representatives in the next 72 hours, according to LGBT advocates. House Bill 4105, by Rep. Cecil Bell (R-Magnolia), which is designed to undermine a U.S. Supreme Court ruling in favor of same-sex marriage, is scheduled for a floor vote Tuesday.
Rep. Scott Sanford (R-McKinney) says he wants to make sure faith-based adoption agencies that receive state funding aren’t forced to close their doors if […]
A new textbook watchdog, rooted in conservative grassroots activism, drove the debate over Texas’ new social studies books—and they’re just getting started.
Zack Kopplin, the creationism-bustin’ wunderkind who made a name for himself fighting Louisiana’s school voucher scheme in 2010, has a great piece in Slate […]
On Tuesday the board of education held the first dramatic public hearing regarding new high school biology books.
At the Capitol this morning, Sen. Dan Patrick made a surprise announcement: “The era of CSCOPE lesson plans has come to an end.”
Texas Survey Finds Overwhelming Support for Birth Control Access, Opposition to Family Planning Cuts
Are Texas Republicans wildly out of step with most of their constituents when it comes to family planning, birth control and sex ed?
The film does the important work of reaching past the point-and-laugh instinct that runs so thick in most national coverage of the school standards fight.
One slide from an Ector County ISD high school presentation reads, “Sad to say mainstream anti-God media do not portray these true facts in the light of faith/But prefer to sceptically [sic] doubt such archaeological proofs of the veracity & historicity of the Biblical account, one of the most accurate history books in the world[.]”