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Federal Court Decision Will Force Most Texas Abortion Clinics to Close

Federal Court Decision Will Force Most Texas Abortion Clinics to Close

A federal appeals court in New Orleans issued a ruling today that will decimate abortion access across Texas by forcing most of the stateā€™s abortion clinics to close.

Jun 9, 2015     Comments Off
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Statement from ACLU of Texas on Police Response in McKinney

Statement from ACLU of Texas on Police Response in McKinney

On June 5, 2015, police officers with the McKinney Police Department responded to ā€œa disturbanceā€ at the Craig Ranch North Community Pool.

Jun 8, 2015     Comments Off
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Groups Celebrate Failure of Broad Legislative Assault on LGBT Community in Texas

Groups Celebrate Failure of Broad Legislative Assault on LGBT Community in Texas

Business, Faith Leaders, Grassroots Activists Blocked Nearly Two Dozen DiscriminationBills from Passage in Texas Legislature

Jun 1, 2015     Comments Off
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Nearly 2/3 Texans Support Protecting LGBT People from Discrimination

Nearly 2/3 Texans Support Protecting LGBT People from Discrimination

Nearly 63 percent of likely voters in Texas would support a law protecting gay, lesbian and transgender Texans from discrimination.

May 6, 2015     Comments Off
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New Texas ‘Religous Refusal’ Bill Opens Door to Discrimination

New Texas ‘Religous Refusal’ Bill Opens Door to Discrimination

TFN and the ACLU of Texas together have launched Texans Equal Under Law, an initiative that opposes HB 3567.

Apr 22, 2015     Comments Off
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Pregnant Women Are Not Second-Class Citizens

Pregnant Women Are Not Second-Class Citizens

Texas laws shouldn't interfere with a doctor or hospitalā€™s ability to give appropriate end-of-life care. Help us pass Marliseā€™s Law.

Apr 14, 2015     Comments Off
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Texas In Its Own League With Anti-LGBT Discrimination Bills This Year

Texas In Its Own League With Anti-LGBT Discrimination Bills This Year

At Least 20 Proposed Bills Would Encourage or Even Mandate Discrimination against LGBT Texans and Their Families

Mar 31, 2015     Comments Off
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HB 3183 Introduced by Family of Marlise Munoz, State Reps., ACLU

HB 3183 Introduced by Family of Marlise Munoz, State Reps., ACLU

ā€œMarliseā€™s Law,ā€ HB 3183, would remove the pregnancy exclusions from Chapter 166 of the Health and Safety Code which outlines the rights and procedures for end-of-life decision-making.

Mar 12, 2015     Comments Off
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Texans Demand Access to Reproductive Health Care

Texans Demand Access to Reproductive Health Care

Attacks on Reproductive Health Care Must Be Stopped, Advocates, Faith Leaders and Lawmakers Tell Crowd

Feb 26, 2015     Comments Off
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A Solitary Failure: The Waste, Cost and Harm of Solitary Confinement

A Solitary Failure: The Waste, Cost and Harm of Solitary Confinement

New report from the ACLU of Texas and Texas Civil Rights Project reveals that solitary confinement is dangerous, wastes taxpayer money, and makes Texas less safe.

Feb 5, 2015     Comments Off
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