As the leading civil rights organization in the Lone Star State, we at the ACLU of Texas believe it is our duty to keep the public informed about the state of their civil liberties. The work we do at the legislature, in the courts, and in our communities is important, but there is no better defender of civil rights than a public that is informed and engaged.
The Reproductive Freedom in Action Conference — RFIA for short — began like any other great idea: a group of people had a collective concern around an issue they cared about and were ready for change.
“I didn’t need to do this, but I’d rather do it much faster.”
We are now more than one month into the 2019 Texas Legislative session; Committees have been assigned in both chambers, and legislators are starting to hear bills on a broad array of issues impacting Texans' everyday lives.
This piece originally appeared at The New York Times.
The president of the United States is once again spreading unsubstantiated claims about rampant voter fraud and undermining faith in the integrity of our democracy.