Texas State House to consider eight pro-life bills on Monday and Tuesday. Urge your Texas State Representative to support them all!
The Texas House will consider eight pro-life bills today and tomorrow. Among the dozens of bills on their calendar (agenda) are eight pro-life bills endorsed by Texas Alliance for Life. Please immediately urge your Texas state representative, Rep. Dawnna Dukes, to support the pro-life bills. Your immediate or email could make a huge difference. (See sample below.)
Note that each bill must be passed twice by each House. The first time, called “second reading” is preliminary. The second time, usually the next day in the House, is called “second reading” or “engrossment.”
Click here to find the name and email address of your state representative, based on your street address: http://gis1.tlc.state.tx.us/mobile/fyi/.
The Honorable ___________
Dear Representative ___________:
I urge you to support each of the eight pro-life bills that are on the House calendar on Monday and Tuesday.
- SB 77 (Alvarado) — Termination of the paternity rights of a rapist.
- HB 2063 (Greg Bonnen) — Ban on DNR orders without the consent of the patient or surrogate.
- HB 2962 (Capriglione) — Improved reporting of abortion complications.
- HB 3771 (Cook) — Ensures that treatment for ectopic pregnancy is not reported as abortion.
- HB 3859 (Frank) — Conscience protection for foster care providers so they do not have to provide or refer for abortion.
- HB 200 (Burkett) — Shuts down Planned Parenthood’s trafficking of baby body parts; bans partial-birth abortion, bans the sale or donation of baby body parts, and bans research on baby body parts from aborted babies. Also requires humane disposition of the bodies of aborted babies.
- HB 1936 (Springer) — Bans transactions between cities and counties with abortion providers and their affiliates.
- HB 2858 (Burns) — Protects women and girls from forced abortions, especially in the course of sex trafficking.
Please let us know you’ve contacted your state representatives.
Send comments to firstname.lastname@example.org.
It is noteworthy that all of these bills have been placed on the calendar by the House Calendars Committee, chaired by Rep. Todd Hunter (R-Corpus Christi). Seven of the eight were passed out of the House State Affairs Committee, chaired by Rep. Byron Cook (R-Corsicana). Both were appointed by pro-life Speaker Joe Straus.
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Texas Alliance for Life (TAL) is a non-sectarian, non-partisan, pro-life organization of people committed to protecting innocent human lives from conception through natural death through peaceful, legal means. TAL is a statewide organization based in the Texas capital.
8000 Centre Park Dr Ste 380, Austin, TX 78754 * www.TexasAllianceforLife.org * 512.477.1244