We have had a sensational session. The Texas Legislature has passed 5 major pro-life bills. These include HB 177, HB 416, HB 3074, HB 3374, HB 3994 and multiple pro-life provisions in the budget.
Human Sex Trafficking
House Bill 416 by Rep. Debbie Riddle & sponsored by Sen. Donna Campbell: Training for abortion facility personnel to identify victims of sex trafficking.
House Bill 3446 by Rep. Jodie Laubenberg: Signage in abortion facilities to help victims of sex trafficking.
House Bill 3765 by Rep. Jodie Laubenberg: Protecting minors from forced abortions.
Down Syndrome Information Act
House Bill 3374 by Rep. Geanie Morrison & Rep. Brooks Landgraf and sponsored by Sen. Eddie Lucio, Jr.: Protecting babies with Down syndrome from abortion.
Protecting Patients Near the End of Life
House Bill 2351 by Rep. Patricia Harless: Protecting patients from discrimination and conflicts of interest at the end of life.
House Bill 3074 by Rep. Drew Springer and sponsored by Sen. Charles Schwertner: Ensuring patient’s right to food and water.
Judicial Bypass Reform
House Bill 3994 by Representative Geanie Morrison and sponsored by Sen. Charles Perry: Protecting parents’ rights and pregnant minors.
House Bill 3008 by Representative Ron Simmons: Eliminating wrongful birth lawsuits.
Human Sexuality Education
House Bill 1218 by Representative Giovanni Capriglione: Teaching that life begins at conception in public school human sexuality programs.
Excluding Abortion from the Affordable Care Act
Defunding Planned Parenthood
*This list subject to change. This list is not exhaustive.
Leg. ad. paid for by Texas Alliance for Life