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Call Gov. Abbott Today to Stop Attacks on Texans' Fundamental Rights

May 26, 2017
With regular session wrapping up on Monday, the slew of bad bills passed by Republicans are heading to the Governor's desk to be signed into law.
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Houston Democrat Lays Out History of Voter Suppression

May 26, 2017
State Rep. Jarvis Johnson laid out the history of racially discriminatory, voter suppression laws in opposing Republican's newest voter ID bill, Senate Bill 5. "'The poll tax was not about race,' so they said. 'The literacy test was not about race,' so they said. 'The grandfather clause was not about race,' so they said."
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Rep. Howard Speaks Against Cruel Anti-Abortion Bill on Texas House Floor

May 23, 2017
Texas Rep. Donna Howard stood up for women's reproductive freedom and delivered a sincerely moving speech against a cruel bill that would force 'fetal burial' and effectively ban abortion after 13 weeks. "We can sit here self-righteously and decide that we always know best for every person. But we do not."
Donna Howard

Texas Democrat calls out GOP separate-but-equal bathroom bill

May 22, 2017
Watch Rep. Senfronia Thompson call out the Texas GOP's discriminatory bill for what it is: a separate but equal bathroom bill targeting vulnerable transgender kids."Bathrooms divided us and they divide us now...separate but equal is not equal at all."
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Hate & Intolerance Exposed on the House Floor

May 16, 2017
As part of a larger effort to insert religious refusal provisions into uncontroversial, state agency review bills, Republicans in the Texas House passed an amendment that would allow for discrimination against LGBTQ Texans seeking legal assistance.
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The Fight Against Anti-Immigrant SB4 in Texas

April 27, 2017
As Republicans in the Texas House — emboldened by Trump in the White House — passed a racist, anti-immigrant "show me your papers" bill, Senate Bill 4, Democrats stood united to fight this hateful piece of legislation for 16 hours, while activists took over the Capitol throughout the day in resistance.

Ted Cruz is Missing

April 20, 2017
Have you seen Senator Ted Cruz? He seems to be avoiding his constituents at any cost. But Texans are not the type to be ignored.
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Has Anyone Seen Ted Cruz?

April 7, 2017
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Texas Resistance Events Continue in April

March 31, 2017
Texans continue to stand together- Join the fight!
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March on April 15 to Demand Trump Disclose His Taxes

March 29, 2017
How about those tax returns, President Trump?
Tax March

Resist & Persist: Put These 5 Numbers in Your Phone

March 6, 2017
It’s time to add your elected officials' phone numbers to your Favorites list.
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Lucy Stein testifies against anti-abortion bills

February 15, 2017
"You should know by now, the resistance is emboldened too." Lucy Stein, our advocacy director, brought the heat in her testimony against 3 anti-abortion bills in the Senate yesterday.
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Texas Muslim Capitol Day

January 31, 2017
Texas Muslims gathered at the Capitol to meet with legislators for an advocacy day. Thousands of peaceful protectors of all faiths stood in solidarity. #nobannowall
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These Organizations Are Working for Progressive Change in Texas

November 23, 2016
Find an issue that’s important to you and join the movement: donate, join lists, volunteer