Tuesday, March 3, 2015

First Amendment Tuesday: Week 7

"and for me, that utterance may be given to me, that I may open my mouth boldly to make known the mystery of the gospel,"
Ephesians 6:19

Life, Liberty, and Property coalition held First Amendment Tuesday this morning:

Emily Kebodeaux (Texas Right to Life) (Partial):

  • Points of Order.

  • Their lege guide is now available.
  • Best way to communicate with legislators is in person.
  • Good idea to call in advance (but if you're making a last minute trip, don't worry about it and just stop in).
  • There's a desk outside the House chamber that you can use to contact your member when they're on the House floor.
  • "Government goes to those who show up."
  • Religous Liberty Amendment: SJR 10, HJR 55.
  • HB 623 (Bell): Marriage Preservation Act.
  • HB 1556 (Miller): Smacking down local "Non-Discrimination" ordinances.

  • SB 276 (Campbell) -- Taxpayer Savings Grants.
  • All currently enrolled Texas public school students are eligible for enrollment.
  • Private schools in Texas are not under the authority of the State.
  • Oversight under the Comptroller, not T.E.A.

  • Tebow bill is primarily for rural areas.
  • Parental rights restoration act.

  • Text message alerts: Text "pro-Life strong" to 23559.

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