AUSTIN — Texas’ new “heartbeat” law adds to a growing network of support for pregnant mothers and their families, the bishops of Texas said in a statement released Sept. 3. The full statement follows. This week in Texas a law protecting the unborn from abortion, once a heartbeat is detected, went into effect. For the…

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In this issue of the Texas Catholic Voice: Passage of Chemical Abortion Safety Protocols victory for women School year’s begun Church’s ministry to migrants And more! … A Message from Jennifer Allmon, Executive Director As the second special session of the 87th Legislature draws to a close, we are very excited to report that today…

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AUSTIN – The Texas Catholic Conference of Bishops (TCCB) congratulates the Texas House and Senate for passage of SB 4, the Chemical Abortion Safety Protocol. The bill, which protects the health and safety of women by ensuring the FDA regulations for chemical abortion are codified in Texas statute, is now ready for Governor Greg Abbott’s…

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In this issue of the Texas Catholic Voice: Our report on the results of the 87th Legislature TCCB ED announces new associate dir. of accreditation And more! … A Message from Jennifer Allmon, Executive Director As promised at the end of session, we have compiled a full report of the results of our advocacy at…

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In this issue of the Texas Catholic Voice: Legislature concludes May 31 … Death penalty resources for small groups … and more! A Message from Jennifer Allmon, Executive Director The 87th Texas Legislature closes “sine die” May 31. It’s been a historic session, what with the pandemic and the severe February winter storm, not to…

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In this issue of the Texas Catholic Voice: Last week for committee action – Legislature concludes May 31 Execution scheduled for May 19 Laudato Si’ Week resources And more! A Message from Jennifer Allmon, Executive Director This is the final week of the Legislature in which committees can take action on bills, and next week…

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In this issue of the Texas Catholic Voice: Senate bills addressing prolife and essential caregiver visitation rights Bills in committee this week Novena to St. Isidore and Marian shrine Rosary schedule And more! A Message from Jennifer Allmon, Executive Director Contact House Calendars Committee and ask them to set SB 394! This is the week…

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My name is Jennifer Allmon, and I am the Executive Director of the Texas Catholic Conference of Bishops testifying in support of SB 1968. The Texas bishops believe parents are the primary and principal educators of their children and therefore must be free to determine the best educational environment for their children. To ensure quality…

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My name is Lisette Allen and I am the Director of Education at the Texas Catholic Conference of Bishops testifying in opposition to SB 1669. The Texas bishops support school choice and religious liberty that respects the independence and autonomy of private and religious schools, while also fostering strong public-school options. We are concerned with…

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