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Texas Governor’s Address Sets Four State Emergency Priorities

Governor Greg Abbott addressed members of the Texas House and Senate in his State of the State Address on Tuesday and laid out his emergency items, including banning sanctuary cities, reforming the embattled agency responsible for safeguarding children, calling for a Convention of States to address overreaches by the federal government, and ethics reform governing elected officials.

Ben Watson: ‘The Pre-Born Are Important’

Friday, Baltimore Ravens tight end Benjamin Watson urged for everyone to unite in standing up for the unborn on Fox News Channel’s “The First 100 Days.” “These lives are important, the pre-born are important,” Watson said while in attendance for the

Pro-Life Coalition Challenges Networks to #CoverTheMarch

Sparse coverage of the March for Life – compared with significant reporting on the pro-abortion rights demonstrations held the day after the presidential inauguration – is prompting a coalition of 25 pro-life organizations and two members of Congress to challenge the broadcast news networks.

Nat Hentoff Loved Jazz & Free Speech. His Readers Loved Him.

Nat Hentoff passed away Saturday night at 91 characteristically listening to Billie Holiday. That he didn’t die wearing a sandwich board or writing a letter to his congressman, but instead expired listening to jazz, tells you not only about Hentoff’s loves but about why so many loved him.

Texas Bill Would Criminalize Dismemberment Abortions

A Texas state lawmaker has pre-filed a bill that would criminalize dismemberment abortions. If the law passes, it would be a crime for an abortion doctor to surgically dismember and extract a living baby while in the womb. The criminal penalty would be a state jail felony.

Planned Parenthood Asks Judge to Block Medicaid Cuts by Texas

Lawyers for Planned Parenthood filed an application for a temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction late Friday night asking the judge in the litigation over Medicaid cuts to prevent Texas from defunding Medicaid to the abortion provider. Officials in Texas took action after gruesome videos filmed at various Planned Parenthood facilities, including the mega-abortion facility in Houston, Texas were released.

Nearly 70 Pro-Lifers Send Letter to Trump about Possible Supreme Court Nominees

Andy Schafly, an attorney for the Eagle Forum Education & Legal Defense Fund as well as general counsel for the Association of American Physicians & Surgeons, organized a coalition of pro-life individuals and groups who are researching the 21 judges on Trump’s list of potential Supreme Court nominees, which was constructed by the Heritage Foundation and the Federalist Society.

Pro-Life Groups, Lawyers Protest Six Potential Supreme Court Justices

Attorney Andy Schlafly, son of the late conservative activist Phyllis Schlafly, is raising concerns over President-elect Donald Trump’s list of judges for the United States Supreme Court, derived from the Heritage Foundation and the Federalist Society, to fill Justice Antonin Scalia’s seat, which has remained vacant since his death in February.