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March 12, 2012

Stand Up Men!

A new effort is launching in Texas, calling on men to accept their responsibility in the fight to defend women's health care. From Glenn Smith and James Moore, here is an exceprt from a wonderful article titled, " Where the Boys Aren't " -- with a video,...
March 12, 2012

U.S. Department of Justice Strikes Down Texas' Photo ID Law

The United States Department of Justice (DOJ) rejected Texas' photo ID bill (SB 14) today , explaining that the state of Texas did not met the burden of proof in showing that the law would not have a "disparate effect" on minority voters. The full letter...
March 7, 2012

Good news on the quest to end judicial emergencies

Good news on the quest to end judicial emergencies and other judicial vacancies in Texas and across the nation. According to Think Progress , the U.S. Senate is about to focus in on filling these essential positions. The U.S. Senate will turn its...
March 5, 2012

The Affordable Care Act is Working in Texas

The Affordable Care Act is working in Texas. Will you help us spread the word ? This is the message we delivered to state lawmakers last week, when we delivered a letter to a joint hearing with the Texas House of Representatives Committees on Public...
March 5, 2012

The Progress Texas Monthly

2012 is going better than we could have even planned. We started the year looking for a Communication Director and nearly 100 people from across the country have applied and expressed interest in building a progressive movement in Texas. Beyond our...
March 2, 2012

Rush Limbaugh Is No Texan

Rush Limbaugh, a Rick Perry "Honorary Texan," called Sandra Fluke a "slut" for defending women's health. This Texas Independence Day, join us in telling Rick Perry that Rush Limbaugh should no longer be an Honorary Texan . Sandra Fluke is the Georgetown...