Hearing Promised!

Dear Friend, Your activism is working!  Thanks to grassroots support like yours, Committee Chairman Jeff Leach is promising a hearing for HB 896, the bill to end abortion in Texas. You can see below for background on this issue, but now is the time to double down!  The hearing is far from a done deal, and we also want him to promise …

Still no Hearing for HB896

Friend, I have some bad news. Rep. Jeff Leach, the chairman of the Texas House Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence committee, just announced the list of bills that will be heard at his next committee hearing. . . . . . and HB 896, the only bill in Texas that would end abortion, IS NOT ON IT.   Friend, I’m not …

Call on Chairman Leach to Schedule HB896 for a Hearing

Friend, Texas House Bill 896 would completely outlaw abortion in Texas. However, in order for the bill to become the law, it first has to be approved by the Texas House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence committee. But right now, the chairman of that committee, Rep. Jeff Leach, has yet to publicly announce that the bill will even get a hearing, …

Gov. Abbott is not leading. We need you!

Friends, We met with Governor Abbott’s office on your behalf a few days ago about Jeremiah’s wish. Unfortunately, Governor Abbott is still refusing to lead, so the vulnerable babies of Texas need for you and me to stand up for them. There are more details further down, but first I need to make sure everyone is up to speed. As …

Gov. Abbott has refused to lead Texas on life

70,000 petitions delivered. As promised. On Monday, we held a press conference at the Capitol in Austin with the Thomas family. A few members of the press were in attendance and we received some good coverage from the Austin American-Statesman. Keep reading to the end to find video recordings from the event. After the press conference, we gathered in the …

Governor Abbott to be delivered more than 65,000 petitions urging him to abolish abortion in Texas

PRESS ALERT – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESunday, February 3, 2019 Video and more info at JeremiahsWish.orgMedia assets at http://bit.ly/2C12pDKContact media@abolishabortiontx.org or 512-522-4876 Since the launch of the Jeremiah’s Wish campaign in December more than 65,000 people have signed the petition urging Governor Abbott to keep his promise made to Jeremiah Thomas and do his part to abolish abortion in Texas this …

Gov. Abbott’s Speech Is On Tuesday!

I have two big announcements to make! First, we are closing in fast on our goal of getting 50,000 petitions to deliver to Governor Abbott. When this petition started just 35 days ago, we only dreamed of getting to 50,000! We knew it would take a lot of time and money–money we didn’t have yet–to get the word out. But …

Abortions until birth in Texas?

Do you want what happened in New York to happen in Texas? Did you know it’s already happening? First, if you did not already know, the governor of New York signed a bill last week to make it “legal” to abort a baby for the mother’s “health,” which is undefined. The effect of that intentionally giant loophole is to allow …

Will Texas Governor Keep Promise to Dying Teenager to Outlaw Abortion?

PRESS ALERT – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASETuesday, January 15, 2019 On June 17, 2018, Jeremiah Thomas, a terminally ill teenager, was granted his dying wish to talk with Texas governor Greg Abbott on the phone to ask him to end abortion in Texas. On the call, Jeremiah told Governor Abbott, “We just want you to treat abortion like an act of …

Supreme Court Sides with Planned Parenthood

CNN reports that today the Supreme Court opted not to hear a case which revolved around states’ rights to block federal funding to Planned Parenthood. The appeal is dismissed for want of jurisdiction. Only four justices were needed to hear the case, but only three conservative appointed justices wanted to hear the case: Clarence Thomas, Samuel Alito and Neil Gorsuch. …