Bill protecting taxpayers from funding abortion industry passes Texas House

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Austin, May 17, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Texas House passed Senate Bill 22, the No Taxpayer Dollars to Abortion Providers Act, by a vote of 81-65 today.  SB 22 by Senator Donna Campbell (R-New Braunfels), sponsored by Representative Candy Noble (R-Lucas), would:

 

The Texas Legislature has made significant progress since 2011 in removing state funding to the abortion industry, reallocating most of those dollars to health care providers that administer a wide spectrum of services to a broad population of clients without offering abortion.  SB 22 codifies these Pro-Life protections and ensures local governments cannot circumvent the will of Texas’ Pro-Life majority.

Texas Right to Life is thankful that the Legislature took this next important step in protecting Pro-Life taxpayers from subsidizing the abortion industry.

 

Kimberlyn Schwartz
Texas Right to Life
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KSchwartz@TexasRightToLife.com

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Globe Newswire: 03:33 GMT Saturday 18th May 2019

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