World News: 03:33 GMT Saturday 18th May 2019. [Texas Right to Life via Globe Newswire via SPi World News]
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.
Texas Right to Life
Globe Newswire: 03:33 GMT Saturday 18th May 2019
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