Conservative Groups Decry Legislative Intimidation: Eight Leaders Come Together to Defend Constitutional Rights

AUSTIN, Texas – This morning, leaders from eight grassroots organizations spanning social and fiscal issues came together to address the unconstitutional actions being considered in the House Committee on State Affairs. Despite holding a hearing exploring an interim charge enabling Chairman Byron … [Read more...]

Political Intimidation

Man with tape over mouth

The 2010 Citizens United decision by the U.S. Supreme Court changed the law of the land to allow non-profit advocacy organizations to participate in “political speech.” These advocacy groups are called 501(c) (4) corporations under IRS rules and exist to advocate on behalf of groups of people. Since … [Read more...]

PRESS RELEASE: Texas Right To Life and Texas Home School Coalition Intervene In Federal Lawsuit: Say Texas Ethics Commission threatening freedoms of association, speech

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 27, 2014 CONTACT: George B. Murr 713-966-6141 Texas Right To Life & Texas Home School Coalition Intervene in Federal Lawsuit Ethics Commission Threatening First Amendment Rights March 27, 2014 -- Two of Texas’ largest grassroots organization filed … [Read more...]

Eternal Vigilance

Tim Lambert

I just returned the last week of September from an annual conference that several THSC staff members and I attend with the National Alliance of Christian Home Education Leadership. This conference is conducted by an organization made up of state home school leaders and is, essentially, an … [Read more...]

The Socialization Question

Tim Lambert

This week I spent some time in a courtroom testifying as an expert witness on home schooling. Unfortunately, such an occurrence is becoming more common as parents divorce and consequently disagree on what the future education of their child should be. While home schooling is clearly legal in Texas, … [Read more...]

Need an Advocate?

Tim Lambert

We live in a day and time in which government plays an enormous role in all of our lives. In fact, that’s why you see virtually every business group represented by an association or lobbyist group in Austin and Washington, D. C. These groups understand that it is critical to their continued success … [Read more...]