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The Week in Quotes (Aug. 24 – 30)

Here are some of the week’s most notable quotes culled from news reports from across Texas, and beyond.

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The Week in Quotes (Aug. 17 – 23)

Here are some of the week’s most notable quotes culled from news reports from across Texas, and beyond.

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Three Days in Austin: A Texas Rising Story

This is the latest in a series of blog posts on Texas Rising, the Texas Freedom Network Education Fund’s campaign to uplift the voices of the rising electorate, 18-29 year olds, across the state. By James Carneiro (writer bio) TFN Student Activist They came from every corner of the state. Some only had to make [...]

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The Week in Quotes (Aug. 10 – 16)

Here are some of the week’s most notable quotes culled from news reports from across Texas, and beyond.

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HERO Won’t Be on the Ballot in November

TFN just sent the following message regarding today’s developments in the effort to repeal the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance. Photo By Thomas B. Shea, for The Houston Chronicle Today a state district judge set a trial date in January for a lawsuit filed by religious-right groups seeking a public election to repeal the Houston Equal [...]

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Join Us in Houston for “Confronting Poverty From the Heart of Faith”

TFN is proud to be a sponsor of — and participant in — the upcoming Faith and Reason conference in Houston next month, Sept. 18-20. Houston is lucky to host such a unique event, bringing together some amazing national speakers and local experts to tackle one of our most pressing issues: “Confronting Poverty from the [...]

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The Week in Quotes (Aug. 3 – 9)

Here are some of the week’s most notable quotes culled from news reports from across Texas, and beyond.

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Houston Will *Not* Certify HERO Repeal Signatures

TFN President Kathy Miller just sent out the following message regarding today’s announcement on the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance (HERO). Moments ago the Houston city secretary announced that opponents of the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance (HERO) did not gather enough valid signatures to overturn the ordinance. Despite repeated boasts by leaders of the religious right [...]

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The Week in Quotes (July 27 – Aug. 2)

Here are some of the week’s most notable quotes culled from news reports from across Texas, and beyond.

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Texas Rising Activist Profiles: Caitlin Rodriguez

Last month we reintroduced you to Texas Rising, a TFN project that seeks to uplift the voices of the rising electorate, 18-29 year olds, across the state. This weekend more than 40 of those young people, all TFN student chapter members from all parts of the state, were in Austin for intensive training sessions we’re [...]

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