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ALAMO TORCH! Your Conservative Voice in San Antonio!

Welcome to the Alamo Torch, a news, analysis, and commentary service offering an alternative news source to San Antonio’s conservative thinkers. What’s the Alamo Torch about? We believe a well-informed citizenry will influence positive changes in the secular, political, and religious culture of our city. The Alamo Torch is committed to offering our readers a conservative perspective on  critical issues and challenges facing our city and greater metropolitan area. Where events from around the state, the capitol, and our nation touch our lives, we will be there to offer a Judeo-Christian perspective rooted in biblical truth and the guiding principles…


Texas School Choice: The Real Catalyst of Education Reform

This is for those who are deeply worried about a crisis of morality and the decline of our culture. If you believe that traditional Judeo-Christian values and morality should be taught to our children and that this will produce citizens who not only have knowledge, but character qualities that value honesty, integrity, obedience to lawful authorities, sexual purity until marriage, and a belief in God and the Bible, then school choice is for you. Under our state and federal constitutions, we prohibit an establishment of religion. However, at the same time, we allow religious liberty. In 1908, the Texas Supreme…


Religious Freedom or Freedom to Discriminate?

State Senator Donna Campbell (R-SD25), an emergency room physician and ophthalmologist is known as a feisty conservative who takes on tough issues in Austin. Her courageous leadership in the Senate since she was elected in 2012 is a testament to her conservative values informed by her Christian faith. She is beloved by many conservatives in her district and vilified by liberal and radical left interest groups. Senator Campbell does not shy away from lightning rod issues. In the current 84th Legislative session which began in January 2015, she is the key sponsor in the Senate of contentious and what her…