Dana Hodges

Pastors’ Rallying Cry: ‘Let the House Vote!’

Over a hundred pastors and concerned Texans – fathers, mothers, daughters, people of faith representing millions of conservative Texans  with  deeply held traditional values – came together from all over Texas last Thursday, a hot and muggy mid-morning,  on the steps of the Capitol to voice their unified support for the Texas Privacy Act (SB3) passed by the State Senate last month and currently languishing in the House under the leadership of Speaker Joe Straus (R-San Antonio) and State Affairs Committee Chairman Byron Cook (R-Corsicana).  The often repeated rallying cry led by the speakers was “Let the House Vote!” with…


Treachery in the Texas House of Representatives

Conservative organizations in Texas once again have been struggling to influence state legislators during the 140 day long 85th legislative session which ends May 29th  working to pass common sense laws defending our Judeo-Christian principles  as they relate to life, family, and marriage. Organizations such as Texas Right to Life, Concerned Women of America, Texas Eagle Forum, Southern Baptists of Texas Convention, and others have been at the forefront of the battle in Texas. I talked with some representatives of these organizations to get a reading on how our conservative agenda has advanced this year at the state capitol. According to Emily…