Republican Gov. Greg Abbott signed legislation June 3 banning certain types of medical or surgical gender reassignment procedures in Texas for minors who identify as transgender.
Texas Catholic Conference of Bishops
Texas Catholic Bishops Back School Choice Bill Amid Public Funding Debate
The Texas Catholic Conference of Bishops has backed a set of bills in the state’s Legislature that supporters maintain would give parents more say in their child’s education, but critics argue would strip crucial funds from public schools.
Texas Bishops Welcome Stay of Execution for Mother on Death Row
Soon after the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals granted a stay of execution for death row inmate Melissa Lucio on April 25, the bishops of Texas commended her religious conversion while lamenting a flawed justice system that resulted in her “dubious” conviction.