Support Texas Legislation to Protect the Privacy of Women and Children

By January 7, 2017Texas
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Great News!  At a press conference on Thursday at our state Capitol in Austin, State Senator Lois Kolkhorst (R-District 18) alongside Lieutenant Gov. Dan Patrick, announced the filing of Senate Bill 6, called the Women’s Privacy Act. The State of Texas has a duty to protect the privacy, safety and dignity of all Texans, especially when they are in government buildings. This law ensures commonsense–men and boys should not be in girls’ locker rooms and bathrooms.

This bill needs your support!  Please contact your state senator today to express your support for this outstanding legislation!

Some Texas school districts, at the encouragement of the Obama administration and its local cohorts, are ignoring commonsense and adopting policies that force boys and girls to shower together, stay together on school trips, and use the same locker rooms and bathrooms. Two Texas school boards recently implemented such policies and practices behind closed doors, without a vote from the school board or input from parents. This is not acceptable and demonstrates the great need for the state to enact legislation to stop this.

The privacy of school children needs to be protected!

Pertaining to private businesses, this bill plainly states that the government “may not adopt or enforce an order, ordinance, or other measure that relates to the designation or use of a private entity’s bathroom or changing facility or that requires or prohibits the entity from adopting a policy on the designation or use of the entity’s bathroom…”.  If private businesses want to allow unsafe environments for their patrons, we will speak to this by refusing to spend our money at their businesses. Private business owners should never be forced to violate their sincerely held religious beliefs by being compelled by a governmental entity to create genderless bathrooms in their place of business. So you can see this bill will have zero impact on private business. There is no valid argument that this will have any effect on the economy within the state of Texas.

Please support this outstanding legislation!

Please Pray.  God’s Word is clear. There is no question regarding a clear designation of gender. “God created man in His own image, in the image of God He created him; male and female He created them.” (Genesis 1:27)  Pray for your senator by name.  Ask the Lord to give him/her wisdom and conviction in this matter.

We are greatly encouraged knowing you are interceding on behalf of our state.

Take Action! Though it is unknown how soon this bill will go to the senate floor for a vote, senators need to hear from us now as to the position of their constituents as this issue heats up.

  1. Thank Sen. Lois Kolkhorst for filling SB 6. Thank her for recognizing that there is a need for this commonsense legislation in the state of Texas.  Contact her office at 512-463-0118 or email.
  2. Contact your Senator and ask him/her to co-sign SB and vote YES when it goes to the floor for a vote. Click here to find out who your senator is and how to contact him/her. Simply scroll down the right side of the page to “Who Represents Me?” and plug in your address.
  3. Contact your like-minded friend and family and ask them to pray and act on this important issue.

Watch for updates on this bill.  We will keep you informed on our activities on this bill and when it gets closer to a vote.

Please prayerfully consider making a tax-deductible donation to CWA of Texas.  Our leadership team will incur expenses traveling to Austin to advocate for this bill and testify on behalf of the bill during the legislative hearing. Your donation of any amount will help offset those expenses and is greatly appreciated. You can mail your check to PO Box 1386, Orange, TX, 77631 or donate now by donating online at tx.cwfa.org.

Thank you for being a part of this hugely important work in our state!