On June 2, 2023, Senate Bill 14 (SB 14) was signed into law by Governor Greg Abbott, restricting chemical and surgical gender transition procedures on minors. On August 25, 2023, a district court in Travis County issued an injunction to prevent the state from enforcing SB 14, a move that was widely anticipated by those closely following the ongoing legal debate. Within an hour, the Texas Attorney General’s office had filed an emergency appeal directly to the Supreme Court of Texas (SCOTX), a move that automatically halted the order from the trial judge, which had blocked the law. The SCOTX is [...]
Family Freedom Project (FFP) has been involved in “IN re NH,” a case marked by its implications for parental rights and government intervention in family matters.
Parental Rights at the SCOTX for Fourth Time in Three Years: FFP’s legal team at the Supreme Court of Texas dealing with parental rights.
It is no surprise to most families that the family and children are under assault in our society and culture today, and Texas is no exception. Almost four decades ago, a small group of activists started a grassroots organization to defend the rights of parents in Texas to teach their children at home. The basis of that right, we argued, was the fact that parents have a God-given right to raise their children. It is no surprise to most families that the family and children are under assault in our society and culture today, and Texas [...]