Texas Equality Virtual Lobby Day March 2, 2009
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Send Email To Your Legislative Representatives
Send a letter to the following decision maker(s):
Your Representative (if you live in Texas)
Your State Senator (if you live in Texas)
Show Your Transgender Support
Non-Discrimination: HB 197
Relating to the prohibition of employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression
By Rep. Roberto Alonzo and HB 538 by Rep. Mike Villarreal, because putting an end to discrimination in a state that values hard work and individual effort is simply the right thing.
Safe Schools for All Students – HB 1323 by Rep. Mark Strama, because Texas should provide a safe learning environment for all students.
Hate Crimes Act Enforcement – HB 616 by Rep. Marc Veasey, because it is time to look at the James Byrd, Jr. Hate Crimes Act.
Hospital Visitation & Medical Decision Making – HB 353 by Rep. Eddie Rodriguez and HB 1455 by Rep. Donna Howard.
Competitive Insurance Benefits – HB 861 by Rep. Elliott Naishtat.
to find what stage these bills are at in the approval process.