While Goldsmith is now the most recent city to have outlawed abortion, it most certainly will not be the last.
The stars might be aligning, assuming the Republican-led Legislature follows through.
“Abortion is murder, plain and simple. And we want to end that in our city.” – Chalon Goodley, president of the Lubbock Area Republican Women
“I was elected as the mayor of Grapeland to listen to the people.” – Mayor Mitchell Woody
A look at four pro-life bills currently filed in the Texas Legislature.
Right now, the focus is on Odessa, where we are receiving signed petitions on a daily basis from Odessans wanting the act of abortion outlawed in their city.
“Since the city council voted down the ordinance, we will get to see this ordinance go for a vote by the citizens at an upcoming election.”
If Mayor Pope and city leaders honestly believed in the sanctity of life, they would not hesitate to make Lubbock the 17th Texas city to stand up to abortionists.
We are one step closer to seeing the City of Lubbock join the growing number of cities across Texas that have passed enforceable ordinances outlawing abortion within their city limits.
Staunchly pro-abortion, Thompson is currently the chair of the Public Health Committee, where she killed legislation in 2019 to ban abortion when a fetal heartbeat is detected.