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Texas Legislature 2021

Texas Senate advances bills limiting education about race, access to abortion-inducing medications. The House is still sidelined.

It's largely symbolic, but the Texas Senate is nearing the end of its work on Republican priorities for the special legislative session after passing bills limiting "critical race theory" and abortion access Friday.

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick presides over the Senate on July 14, 2021.

Proposed legislation and current social studies curriculum

Fight over “critical race theory” continues

More limits on abortion

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