Man’s best friend is on the minds of the Texas Legislature once again as advocates try to pass Senate Bill 5, allowing for more strict enforcement of laws related to tethering and sheltering of dogs. The simple-to-support bill passed with bipartisan support in May before landing on Gov. Greg Abbott’s desk, where he unexpectedly vetoed it.

Then known as Senate Bill 474, the Safe Outdoor Dogs Act would have made it illegal to chain dogs outside without drinkable water, adequate shade or shelter. It also called for a ban on the use of heavy chain for tethering dogs.

Teresa Dowling is the news editor for The Facts. Contact her at 979-237-0154.

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PJBM626

Let’s protect women’s sports first

PJBM626

Shows hard hearts of people. So much concern for animals and rightfully so but ok to murder life and creation. Boy paganism is rampant

PJBM626

So the facts wants to protect animals and goes after Abbott. But he signs a bill to protect innocent life and the facts ridicules him. So dogs are ok to protect but not human life. Wow. Amazing

natives5

The article isn’t about abortion so why would it even be mentioned. Trying too hard again to make The Facts the bad guys. Save women’s sports?! What? Is that related to abortion too…smh.

Father of Six

Everyone but you gets the point natives. The Facts editorial board cares more about animals than the unborn humans being aborted daily. It is sad.

natives5

Then please fill me in on the "save women's sports" comment.

natives5

Texas, he said at the time, is no place for “micro-managing” and “over-criminalization.” Hahahaha best quote yet. He’s too busy micromanaging and over-criminalizing women’s reproductive rights and voter rights. Selective application of that ridiculous quote from a ridiculous embarrassment of a governor.

PJBM626

Again your blindness and sheep Ed’s , following any lie dems or dem media will tell you, they aren’t denying voter rights. This is truth. The comparison is the facts will attack Abbott for not signing this bill for dogs lives, ( which I would be for) but attacks him or their sources on trying to protect innocent helpless human beings. Yes they are alive and it’s murder to abort them. But I don’t expect you to understand. Apparently you are ok with killing babies because dems say so

natives5

The irony of you calling me a sheep has me cracking up this morning. Besides controlling a women’s right to chose what she does with her body, what are you doing to help those innocent helpless humans when they are born? I’ve said this before, I strongly support a woman’s right to chose. That’s between her and God. I don’t know what she’s been through to condemn her. Not my job from what I’ve learned from the Bible. I will stick to prayer over judgement and condemnation.

PJBM626

How many children have been raised by single moms or poor, have excelled. Millions. The Lord says it’s our duty to follow his word period. We can’t mix world culture to water down his word. Gods word is against abortion in many scriptures. With the responsibility of reproductive rights, she got her right and freely made that decision

Now it’s her responsibility of that free right which created life, a live human being, which Doctors have confirmed , then its now the right of the unborn live baby to be protected by laws of murder

If a Christian you know his word on this and it’s very strong and has strict warnings for those who have ANYTHING to do with killing it. I stand by his word not mans

natives5

I don’t think women who are raped or molested freely make that decision. That statement says a lot about you sadly enough.

PJBM626

Now Native you have narrowed to a very small fraction or women. So why don’t you admit you are ok with baby killing. Just say it

natives5

I’ve already said I support a women’s right to choose. Not hiding behind anything there. I’ve been open. You want me to say I support murder which goes back to your sick and lost ways. Surprised you didn’t throw race into this one since that’s your fall back. My response was to your comment blaming women for being in that predicament….please brother. Even if the numbers are low like you state (because we all know you do unbiased research lol) who are we to tell her what to do with her body? Again what are you doing to help those children? I know, typing on a website being self righteous.

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