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Daughter of former Texas Governor Ann Richards tracks right
wing activity in Texas and organizes opposition to Christian Coalition.

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Amy Goodman interviews Cecile Richards of the Texas Freedom Network. Richards, head of The Texas Freedom Network, opposes the Christian Coalition as it targets public school systems and pushes its political agenda into local school boards. The Christian Coalition is known to use stealth candidates. Large right wing organizations with very large annual budgets such as The Eagle Forum, The American Family Association and The Concerned Women of America have also become very focused on electoral politics. These groups actively field candidates with right wing views on abortion, gays and education. AFA tried unsuccessfully to put gay newspaper, Texas Triangle, out of business.

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