Grapeland, Texas is located in Houston County.
The majority of Houston County’s voting population are conservative republicans who wish to see abortion outlawed in the state of Texas. During Houston County's 2016 Presidential Election 74.3% (6,205) voted Republican, 23.7% (1,978) voted Democrat, and 2.0% (170) voted for other candidates.
During the 2018 Republican Party Primary, voters had the opportunity to vote on proposition #7. This proposition gave voters the chance to voice their opinion if they were "In Favor" or "Against" this following statement: " I believe abortion should be abolished in Texas." In Houston County, out of 2,528 votes, 1,972 voted in favor of the idea of abolishing abortion in the state of Texas and 556 voted against the idea abolishing abortion in the state of Texas.
The population of Grapeland is 1,489.
On January 25th, 2021 the City Council of Grapeland voted on the Sanctuary City for the Unborn Ordinance. The vote by the City Council was 4 for the ordinance, 0 against the ordinance, with one abstaining. In taking this action the City of Grapeland became the eighteenth city to outlaw abortion in the nation.
In the News
The Texan - January 26th, 2021
By Isaiah Mitchell
Life News - January 26th, 2021
By Micaiah Bilger
KETK - January 27th, 2021
By Danny Mogle
Live Action - January 27th, 2021
By Mark Lee Dickson
Texas Scorecard - January 28th, 2021
By Mark Lee Dickson
The Messenger - January 31st, 2021
By Will Johnson
CRIT-LARGE - February 1st, 2021
By Mitchell D. Cochran
Texas Right To Life - February 8th, 2021
By Texas Right To Life
About the Ordinance
The Grapeland Ordinance
January 15th, 2021
Second Pitch / Vote
Monday, January 25th, 2021
Result: Ordinance Passes, 4 for, 0 against, with 1 abstaining.
Result of Vote
Surgical and Medical abortions are outlawed in Grapeland, Texas.
“I want to see abortion outlawed in Grapeland because it is murder and the Bible says, ‘Thou shalt not kill.’” - Theresa L.
“I want to see abortion outlawed in Grapeland because it is murder and a depopulation technique. God knitted us from our womb therefore we are human beings from conception. Women need a safe place to bring their babies if they're not wanted.” - Jon W.
“I want to see abortion outlawed in Grapeland because it’s evil, innocent babies are being murdered due to the sexual sins of our society. It’s against God.” - Jessica W.
“It is against God's will to take away a life He has initiated. As the One who gives life, it is God that has the right to take it away - in His perfect time. As peace officers have the duty to serve and protect citizens in their community, we have the same duty to serve God and protect His precious creations.” - Jerry H.
“Every human with a heartbeat should have the chance to live. Killing an unborn child is not a Christian thing to do.” - Amanda L.
“Let the children live.” - Don J.
“I want to see abortion outlawed in Grapeland because it’s terrible.” - Erica L.
“God loves all lives! Abortion is death.” - Donald H.
“I believe every human has a right to life. I believe it is both a right and a spiritual issue also. I believe it saves women from a lifetime of regret about choosing abortion.” - Donna S.
“Killing the unborn is wrong.” - Tommy S.
“It is against God's will and plan for our lives and future.” - Chris K.
“All life is precious. It’s sad to see a child being discarded and not have a chance to show his or her true potential in life . They may one day be the president of the United States or an astronaut flying the space shuttle. How proud is that for a parent.” - Connie N.
“The number one reason to ban abortion is because it isn’t biblical. The choice to eliminate an unborn child not only has the undeniable consequence of death but it has life long consequences for both mother and father. After losing a child a mother is never the same, especially when the mother chooses death for her own child. The heartache is life-long.” - Rachel C.
“God formed us in our Mother’s womb. Life is sacred and precious.” - Carolyn K.
“I want to see abortion outlawed in Grapeland, Texas.” - Greg K.
“I want to see abortion outlawed in Grapeland because it is murder. Plain and simple, you are killing a living entity it has a heartbeat it has a pulse it is alive. If you do not want to get pregnant then use birth control or stop having sex. Keep your legs closed.” - Beverly B.
“Abortion is murder of the innocent, unborn child.” - Shasta S.
“All deserve the right to human life.” - Mary M.
“I believe abortion is murder and God never intended innocent lives to be taken like that. It is a sin and one of the most wicked things our country has allowed.” - Ellen O.
"I believe God is the Creator of all life. Each child conceived carries God's image, and is entitled to life and rights just as any other person. To kill a child for the sake of convenience or any other cause is morally abhorrent and a crime against the very most innocent of our society. God will not hold society guiltless for innocent blood. It is you, our leaders, that carry the most responsibility in protecting the lives and freedoms of all your constituents." - Taylor B.
"It's murder!" - Lisa M.
"I want to see abortion outlawed in Grapeland, Texas because it goes against God's law and everything I believe in as a Christian. So many couples are willing and longing to adopt. Place those babies in loving homes." - Bessie G.
"I believe that life is precious." - Kay D.
"It is murder." - James D.
"It is not right to kill unborn humans." - Elizabeth H.
“Yes, I want to see abortion outlawed in Grapeland because there is always adoption!” - Candice E.
“I want to see abortion outlawed in Grapeland because abortion is almost always a sinful act.” - Lynn G.
“Unborn children are human beings and as such, have a right to life. We have no right to take their God given life.” - Sharon T.
“Sanctity of life.” - Charles T.
“It’s murder. It’s ungodly, and a sin.” - Jed M.
“To stop the murdering of unborn babies. Abortions take more lives worldwide than any other disease or illnesses.” - Thomas H.
"It's murder!" - Clay R.
“I want to see abortion outlawed in Grapeland because it is morally wrong.” - Tracy S.
“It is against God’s law. “Thou shalt not commit murder” - Vickie S.
“Yes. I want to see abortion outlawed in Grapeland, Texas.” - Terressa N.
“It is murder.” - TC H.
“I want to see abortion outlawed in Grapeland because every unborn child is a creation and gift of God to be treasured and because it is wrong to kill them.” - Tim O.
“I want to see abortion outlawed in Grapeland because I believe abortion is murder.” - Debra H.
“A life is a miracle from the time of conception. How can anyone have the right to choose who lives and who dies? This isn’t a right. Abortion is murder.” - Melissa C.
“Because it is murder to purposely kill unborn babies! I do not believe in abortion. I think it is against the will of God.” - Glenda C.
“I want to see abortion outlawed in Grapeland because I believe abortion is murder . . . God's word says thou shalt not kill! I also think abortion has opened the door to a murderous spirit on our Great Nation. How abortion affects us and our future is beyond horrendous . . . I know first hand as I had an abortion in 1972 . . . so sad. My generation treated it like birth control.” - Debbie M.
"I want to see abortion outlawed in Grapeland, Texas because it goes against God's teaching." - Lesia R.
"I want to see abortion outlawed in Grapeland, Texas because abortion goes against God's will." - Steve B.
"Abortion goes against God's law and my belief as a Christian. There are many couples wanting to adopt babies. Place these babies in loving homes." - Gary G.
“I believe life is God-given and should not be taken from the most vulnerable among us.” - Rita F.
“Abortion is the act of murder. A heartbeat can be assessed at 6 weeks which is about the time a woman realizes she is pregnant.” - Bobbie W.
“Jesus Christ spoke against it and our Constitution of the United states of America is against it.” - Brooks Y.
“It goes against the biblical truths. There are many people who can’t have children who would love to love these innocent babies. Abortion should be outlawed and adoption should be more affordable.” - Christina V.
"I want to see abortion outlawed in Grapeland because life begins at conception and abortion is the murder of another human life." - Bonnie P.
"I believe that abortion is the murder of human life in all cases. That it is in contradiction to our civil laws that protect and value all human life irregardless of age, race, and gender. It is direct violation of God's instruction in the Bible concerning the value of all human life." - Samuel E.
"Life begins at conception. Killing innocent - completely innocent human beings - is NEVER acceptable. We must help those who are absolutely defenseless." - James Matthew H.
"I consider it a violent act against an innocent child." - Sherri R.
“I want to see abortion outlawed in Grapeland, Texas because we are created by God in His image.” - Ashton R.
"I want to see abortion outlawed in Grapeland, Texas because abortion is taking the lives of people with no choice. Save lives.” - Cam R.
“A life is a life, no matter how small.” - Twila Y.
“Abortion is taking the life of an unborn living human being. Life is sacred.” - N. Stuckey-DeWet
“I believe that every life has the right to live, and if killing a braindead 30-year-old person is counted as murder, so should aborting a small child in the womb.” - Michael N.
“I want to see abortion outlawed in Grapeland, Texas because it’s wrong. It’s against God’s word.” - Chelsy H.
“I want to see abortion outlawed in Grapeland, Texas to stop the shedding of innocent blood.” - Wayne C.
“I want to see abortion outlawed in Grapeland, Texas because abortion is NOT a necessary option.” - Lanita C.
“I feel there are too many families that are wanting children, yet unable to conceive themselves. Giving children up for adoption gives the birth mother an opportunity to help her child and another family.” - Kamryn V.
“I fully believe that the Lord blessed the woman with that child for a purpose to fulfill His greater plan. To eliminate that pregnancy is eliminating a child of the Lord's.” - Casey V.
"Abortion goes against God's law and my belief as a Christian. There are many couples wanting to adopt babies. Place these babies in loving homes." - Gary G..
“All life is precious and God breathed. To take an unborn life is not only wrong, but it’s murder. To shed innocent blood . . . not okay! Please protect our community and soon to be unborn members!” - Amber L.
“Abortion is murder. We are not to murder.” - Pamela H.
“Abortion kills innocent pre-born and newly born humans and has lasting emotional and mental and sometimes physical trauma to the mother. The Lord has commanded that we not commit murder.” - Katrina N.
“Abortion is killing babies.” - Melissa V.
“Killing an unborn child is selfish.” - Holly M.
“Abortion is a sin and I do not believe in it. It is cruel and evil.” - Lindsey B.
“Each child deserves the chance of having a good life.” - Jordan B.
“All life is sacred and has a right to flourish. Let's make the right choice Texas! Vote to preserve life in and out of the womb. Isaiah 49:1; Jeremiah 1:5; Psalm 106:38-39.” - Choyce Y.
“Abortion is the most horrific genocide of our time; indeed of ALL time.” - Bethany O.
“I want to see abortion outlawed in Grapeland, Texas because I believe the unborn child is a human life that has a right to be born and live it's life. I see abortion as murder.” - Paulette G.
“Yes, I want to see abortion outlawed in Grapeland, Texas.” - Sandra W.
“Abortion is murder!” - Diane C.
“There are so many people who want a child who can’t have them, so if you don’t want your baby for any certain reason there are options out there. There is a life growing inside you killing an unborn is just wrong. Please look at options out there. I am against abortions.” - Theresa W.
“It is murder for convenience in most cases. We must protect the innocent.” - Terri S.
“I want to see abortion outlawed in Grapeland, Texas and EVERYWHERE!” - Nicole S.
"It is murder." - L. Joy D.
"I want to see abortion outlawed in Grapeland, Texas." - Shirley D.
"I believe life begins at conception." - Amanda R.
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