67 U.S. CITIES AND 2 COUNTIES HAVE PASSED ORDINANCES OUTLAWING ABORTION*
67 U.S. CITIES AND 2 COUNTIES HAVE PASSED ORDINANCES OUTLAWING ABORTION*
Marshall, Texas is located in Harrison County.
During Harrison County's 2016 Presidential Election 70.6% voted Republican, 26.9% voted Democrat, and 2.4% 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." Out of 6,949 votes 5,265 voted in favor of the idea of abolishing abortion in the state of Texas and 1,684 voted against the idea abolishing abortion in the state of Texas.
The population of the city of Marshall, Texas is 23,935.
In the News
The Marshall News Messenger - August 25th, 2020
Pro-Life Advocates Rally Against Controversial Billboard
By Robin Richardson
Marshall News Messenger - September 12th, 2020
Community Members Speak Up About Potential Pro-Life Ordinance
By Jessica Harker
Marshall News Messenger - September 18th, 2020
Marshall City Officials Respond To Public Comments
By Jessica Harker
About the Ordinance
The Marshall Ordinance
“I want to see abortion outlawed in Marshall, Texas because it is the right thing to do. I am completely pro life. I have had 2 abortions myself. I don’t want anyone going through what I did and I don’t want anyone living with the pain that it causes .” - Rhonda T.
“Young women many times don't realize it's murdering a child. They are told it's just tissue. After I got saved I realized it's murder. I believe America has a demonic spirit influencing many people. I believe also that the democrats are controlled by the same spirit. Abortion is just one of many of the fruits of the deception. I'm more concerned with the hearts of mankind knowing that if they get saved then they will see just how barbaric abortion is.” - Danny K.
“I want to see abortion outlawed in Marshall, Texas because it’s murder.” - Lori H.
“I believe it is murder.” - Margaret P.
“Abortion is murder” - David H.
“I am a Christian.” - Kathy M.
“Abortion is murder.” - Lisa H.
“It is murder.” - Alicia R.
“I want to see abortion outlawed in Marshall, Texas and in the entire United States.” - Dawn K.
“Abortion is murder.” - Farrah D.
“I want to see abortion outlawed in Marshall, Texas because it’s murder.” - Tyler W.
“Yes! I want to see abortion outlawed in Marshall, Texas.” - Nancy L.
“I believe it is murder.” - Shelley N.
“Yes! I want to see abortion outlawed in Marshall, Texas.” - Dwayne L.
“I am pro-life.” - Becky P..
“I want to see abortion outlawed in Marshall, Texas because it’s murder.” - Sandy J.
“I’m pro-life. It's against what I believe. I believe it's murde” - Peggy K.
“Every life matters and is a blessing. Speaking for the ones that can’t” - Brent B.
“Because the word of God (which supports Pro-Life) is Our truth and our guide For this earthly walk we are on! Also because I believe life begins at conception and Jesus has a purpose for every life! Please please do all you can to help make our city a sanctuary city for the unborn!” - Chantyl W.
“I believe babies should have life.” - Karen W.
“I want to see abortion outlawed in Marshall, Texas.” - Jo C.
“As a Christian I believe life starts at conception. When you have an abortion you are murdering a life. If someone commits murder they are punished because it is a crime. Murder is wrong.” - Jamie M.
“Because it is murder in the eyes of God and innocent babies are dying.” - Marchele M.
“Always choose life. Abortions shouldn't be an option.” - Susanna M.
“Abortion is murder. Murder is a sin!” - Glen M.
“I am a Christian. I believe that abortion is murder. Murder is a sin and as a Christian, I cannot condone sin.” - Pam M.
“First of all it goes against Gods word.. And second ITS Murder no matter how you look at it. People that agree with abortion are no better than the DEVIL himself.” - Sharyn S.
“Because I’m a Christian and believe that God creates babies. If God gives life, it is His authority to take it. Not a clinic or doctor.” - Holly P.F.
“It's a horrible evil act. Babies are a blessing from God and should be honored and allowed to be born. Adoption is a beautiful option!” - Patricia B.
“It’s murder of the most helpless.” - Michelle C.
“Abortion is MURDER!!! Adoption is a BLESSING!!!” - Cindy M.
“It is heinous to kill another human being much less an innocent defenseless one.” - Robert N.
“I would like to see it outlawed because it is murder.” - Rebecca H.
“There are other means.” - Leigh R.
“I believe God is the creator of our bodies, He alone can open and close a Woman’s womb and I believe God, my Father, does not make mistakes. Babies are brought into our lives at the perfect time by God, and scripture tells us that He knows us before we are even conceived. I believe abortion is murder and the Bible tells us murder is a sin, so based off my beliefs, I do not condone abortions and it should not be a legal option for women to kill their babies.” - Rachelle P.
“Abortion is murder. It is ungodly. It is Antichrist. It is not acceptable. I do not want the evil that it roots from to be spread in the city or surrounding cities in which my children are growing up in and near. I never want my children to think that abortion is okay because it is allowed/ accepted and their friends or peers did it. There is never a time when abortion is needed. It is simply a tool used for convenience. Even when a mother's life is in danger, there is no need or reason to kill the baby inside the womb. It is delivered/taken out without the "abortion" process.” - Megan K.
“Abortion is murder..not a blessing. I want girls to have better options and better education related to pregnancy and blessings that children are.” - Rachel C.
“It’s murder and goes against Gods teaching!!!” - Ruth H.
“I believe life is a blessing and should be respected no matter what. Life begins at conception.” - Lydia E.
“Because every life is on purpose and has a purpose.” - Katrina P.
“It ends a human life and destroys the mother in one day.” - Brandi R.
“Because I am a Christian and I don’t believe God’s children should not be killed.” - Terry G.
“Abortion is murder of innocent children. They deserve to be protected here.” - Crystal M.
“It is against God’s command.” - Kelly O.
“it is wrong. A mortal sin.” - Chet L.
“I want to see abortion outlawed in Marshall, Texas because it’s murder.” - Christina W.
“I want to see abortion outlawed in Marshall, Texas and everywhere.” - Randy S.
“I want to see abortion outlawed in Marshall, Texas because it’s murder.” - Elizabeth N.
“It is clearly against what God believes and there are so many people out there wanting to adopt children. Maybe if it wasn’t so expensive to adopt, more would!” - Amanda L.
“I want to see abortions outlawed because unborn babies are humans and it is murder. It goes against God. It is sad that America protects eagle eggs, but not the unborn.” - Tiffany D.
“It’s murder. Just like killing anyone else.” - Paul R.
“It is murder” – Bonnie H.
“Abortion is murder!” - Cindy M.
“It’s sin. It’s wrong. Save the children!!!!!” - Kim O.
“It goes against all biblical and moral principles. It is murder.” - Amanda M.
“It’s murder” - Freddy B.
“I want to see abortion outlawed in Marshall Texas and everywhere.” - Larry H.
"#saveourchildren” - Janna J.
“It’s murder and murder is already outlawed.” Jeremy R.
“Abortion is murder.” - David N.
“It’s against God’s word – the Bible.” - Nancy B.
“It's murder, just like killing anyone else.” - Paul R.
“Life is a gift.” - Patricia C.
“I want to see abortion outlawed in Marshall, Texas because it is nothing but murder.” - Candy J.
“In the US, two million couples are waiting to adopt. Many of them want to adopt more than one child. We need to stop funding abortions and start funding adoptions.” - Jerry I.
“I want to see abortion outlawed in Marshall, Texas because my children attend Marshall School.” - Michael S.
“We are commanded by God not to kill ! Babies are blessings” - Debbie R.
“It’s murder of the unborn.” - Yvonne M.
“Yes. Abortion should be outlawed in Marshall, Texas.” - Kirby E.
“I want to see abortion outlawed because it is the murder of an unborn baby!” - Ed T.
“God wants us to cherish every life. We are all equally valuable and important.” - Lynette N.
“It is wrong to take another humans life.” - Robert N.
“I want to see abortion outlawed in Marshall, Texas because I am a God fearing man. And in the Bible which is All God breathed Exodus 20:13 You shall not murder.” - Chris D.
“It is murder.” - Alicia R.
“I believe we have to take a stand against evil, and protect those who can’t protect themselves. God knew us and had a plan for us before He formed us in our mother’s womb.” - Alyssa S.
“Babies are a blessing.” - Ashley G.
“Life starts at conception! Abortion is murder at any stage of pregnancy!” - Susan T.
“Because it is a crime against the unborn children whom God has created.” - Mrs. James L.
“Abortion is the taking of a life. I don't condemn anyone that has had an abortion because I know most women do regret it and have the pain from that decision. I know that God has
a plan for every life -even the unplanned. When the Lilith Fund put the sign in Marshall and twisted the truth using faith based wording-and said it was a clap back at the faith-based community, I knew I could not be silent.” - Dee Ann G.
“KILLING A CHILD IS UNETHICAL AND IMMORAL. BABIES NEED A VOICE! THERE ARE SO MANY PEOPLE WHO WANT CHILDREN AND CANNOT HAVE THEM AND WILL ADOPT IF GIVEN THE OPPORTUNITY.” - Carla P.
“Because it’s murder God doesn’t make mistakes.” - Carla B.
“I don’t believe in killing babies.” - Marion M.
“It is wrong.” - Tracy R.
“Murder is wrong.” - Donnie H.
“I believe it is murder!!! Read Jeremiah 1:5.” - Robyn M.
“Because it is murder.” - Jacqueline H.
“I believe in life of the speechless protected and a chance to live on through adoption if parents do not want. I believe in the Bible’s spoken words for the protection of the unprotected. I believe that all life’s matter.” - Donna B.
“I believe that abortion is murder. Murdering innocent human beings is wrong.” - Maria J.
“I want to see abortion outlawed in Marshall, Texas because it’s murder.” - Angela S.
“Because you are killing one of God's children's when you abort.” - Janet M.
“Because it is killing a living being that God created!” - Skye K.
“Abortion is viewed as murder in the eyes of God and although the world finds exceptions, I do not.” - Rheanna B.
“It’s against God and His holy word.” - Shanda R.
“Abortion is the act of murder to unborn human life. This should not be an option for pregnant women. There are other solutions that preserve human life.” - Linsey M.
“Because abortion is MURDER!” - Penny M.
“I want to see abortion outlawed in Marshall, Texas.” - Regan S.
“I'm 100% against abortion. I stand beside God.” - Steven W.
“A baby is an innocent beautiful life created by God, and the mother the same. There are two victims in abortion, if we can help one (the mother) the second will be saved. I believe in ending abortion, but I also believe that abortion exist because mothers feel they have no other choice and the value of life is lost. We have to save the unborn by ridding the world of abortion, but we also need to help the mothers.” - Shea M.
“Children are a gift from God. I am a foster parent and I take care of kids all the time. Kids are God's children.” - Missy S.
“I want to see abortion outlawed in Marshall, Texas because it’s murder.” - Joyce H.
“Every life is created and treasured by God.” - Kathryn C.
“Because it is completely against my faith in Christ, it's murdering the innocent.” - Jennifer M.
“It goes against God’s word.” - S.Y. Evans
“Babies' lives are precious.” - Sarah D.
“Because life begins at conception and abortion should not be used as a means of birth control.” - Marcia C.
“I want to see abortion outlawed due to the fact that I believe an unborn child is a person from the point of conception. Therefore, it is murder !!” - Jerri B.
“This goes against my belief as a Christian.... there are many many options to not only prevent pregnancy but to also avoid abortion.” - Makyra M.
“I am pro-life and while I agree it is a woman’s decision, I do not support abortions. We had a billboard recently posted in our town that said abortion is a blessing! There is no blessing in aborting a baby (planned or unplanned).” - Shannon D.
“I believe it is murder and I do not believe our children need to be introduced to all that... Protect our children and protect the unborn, adoption is an awesome wonderful thing!!!” - Susan S.
“Against God’s principals. Life is precious. God does not create mistakes.” - Gay H.
“I want to see abortion outlawed in Marshall, Texas because it is unethical and all lives matter.” - Donna C.
“It’s murder period. I think it’s pure evil” - Adam P.
“Because babies are a blessing from God. It is morally wrong to abort a child.” - Linda S.
“Its wrong. Plain and simple some people wish to have children and can't. Now i understand that its necessary sometimes if the child is not going to live anyway or the mother is in grave danger but I have family that wish to have kids. That cant. Its selfish. Wrong. Have them and give them up for adoption.” - Heather F.
“Because ALL children have a right to life. It is against God and my beliefs as a Christian.” - Iolene D.
“It’s a decision that stays with you and can wreck havoc on your life. Babies are a blessing and God has a purpose for each life.” - Jennifer A.
“I believe in the sanctity of life and stand for the protection of the unborn child.” - Terry C.
“Because it goes against all that God meant for creation. A life is a blessing.” - Mary M.
“I personally believe it goes against the standards that the majority of Marshall live by. We want to be a city of life.” - Mckala H.
“It is against God’s will. It is murder.” - Laurie M.
“Because it is ethic and immorally wrong.” - Crystal E.
“Babies are a blessing and a gift. Their lives have meaning and a purpose.” - Emma H.
“It is murder and heart wrenching for those who have done it.” - Amy G.
“Because abortion kills innocent babies.” - Nat G.
“It is not Biblical. They are killing babies. They are a baby once conceived.” - Anne P.
“Because it’s murder of an innocent child!” - Carol M.
“It is spiritually and morally wrong.” - Gail H.
“So innocent babies are not murdered.” - Jo Anne H.
“It should not be used as birth control. Prevent pregnancy do not abort.” - Kim V.
“it is murder plain and simple.” - Jeff B.
“The devil wants us to think abortion is OK but it is sinful. GOD loves all children. And there are so many people who would love to adopt an unwanted baby.” - Amanda P.
“Because abortion is murder at any stage of life or conception.. it is against everything i believe in and should never be used as contraceptive..” - Norma M.
“Because it is murder. There are so many people in the world that would do anything to have a baby or to adopt a baby. There is no need to kill them. Please make Marshall, Texas a sanctuary for the innocent unborn.” - Jill B.
“Because babies are a blessing and should not be discarded because of two irresponsible people.” - Rhonda L.
“It is a sin” Alexa C.
“Abortion is really MURDER. GOD SAYS THOU SHALT NOT KILL!” - Sharon C.
“Why??? Its MURDER!!!!” - Karen A.
“Abortion is murder.” - Claudia S.
“Abortion is murder.” - Raymond S.
“It’s HORRIBLE” - Kelsie P.
“All lives matter.” - Carmen G.
“I consider it murder.” - Kay M.
"I want to see abortion outlawed in Marshall Texas.” - Elliot B
“Yes! I want to see abortion outlawed in Marshall, Texas.” - Danielle S.
“I want to see abortion outlawed in Marshall, Texas because it is the killing of unborn children - which violates Gods law. Children are a blessing from God.” - Don H.
“Abortion is murder.” - Shannon I.
“Yes! I want to see abortion outlawed in Marshall, Texas.” - Tia N.
“The bible teaches it is wrong. There are many couples who aren't able to have a child but want one . . . let them adopt the unwanted child . . . that child will be loved.” - Debora V.
“I want to see abortion outlawed in Marshall, Texas because babies are a blessing from God.” - Linda S.
“It is murder.” - Brenda M.
“I want to see abortion outlawed in Marshall, Texas.” - Paul O.
“I want to see abortion outlawed in Marshall, Texas because unborn children have a purpose from the LORD and, like us, should also get to live and finish their course like we have are finishing our course - which we pray we do so with EXCELLENCE. To kill is murder and God sees the murder, the horror, the evil. The almighty God sees the evil, including the doctors. The righteous are against killing people and animals. How much more a helpless baby? All that do this will give an answer to the almighty on that day. “ - Bobby N.
“It’s against my beliefs!! I want to help protect the unprotected!!!” - Teri L.
“I want to see abortion outlawed in all of Texas, including Marshall, Texas.” - Jaidon G.
“Abortion is the murder of a child. The laws should not allow anyone to take the life of another.” - Marsha D.
“Thou shalt not kill.” - Amanda C
“I want to see abortion outlawed in Marshall, Texas because Babies lives matter. If they did not want to have children the should not have sex.” - Scholanda A.
“I believe EVERY life is important.” - Emily W.
“Now that we have ultrasound, there is no excuse. We can clearly see inside the womb that it is a live baby! Clearly it is murder.” - Terry D.
“I believe life is created by God. All life is precious to Him.” - Janet W.
“Because its wrong in the eyes of God. A child didn't asked to be conceived and should have the right to be born alive. If you don't want your baby, give it up for adoption.” - Clarissa G.
“Murder is outlawed and it’s murder! Abortion should have never been legalized!” - Tina G.
“I want to see abortion outlawed in Marshall, Texas and in all of Texas.” - Frank F.
“I want to see abortion outlawed in Marshall, Texas and everywhere.” - Crystal S.
“Abortion not only ends the lives of innocent children, it ruins many mothers lives through guilt and shame. Which is the devils favorite foothold. It is a prime way for satan to take out multiple souls at one time. And I want to see an end to the destruction caused by it. “ - Charis W.
“Because murder is evil.” - Debra S.
“Horrible thing.” - Cindy B.
“It is murder.” - Brenda R.
“It is killing an unborn child.” - Dea G.
“I want to see abortion outlawed in Marshall, Texas.” - Ashley C.
“It is MURDER. Period!” - Laura N.
“All lives matter.” - Terry C.
“It’s murder.” - January S.
“It is Murder of human life!” - Jennifer B.
“Abortion is a sin against humanity! Life should not be taken from those who can not speak for themselves and no one should have a right to choose death of an unborn child for their convenience.” - Kevin A.
“I believe children are a gift.” - Kerri H.
“There are so many more choices with more fulfilling endings that are blessed by God.” - Ermene F.
“I want to see abortion outlawed in Marshall, Texas because it’s murder.” - Angela H.
“Yes! I want to see abortion outlawed in Marshall, Texas.” - Brenda S.
“I feel like abortion is wrong and has long lasting detrimental effects to all parties involved especially the mothers that abort their children. No one should have to live with the regret and guilt of that decision for the rest of their lives.” - Felicia M.
“I want to see abortion outlawed in Marshall, Texas because it’s murder.” - Bridget G.
“I want to see abortion outlawed in Marshall, Texas.” - Trae B.
“Abortion hurts the mother and father as well as the death of a child.” - Kim C.
“Because I believe that abortion is the killing of a human being.” - Lurlie M.
“Because that baby is a life that really matters to God and to me. And I'm pretty sure God sees it as murder. We have no right to take that life and kill it. It's just flat out wrong and evil. !!!” - Michelle R.
“Once a child is conceived it is life and we don’t have the authority to take it.” - Cindy M.
“I want to see abortion outlawed in Marshall, Texas.” - Robert E.
“They are humans, alive and breathing!” - Amy M.
“It’s murdering innocent babies.” - Penny H.
“If you devalue one life there could well be two. Ultimately no one is safe. No one but God can place a value of life.” - Sharon T.
“I believe abortion is against God's word.” - Gina H.
“It is murder. We need to protect the unborn and vulnerable women.” - Sara W.
“All children are blessings.” - Rhonda M.
“It's against my beliefs. My beliefs matter too!” - Lori B.
“Abortion is taking a human life. I don't want this evil in my city.” - Marilyn M.
“I believe that all life is a gift from God. Abortion shouldn’t be a form of birth control.” - Nicole T.
“Child sacrifice is an abomination to our God and Lord Jesus and the acceptance of such sin in our society invites increased demonic activity. We want to honor our Lord and God Jesus and stand with the unborn.” - Robert S.
“Many babies are killed every day. Abortion is against my morals & Christian beliefs.” -Raelyn H.
“BECAUSE ABORTION IS MURDER.” - Tana P.
“Taking lives is wrong. Every life is valuable.” - Amy P.
“I believe it is against God’s will and we need to speak for those who cannot speak for themselves.” - Melanie F.
“It is murder of the innocent and the parents have no idea how much it damages them, too.” - Mary K.
“To stop the killing of God’s children!!!” - Jennifer F.
“I believe abortion is murder. Murder should be illegal.” - Joshua P.
“Abortion is not a form of birth control. Every child is a blessing. Abortion is murder.” - Brenda H.
“Not a blessing to choose abortion.” - Angela H.
“I want to see abortion outlawed in Marshall, Texas because it’s murder.” - Angela S.
“Abortion is not the answer.” - Angie A.
“God creates life and I believe that no life is a mistake because God doesn’t make mistakes. Life begins at conception and we have to be a voice for those babies that can’t speak for themselves. Standing up for what is right.” - Jessica T.
“So the babies can have a heart beat and live like we do.” - Spring R.
“Because I feel it is murder! Goes against what God wants as He has known us and formed us before we are born!” - Vickie G.
“Babies are a miracle from God. Babies are Not something to be killed. Babies are babies from first day of conception.” - Pam C.
“I want to see abortion outlawed in Marshall, Texas because it’s murder.” - Tony J.
“All children are a gift from Almighty God. I also so do not believe in taking an innocent life!” - Linda S.
“The aborting of millions of babies is a new age genocide that has been deceptively fed to us as an accepted practice. I'm hoping to change that.” - Annika D.
“I believe in the sanctity of life. I am a Christian and believe abortion is a sin. I am totally against abortion and any person that supports it.” - Brenda H.
“Because it is disgraceful. We have to speak for the ones who don’t have a voice. Life starts at conception, and we have to stand up for those sweet unborn babies!” - Alisha Y.
“God does not like babies to be killed. They are precious and they have the right to live just like everyone else.” - Kim P.
“Abortion is murder. People can pretend it isn’t and call it whatever, but doesn’t change the fact that a life is lost.” - Joseph A.
“Life begins at conception!” - Martha D.
“Its murder!” - Herb K.
“I don’t think abortion is the answer” - Cherry F.
‘It’s murder. Once conceived, no matter how small, a life is a life.” - Michelle P.
“Because it supports murder!!!” - Leslie H.
“It is against the teaching of Jesus.” - Carolyn R.
“All life is scared. We don’t have the right to decide who lives and who dies.” - Joan H.
“I want to see abortion outlawed in Marshall, Texas because babies are alive.” - Tyrone R.
“It’s murder. Plan and simple.” Tammy P.
“First, I was a Registered Nurse, and I provided care to both pregnant women and preterm neonates. Each time I provided care to a pregnant woman, I had two patients, the mother and the baby. Each medication I administered, each procedure that was done, I had to consider both the mother's and the baby's health. I monitored both of them and I charted information on both of them. When I dealt with the NICU babies I saw babies born at very early gestational ages. I saw them fight to stay alive, even though they faced overwhelming odds. Second, I am a mother. I know that each of my children were so different in utero, and those characteristics carried through and showed up after their birth. They were no different outside the uterus than they were inside the uterus. I am a grandmother who has experienced the "hard cases" that people use to justify abortion. My granddaughter Aeryn was anecephalic, which means her brain did not develop properly. Her situation was considered to be "incompatible with life." My daughter knew that she would not have her daughter for very long, but she resisted the suggestions that people made to abort her little girl. She cradled Aeryn in her body as long as she could, then underwent a C-section to deliver Aeryn, all the while begging the anesthesiologist not to give her too much medication as she knew she would only have minutes with Aeryn. We all held Aeryn as she slipped away from us, one hour and nineteen minutes after her birth. She was held in loving arms as she died, literally living her entire life knowing only love, first inside her mother, then in her mother's arms. I used Aeryn's story to develop a series of lectures on truly caring for our patients, and more than ten years after I gave the lectures, a healthcare professional told me that Aeryn's story had inspired a change in their practice. Even though Aeryn lived only 9 months, 1 hour, and 19 minutes, her light continues to shine. I also have a granddaughter who was conceived in rape. My granddaughter laughs, dances, loves her Mama, plays with her dolls, loves the colors pink and purple, and is full of joy. My daughter moved from being a rape victim to being a victor, someone who protected her innocent baby. My granddaughter is my daughter's child, a gift that was sent to her to help her heal. My granddaughter is the light that came out of darkness.” - Virginia T.
“I want to see abortion outlawed in Marshall, Texas because I have lost three grandchildren just because the mother got mad at her partners. All lives matter and this affects more people than just the person carrying the child.” - Susan C.