Carthage, Texas

Carthage, Texas is located in Panola County.  

During Panola County's 2016 Presidential Election 81.1% voted Republican, 17.6% voted Democrat, and 1.3% 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 Panola County, out of 3,424 votes, 2,754 voted in favor of the idea of abolishing abortion in the state of Texas and 670 voted against the idea abolishing abortion in the state of Texas.   

The population of the city of Carthage, Texas is 6,851.

In the News

The Daily Signal - October 23rd, 2019

Why These 6 Towns Became ‘Sanctuary Cities for the Unborn’ 

By Jackson Elliott

CRIT-LARGE - November 6th, 2019

The Continued Texas Fight to Outlaw Abortion

By Preston Tyler

The Panola Watchman - November 16th, 2019

Supporters Plan To Bring Anti-Abortion Ordinance To Carthage

By Meredith Shamburger

Longview News Journal - November 16th, 2019

Supporters Plan To Bring Anti-Abortion Ordinance To Carthage

By Meredith Shamburger

The Panola Watchman - December 10th, 2019

Supporters Urge Carthage City Officials to Outlaw Abortion

By Meredith Shamburger

Longview News Journal - December 10th, 2019

Supporters Urge Carthage Officials to Adopt Anti-Abortion Ordinance 

By Meredith Shamburger

Carthage Speaks Out!

Why Carthage Residents Want To See Abortion Outlawed in Their City

"Murder should not be allowed anywhere." - Jennifer B.

"Not only is it against God's laws, it is murder and it has lasting effects on all involved." - Shawn M.

"Every baby is a blessing from God. God makes no mistakes. Who are we to destroy what God has made?" - Ashley W.

"Because murder is evil." - Kyria B.

"Life is God given, not man given." - Karen M. 

"Because every life no matter how big or small has value and meaning." - Gwen B. 

“Babies are a gift from God, they are alive!” - Karen M.

"My Christian beliefs. Pro life." - Rebecca R.

"Unmoral. Plenty of people out there who will adopt a child. Put that child up for adoption. Don't kill it." - Vickie T.

"It's murder." - Stuart L.

"It’s not our choice to end the life of any human being ." - Melissa A.

"Every unborn baby is a living soul. They have a right to live. No one should have the right to kill these unborn babies. They are a living, breathing human being. Last I checked, murder is a crime. So, whoever kills their unborn child, or whoever is the one physically aborting these babies should be charged with murder." - Elizabeth H.

"Every life is a gift from God. These lives should all be protected. We have a duty to protect the gifts that God has given mankind. Passing laws that protect these gifts ensures the sanctity of life. The unborn child is a life that does not have a voice. The unborn need a voice. Those that are incapacitated need a voice. We are their voice. We must speak up for their rights. We must protect God’s gifts." - Nicole T.

“Because its murder. God has a plan and purpose for each of us. We do not have the right to take that away.” - Carie H. 

“Abortion is murder.” - Brooke K.

“It's murder.” - Laurie D. 

“I am 100% Pro-Life.” - Rebecca R. 

"Because it's murdering the babies." - Bobby H 

“Cause it is not the child's fault.” - Herman M. 

“It’s murder.” - Elise R.

"Because it’s a life, and all life is precious!" - Justin B.

"Because I disagree with it." - William M.

"Because it is murder of innocent babies." - Dorris D.

“THOU SHALL NOT KILL!! It’s not a suggestion but a command by GOD.” - Paul B. 

“Because it violates God’s law.” - Kevin J.

“I don’t believe we should have the right to take a life.” - Cathy M.

“I believe that every child has a purpose and when that is fulfilled, God will take them home!” - Beverly H.

“Against my beliefs as a Christian.” - Billie Jean N.

"I don't believe in the murder of the unborn." - Donna R. 

"Children are blessings from God. It isn’t our choice to kill. Scripture says . . . Thou shalt not kill (Exodus 20:13). - Jennifer B.

"That is Gods decision, he knows when your time is not us. - Joshua B. 

"It is a grave evil, a scourge on our society, an abomination before God and it is the most important moral evil we face in our nation in our generation." - Shane I.

"I believe in God and I believe a baby is a baby at conception. God makes NO mistakes." - Kay B.

I believe in the right to life. If there is a heartbeat, there is life." - Alice W.

"It is one of the most ungodly decisions our country has made." - Shawn M.