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MINERAL WELLS, TEXAS

Mineral Wells, Texas is located in Palo Pinto and Parker Counties.   


During Palo Pinto County's 2016 presidential election 80.7% voted Republican, 16.6% voted Democrat, and 2.7% voted for other candidates. In Parker County's 2016 presidential election results 81.8% voted Republican, 14.7% voted Democrat, and 3.5% 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 Palo Pinto County, out of 3,677 votes, 2,463 voted in favor of the idea of abolishing abortion in the state of Texas and 1,214 voted against the idea abolishing abortion in the state of Texas. In Parker County, out of 16,320 votes, 11,866 voted in favor of the idea of abolishing abortion in the state of Texas and 4,454 voted against the idea of abolishing abortion in the state of Texas.  


The population of the city of Mineral Wells, Texas is 17,450.


On July 16th, 2019 the City Council of Mineral Wells voted on the construction of the Sanctuary City for the Unborn ordinance. The vote was 5-2. Five City Council members voted against the construction of an ordinance and the Mayor and one City Council member voted in favor of the ordinance.


Despite the outcome of the City Council's vote, the Mayor still wants to see his city become a Sanctuary City for the Unborn.


WFAA 8 ABC - July 14th, 2019

Mineral Wells Mayor Wants To Ban Abortion and Become A “Sancturary City for the Unborn” (VIDEO)

By Kevin Reece 


Fort-Worth Star-Telegram - July 15th, 2019

This North Texas City May Soon Be Known As A “Sanctuary City for the Unborn”

By Anna M. Tinsley


WFAA 8 ABC - July 15th, 2019

Mineral Wells to Consider Becoming “Sanctuary City for the Unborn”

By Kevin Reece


Fort-Worth Star-Telegram - July 16th, 2019

North Texas Leaders Won’t Pursue Plan To Make Their City A Sanctuary for the Unborn

By Anna M. Tinsley


Family Research Council: Tony Perkins’ Washington Update - July 16th, 2019

Welcome to Mineral Wells, Population: Growing

By Tony Perkins and FRC Staff


ACLU of Texas - July 16th, 2019

ACLU of Texas Statement On Mineral Wells City Council Voting Against Restrictive Abortion Proposal 


Fox 4 News - July 17th, 2019

City of Mineral Wells Votes Against Becoming A “Sanctuary City for the Unborn”


WFAA 8 ABC - July 17th, 2019

Waskom Remains Committed to Abortion Ban While Mineral Wells Votes to Take No Action On the Same (Video)


Faithwire - July 17th, 2019

ACLU Threat Prevents Texas Town From Becoming Latest ‘Sanctuary City For the Unborn’

By Will Maule


ACLU of Texas - July 17th, 2019

There’s A Sanctuary City Problem In Texas. But It’s Not What You Think.

By Drucilla Tigner


Fox News - July 17th, 2019

Texas Town Blocks Mayor’s Bid to Become “Sanctuary City For the Unborn”

By Caleb Parke


The Texan - July 17th, 2019

Mineral Wells Rejects Mayor’s Proposal To Create Sanctuary for Unborn

By Daniel Friend


Sanctuary Status

Denying Sanctuary by voting to take no action on the construction of a Sanctuary City for the Unborn Ordinance.


Video Highlights

WFAA 8 ABC - July 14th, 2019


Mineral Wells Mayor Wants To Ban Abortion and Become A “Sancturary City for the Unborn” 


By Kevin Reece 

WFAA 8 ABC - July 17th, 2019


Waskom Remains Committed to Abortion Ban While Mineral Wells Votes to Take No Action On the Same  


By Kevin Reese


Fox 4 News - July 17th, 2019


City of Mineral Wells Votes Against Becoming A “Sanctuary City for the Unborn”