A new bill, if passed, would make Texas a "mandatory helmet" state.

At the moment, Texas is a "conditional" state. Meaning ... if certain conditions regarding age, health insurance and completion of a safety course are met ... motorcycle operators and passengers are not required to wear helmets.

The consensus in Texas has always been, in a nutshell, "let those who ride, decide." A new bill seeks to change that though. (More info here.) If you'd like to see things remain as they are, here's how you can help:

We need to, once again, put infringing on personal rights and freedoms out of their minds. Side note to Texas bicyclists ... don't think they won't eventually start looking at you. Some Texas cities are already testing those waters.