Planned Parenthood of North Texas
Abiding Love Lutheran Church
As at Sep. 12, 2012, Flachmeier was a pastor at the Abiding Love Lutheran Church in Austin, TX.
Resurrection Lutheran Church
As at Jan. 10, 2012, Flachmeier served as pastor for the Resurrection Lutheran Church in Plano, TX. He does not currently work for the church.
Signed Religious Pro-Abortion Statement
Flachmeier was one of over 3,400 religious leaders who signed a statement entitled the "Religious Declaration on Sexual Morality, Justice, and Healing." The statement was coordinated by the Religious Institute. The statement reads in part,
- "Faith communities must also advocate for sexual and spiritual wholeness in society. We call for... a faith-based commitment to sexual and reproductive rights, including access to voluntary contraception, abortion, and HIV/STI prevention and treatment."
Signed Pro-Birth Control Statement
Flachmeier is listed as a signatory on the Statement by Texas Religious Leaders Supporting Access to Birth Control which is a project of the Texas Faith Network. This group is a project of the Texas Freedom Network's Education Fund which was founded in 1995 by Cecile Richards to "combat the anti-choice policy agenda of the extreme right in Texas.". The statement which calls for government funding of birth control, reads in part:
- "We call on our state leaders to support policies that ensure adequate funding and broad availability of birth control, especially for low- and moderate-income women."
- PPNT Fall 1999 Newsletter Volume 15, Issue 4
- Texas Freedom Network: Texas Religious Leaders Support Access to Birth Control (accessed on Sep. 12, 2012)
- Religious Institute: Religious Declaration on Sexual Morality, Justice, and Healing (accessed on Sep. 14, 2012)
- Religious Institute: Religious Declaration on Sexual Morality, Justice, and Healing - List of Endorsers (accessed on Sep. 14, 2012)
- Clergy Voices: A Conversation with Cecile Richards, volume 10, issue 1, fall 2007 (accessed on Sep. 12, 2012)