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Texas Political Discourse

Texas GOP Gets Chummy With Fringe Blogger Robbie Cooper

As the Texas GOP has drifted more and more rightward, marquee politicians have increasingly embraced fringe activists like Robbie Cooper.

Groups Urge End to Tasers, Pepper Spray in Schools

A handful of groups led by the ACLU of Texas have noted there’s no statewide standard guiding Taser use by school cops, and in a letter sent last week, they asked the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement to create one—by banning the use of Tasers, and pepper spray, on students.