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Let the bashing of public schools, immigrants and any limitations whatsoever on guns begin.
Observer Radio speaks with healthcare and reproductive rights activists Lenzi Sheible and Peggy Romberg. Also, an apartment community struggles with news that their neighbor was the Austin Thanksgiving shooter.
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Newly-elected state Sen. Charles Perry, a Republican from Lubbock, says he’ll go to Austin to engage in “spiritual battle.”
The legal challenges to Texas’ abortion restrictions will amble on for some time: But even if the pro-life coalition loses, it wins.
John Savage dives into the for-profit college industry and discovers a business model that soaks up federal student aid to the detriment of taxpayers and the students it’s meant to serve.
When the final part of Texas’ abortion goes into effect on Sept. 1, Texas is likely to have only six clinics left—down from 44 in 2011.
Wendy Davis’ campaign has been largely reactive, keying off Greg Abbott’s mistakes rather than articulating a vision for Texas.
One year after the unruly mob filled the State Capitol and—at least temporarily—shouted down a bill imposing new limits on abortion, what’s become of the movement today? And we consider Texas officials’ proposals to confront a growing humanitarian crisis on the border.