If added to the open carry bill, the “Dutton amendment” would ban police officers from stopping someone solely because they’re openly carrying a handgun. This would help prevent racial profiling, and people of color from being harassed by law enforcement.
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The Senate approved open carry of handguns Friday night, with a controversial provision that would prevent police stops solely to ask for a license. Critics say the bill now amounts to unlicensed open carry.
Much to state Sen. Van Taylor’s dismay, his ethics bill that passed the Texas Senate on Tuesday is a shell of its former self after being heavily amended.
Today, Dan Patrick’s passed his beloved tax cuts through the Senate. But an unusual rift between tea partiers and their colleagues threatens disunity.
This week in WTF Friday: Perry goes native in the great white north. Who is Don Huffines, really? Kory Watkins builds a cult of personality, and then raps.
Sen. Don Huffines, a Dallas Republican, has filed a bill that would prohibit cities from enforcing LGBT-inclusive nondiscrimination ordinances.
Monday was the first day to pre-file bills for next year’s 84th Texas Legislature—and it saw measures on taxes, daylight savings time and nullification.
In this week’s WTF Friday, Don Huffines embraces creationism, a Glen Rose pol warns the GOP away from equality and Bill Zedler waxes poetic on Twitter.
Rand Paul is beefing up his presidential campaign years in advance of the 2016 election. His activity in Texas foreshadow’s the states growing importance to the GOP.
Senator-elect Don Huffines (R-Dallas) may have made the transformation from outsider to insider faster than any candidate in recent memory.