Without affordable smartphone technology and a growing sense that police and mainstream media are not capturing all sides of the story when they cover racist violence—especially racist police violence—stories like what happened at the McKinney pool party might not have been exposed.
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Creating a victory for LGBT advocates, Cecil Bell Jr.’s anti-gay marriage bill died in the Texas legislature along with more than 20 anti-LGBT proposals.
One of the state’s most anti-gay lawmakers is going forward with a “religious freedom” amendment dropped by another representative earlier this week amid opposition from the Texas […]
The Texas Association of Business has come out against two religious freedom resolutions that critics say would enshrine a “license to discriminate” against LGBT people in the Texas Constitution.
Two proposed religious freedom amendments to the Texas Constitution could lead to more than just anti-LGBT discrimination, according to legal experts.
State Rep. Jason Villalba (R-Dallas) remains adamant that a proposed constitutional amendment he filed earlier this month isn’t intended to undermine local ordinances prohibiting anti-LGBT discrimination.
Two days after the Plano City Council approved an ordinance prohibiting discrimination against LGBT people, a Texas legislator filed a proposed constitutional amendment that would limit the ability of cities to enforce such laws.
A panel of Texas political experts, including Rep. Donna Howard and Rep. Jason Villalba, discuss the 2014 election and the Texas Legislature.
The inclusion of a guest worker program in the Texas GOP platform was seen as a big step forward. Now some want to strip it out.
Meet the promising newbies and the veterans in bigger roles during the 2013 Texas Legislature.