Despite receiving a letter from anti-gay groups demanding one, Gov. Greg Abbott will not call a special session to pass a bill aimed at undermining the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in favor of marriage equality.
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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.
Manufacturers of execution drugs will be shielded from public scrutiny, helping to keep Texas’ capital punishment machine in working order, under a bill headed to the governor’s office.
A day after nine people died in a massive shootout in Waco, a Senate committee approved a bill legalizing the open carry of handguns.
Texas Values President Jonathan Saenz accused the Texas Association of Business of supporting “the homosexual agenda” and blames the state chamber of commerce for the demise of anti-LGBT legislation.
Bills to allow Texans to carry guns on college campuses, and unconcealed handguns in public, passed out of a Senate committee today.
The director of the state’s criminal anti-corruption unit told a key Senate committee Monday that “there is no one else” in the state that could handle the cases his office does.
Nothing was off limits in a nearly two-hour long discussion of Senate Resolution 9, as senators joked about Whitmire’s age, loyalty, service and pranks.