In a landmark victory for marriage equality, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled against statewide bans on same-sex marriage, granting gay and lesbian couples in Texas the right to legally marry.
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Texans enrolled in the Affordable Care Act health insurance marketplace can rest easy. The Supreme Court has upheld federal subsidies that help make health coverage more affordable for those in Texas.
Sensing that state officials will be reluctant to comply with a potential U.S. Supreme Court ruling in favor of same-sex marriage, an LGBT civil rights group filed a federal lawsuit Thursday seeking to force Texas to provide equal benefits to the same-sex spouses of public employees.
While Texas officials have been dragging their feet on changing the language of marriage license applications, Dallas County clerk now says he’ll issue licenses to gay and lesbian couples if the U.S. Supreme Court rules in favor of same-sex marriage later this month.
In an opinion largely upholding Texas’ strict 2013 abortion law, a three-judge panel has upheld provisions expected to lead to the closure of all but eight abortion clinics in Texas, forcing some women to travel hundreds of miles to the nearest facility.
Texas officials could drag their feet on changing the language of marriage license applications, which now say “male” and “female,” to stall gay marriage.
For years, Texas Republicans have aimed to weaken the Travis County DAs Public Integrity Unit. On Tuesday, they got one step closer.
We’d reached a plateau in the long-broiling ethics scandal around Attorney General Ken Paxton. But in the last week, things are starting to heat up again.
Gay couples shouldn’t plan on tying the knot in the Lone Star State before late June, according to two Texas-based attorneys challenging same-sex marriage bans in federal court.
Alabama Justice Roy Moore joined Attorney General Ken Paxton, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and dozens of other elected officials to make a biblical case against same-sex marriage.