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Rep. Giovanni Capriglione (R-Southlake)

Architect of Texas Gold Depository Says it Will Kill Off Fed

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In a radio interview with Christian talk show host Rick Wiles, Rep. Giovanni Capriglione talks about the Texas gold depository, which would allow gold owned by the University of Texas’ endowment fund to be returned from New York City. While gold fever has long been a feature of American political life, its rapid normalization in Texas and adoption as state policy is odd, to say the least.

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DREAM Act Students Rally at Texas Capitol

Children of Immigrants Denied Citizenship

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Though the 14th Amendment says otherwise, Texas has refused to issue birth certificates to children who were born in the state to undocumented parents. In response, four women have filed a civil rights lawsuit against the Texas Department of State Health Services alleging discrimination and interference in the federal government’s authority over immigration.

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Joan Cheever — on phone in her food truck.

Doing the Lord’s Work

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A San Antonio woman is counting on Texas’ Religious Freedom Restoration Act to trump a local ordinance that could end her decade-old ministry of feeding the homeless, mentally ill and others who are simply down on their luck.

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