Monthly Archives: January 2013

Bikers Rally at the Capitol for Tougher Highway Safety Laws, Their Own Personal Freedoms

More than 2,000 bikers overran the Texas Capitol Monday (not literally, they parked outside) to push for comprehensive motorcycle safety legislation: banning texting while driving, and a draft bill they’ve dubbed the “Motorcycle Crash Prevention Act of 2013.” The bill would, …

To Frack or Not to Frack in Dallas

After years of opponents and industry arguing, waiting and waiting some more, Dallas’ fracking future might finally come to a vote. In early February a city commission is expected to vote, yet again, on whether to grant Fort Worth-based Trinity East Energy permits to drill on city-owned land. It would be the first gas well sunk within city limits and would affirm Dallas’ stance on the controversial practice of fracking.

Perry at Pro-Life Rally: Ideal World Is One Without Abortion

This week marked the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, and an estimated 3,000 Texans marched through downtown Austin on Saturday afternoon to protest the landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision that allowed women the right to choose. The march ended with …