Monthly Archives: June 2013

UPDATED: Extraordinary Turnout for Citizen’s Filibuster of Anti-Abortion Bills

Updated at 2:05 PM:  Early this afternoon, the House State Affairs committee met for 10 minutes to vote on HB 60, HB 6 and SB 5. The committee approved HB 60, the omnibus abortion bill, HB 16, the standalone 20-week …

One in 10 Kids Locked Up in Texas Report Sexual Abuse

More than 11 percent of juveniles locked up in Texas’ state-run facilities reported being sexually victimized in the last year, according to a new report from the U.S. Department of Justice. Texas’ juvenile justice agency says its own numbers are much lower.

Attorney/Author David Berg on Houston, Brotherhood and Woody Harrelson

David Berg, a veteran Texas attorney, mines the intersections of family, justice and mortality in his new book Run, Brother, Run: A Memoir of Murder in my Family, released this month. Berg will talk about the book at Houston’s Brazos …