Kelsey Jukam

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Open Carry Texas rally
Politics

After Years of Failure, Gun Bills Sail Through Senate

The right to bear arms wasn’t one of the five emergency items outlined in Gov. Greg Abbott’s State of the State address in February, but you might think otherwise if you’ve been watching the Senate lately. The Second Amendment took … Read More

Vincent Lopez
Criminal Justice

Is 2015 the Year for Medical Marijuana in Texas?

Rep. Marisa Marquez (D-El Paso), author of HB 3785, said in a press conference this afternoon that Texas needs to take a “scientific and reasoned approach” to medical marijuana, and allow patients and doctors to choose their best treatment plan. Read More

Kristen Katz and Julie Gavran
Politics

Gun Control Activists Fight to be Heard at Capitol

Opponents of open carry and campus carry say their access to lawmakers has sometimes been limited, even as the most extreme gun activists get meetings with top elected officials.

Opponents of open carry and campus carry say their access to lawmakers has sometimes been limited, even as the most extreme gun activists get meetings with top elected officials. Read More

Sen. Jose Rodriguez, Sen. Sylvia Garcia and Sen. Kirk Watson
Politics

Senators Delay Hearing on Bill Banning ‘Sanctuary Cities’

Update: Senate Bill 185 has been rescheduled for Monday, March 16 at 8 a.m. Original: The Senate Border Security Subcommittee adjourned after just six minutes Monday morning as senators delayed a hearing on legislation that would outlaw “sanctuary cities.” Some Democrats were … Read More

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