The San Antonio Republican said Senate Bill 6 is ‘unnecessary’ and the product of a ‘manufactured’ problem.
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A new religious right group known as Abolish Abortion Texas is partially behind the state GOP’s new extreme stance on abortion.
Of the 638 people who registered a position on Senate Bill 4 Wednesday, only 11 supported it.
SB 997 is likely an example of how House Democrats will attempt to dilute the so-called sanctuary cities ban before it can reach the governor's desk.
Senate Republicans have filed bills that would ban certain abortion procedures and regulate the disposal of fetal remains in their latest attempt to restrict access to abortion.
In 2015, federal authorities never followed up on 62 percent of immigration detainers issued to local jails. Overall, only 15 percent of detainers led to deportations.
After Governor Greg Abbott pulled $1.5 million in grants that fund Travis County programs, local officials and Democrats in the Legislature retaliated by launching a fundraiser.
Popular resistance swells as Governor Abbott and Texas Republicans push anti-immigrant legislation.
Texans came together in a show of solidarity to denounce Islamophobia and support Muslims who visited the Capitol to voice concerns to lawmakers.