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Documentary Follows a Family’s Fight to Change Texas Law that Turned Brain-Dead Pregnant Woman into an ‘Incubator’

62 Days is meant to bring attention to laws that “punish women and put them in extraordinary circumstances where their choices and autonomy are dismissed,” the filmmaker said.

For 62 days, Marlise Muñoz’s family was forced to watch as her body deteriorated. The 33-year-old paramedic had suffered a pulmonary embolism two days before...Read More

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When Islamophobia Backfires

While Muslim-bashing is relatively common in Texas and other red states, two recent incidents from North Texas show that it’s not always political gold.

In Texas, Islamophobia has been a ticket to political success for some. Irving Mayor Beth Van Duyne was appointed to a position in the Trump administration afte...Read More

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Religious Leaders Gather to Bless Texas Abortion Clinic

Amid pending litigation over anti-abortion laws, local clergy sang songs and prayed at Whole Woman’s Health in Fort Worth in Thursday.

During an hours-long Texas House debate this spring, far-right Representative Matt Schaefer pushed an amendment that would eliminate the fetal abnormality excep...Read More

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In Texas Transgender Suit, Who’s Facing Harm?

States play victim in federal court, but LGBT advocates say trans kids are the ones truly at risk.

Ken Paxton is leading a multi-state lawsuit against federal school guidelines for trans students, but LGBT advocates say trans kids are the ones at risk....Read More

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The Texas Miracle #4: How to Die in Texas

On this week's podcast: Tips for shuffling off this Texas mortal coil, a Trinity River showdown and a prairie defilement that's nothing to sniff at.

This week on the Texas Miracle: tips for shuffling off this Texas mortal coil, a Trinity River showdown and a prairie defilement that's nothing to sniff at....Read More

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Our Blue Period

When clinical depression strikes a marriage, the cracks are long and deep.

People with clinical depression are wired differently. In a neurotypical brain, mood-regulating neurotransmitters, such as serotonin, noradrenaline and dopamine...Read More

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