Tag Archives: Joan Huffman
One-quarter of the state’s crisis centers, which provide free services to survivors of sexual assault, have waitlists between two and five months.
Requests for services at rape crisis centers in Texas have increased by around 25 percent since 2016, driving waitlists for counseling up to eight months in som...Read More
During the 2013 legislative session, Joan Huffman, a former Harris County felony court judge and prosecutor, worked to scuttle criminal justice reforms in the T...Read More
Equality Texas and Republican legislators don't often agree, but Senate Bill 911 appears to be a rare instance of consensus.
Equality Texas and Republican legislators don't often agree, but Senate Bill 911 appears to be a rare instance of consensus....Read More
It says "‘When the police stop you, and they will, this is how we want you to act, even though we know you’re still going to get killed,'" said an activist....Read More
The Senate approved open carry of handguns Friday night, with a controversial provision that would prevent police stops solely to ask for a license. Critics say...Read More
Proponents of a bill shielding execution drug manufacturers from public scrutiny rely on flimsy “threats” as justification
Manufacturers of execution drugs will be shielded from public scrutiny, helping to keep Texas’ capital punishment machine in working order, under a bill heade...Read More
Texas Values President Jonathan Saenz accused the Texas Association of Business of supporting "the homosexual agenda" and blames the state chamber of commerce f...Read More