Tag Archives: police brutality
One year after a state trooper stopped Sandra Bland on Prairie View’s University Drive, a group gathered for songs, prayers and poetry to honor her and the fi...Read More
If Greg Abbott is so worried about kids' safety, they say, why doesn't he do more to keep Texas schoolchildren safe from reactive, and armed, cops?...Read More
In May 2014, according to a federal lawsuit filed Thursday, an Abilene school police officer used a pain submission maneuver called an “arm bar” to pick up ...Read More
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On the podcast: our roundtable wonders at the wild world of Sid Miller, plus we take Texas to task for leaders' mishandling of the foster care system....Read More
Long before Jeff Sessions used Romans 13 to justify stripping children from their parents, it was already the go-to verse for Texas pols seeking to defend all sorts of questionable policies.
When Texas politicians hitch their political wagon to the Bible, they may be in for a very bumpy ride. Of course, that prospect never seems to stop them. ...Read More