Texas Legislature Stories
The ‘bathroom bill’ is a flash-bang grenade meant to divert attention from the state’s real problems.
Set aside, for a moment, all substantive considerations about the coming legislative potty wars, whose first shot was fired Thursday by Lieutenant Governor Dan ...Read More
Anti-Shariah, anti-abortion, pro-Israel proposals run counter to First Amendment
GOP Legislators Take Aim at Church-State Separation Anti-Shariah, anti-abortion, pro-Israel proposals run counter to First Amendment. While many of us have be...Read More
Democrats again seek to repeal discriminatory measures, but LGBT advocates say it’s unlikely.
Seven Anti-LGBT Laws That Remain on Texas’ Books Democrats again seek to repeal discriminatory measures, but LGBT advocates say it’s unlikely. Although thei...Read More
Conservative lawmakers found even more ways to restrict reproductive health care access across Texas this session, putting minors and poor women at risk....Read More
With strong right-wing bonafides, state Rep. David Simpson and lawmakers like him are leading a liberty-based charge to legalize marijuana in Texas....Read More
Rep. Sarah Davis (R-West University Place) expressed support for same-sex marriage Thursday, becoming the first Republican state lawmaker in Texas history to p...Read More
Foster kids live at the juncture of two broken systems, and the state is slow to find a solution.
Growing up in foster care, Reyna Mondragon fought to survive a broken and neglected system. Now, she advocates to help give other foster kids a better life....Read More