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Tag: Texas

DOJ blasts law enforcement’s Uvalde shooting response in new report, calls...

Attorney General Merrick Garland released a scathing report about the handling of the 2022 massacre in Uvalde, Texas.

‘Under attack’: TX law targets immigrants as Trump cites Hitler, GOP...

This comes as Texas Governor Greg Abbott, a major Trump supporter, approved a sweeping new law that allows police to arrest anyone they suspect to have entered into the United States without authorization.

Crossing state lines for care: Kate Cox’s forced journey from Texas...

Cox's case spotlights the intense legal and ethical debates surrounding abortion in America today.

Texas high court blocks emergency abortion: A fight for reproductive rights...

Kate Cox's legal battle highlights the struggle against restrictive abortion laws in Texas.

Texas GOP passes bills allowing Abbott appointee to take over Democratic...

"These bills are not about election reform," said one Harris County official. "They are entirely about suppressing voters' voices."

Amid growing anti-immigrant hate, 8 killed as driver plows into group...

“I can only describe it as a hate crime. It was motivated by hate.”

Texas GOP’s top anti-groomer crusader resigns over sexual misconduct with teenage...

The lawmaker was facing an expulsion hearing after an internal investigation found he had furnished a 19-year-old staffer with alcohol and later tried to intimidate her into silence about what transpired and their relationship.

Texas governor says most gun crimes involve illegally owned weapons. That’s...

According to an investigation by ProPublica and The Texas Tribune, the majority of the state’s 19 mass shootings over the past six decades were carried out by men who legally possessed firearms.

Texas the biggest culprit in toxic waterway discharge in US, report...

Texas is the No. 1 state in the U.S. for discharging of toxic pollutants into streams, rivers and lakes. 

Anonymous donor pays tuition balance for Wiley College graduates

The estimated total debt of the more than 100 students in Wiley College's class of 2022 totaled $300,000.

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Round table on current US foreign policy: Militarism unhinged

How would you assess the most important aspects of current U.S. foreign policy?

Tennessee’s bold move: Arming educators as a countermeasure to rising school shootings

The bill under scrutiny mandates that teachers wishing to carry concealed weapons undergo 40 hours of specialized training, alongside mental health evaluations and background checks.

Unveiling the titans of carbon: How 57 companies drive the global climate crisis

The quest to curb emissions becomes not just a matter of individual or national effort but a pressing need for accountability at the corporate level.

Sanders and Schakowsky champion corporate tax reform to end ‘legalized tax dodging’

The Corporate Tax Dodging Prevention Act is a bold initiative designed to close the gap in the corporate tax code that allows for extensive tax avoidance.

Re-electing a brutal outlaw-in-chief makes America a rogue outlaw nation

Heinous outcomes are inevitable if Trump is able to get away with relentlessly targeting law and order as his prime opponent.