Saturday, July 13, 2024

Tag: Texas

Study finds 13 percent rise in infant mortality in Texas following...

A new study reveals a significant increase in infant deaths in Texas after the state’s near-total abortion ban, highlighting the far-reaching consequences of restrictive abortion policies.

Shock and awe at UT Austin as state troopers in riot...

An aggressive show of force by Texas state troopers raises questions about the right to peaceful assembly, as students at the University of Texas at Austin face riot gear and arrests during a Gaza solidarity protest.

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.

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IRS reclaims over $1 billion from wealthy tax evaders in under a year

New IRS funding from the Inflation Reduction Act targets wealthy tax dodgers, reclaiming over $1 billion in unpaid taxes.

Only a despot-friendly Supreme Court, instead of reigning in WH crimes, opens the gates

The right’s ferocious war on the Constitution has now super-powered the executive, leaving Congress, the judiciary, regulators, and ordinary, law-abiding citizens in the lurch.

Two-thirds of Americans, including majority of Biden supporters, urge President to withdraw from 2024...

New poll reveals widespread belief that Biden should step aside, as Democrats consider alternatives.

Tariffs don’t protect jobs. Don’t be fooled.

When employees have become their own employers, they will make the quantities and qualities of a society’s jobs a key policy objective rather than a side-effect of policies focused elsewhere.

Inside China-focused Congressional hearings, panic, paranoia, and hypocrisy reign

China is not a threat because it’s threatening our security—China is a threat because it’s successful.