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Watchdog group sues Abbott and Paxton for communications with NRA

The corruption watchdog nonprofit American Oversight has filed a lawsuit against Texas Gov. Greg Abbott and Attorney General Ken Paxton to compel the release of emails and texts the group has sought over the past 15 months. The lawsuit is seeking co...

Abortion Providers Sue Texas To Extend Short Window for Abortions

The American Civil Liberties Union of Texas announced Monday they are suing the state of Texas to prevent officials from enforcing a pre-Roe abortion ban that were on the books prior to 1973. The lawsuit is in response to an advisory by Texas Attorn...

‘We Will Not Prosecute People Who Seek Abortions,’ Says Travis County DA

At a press conference on Monday, Travis County District Attorney José Garza repeated his promise to not prosecute abortions following the overturning of Roe v. Wade. “I promise that I will continue to fight for and protect women’s rights and use my ...

Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade

On Friday the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, the landmark case that guaranteed federal protections for an abortion. In Texas, abortion will soon become illegal in due to the state’s “trigger law.” Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton ha...

Texas Senate Hearings on Uvalde End With Little Talk of Guns

The Texas Senate committee formed after the Uvalde mass shooting held its first public hearings this week. For anyone hoping something substantial will be done before the start of the school year in August, none of it instilled confidence. Tuesda...

Let us Make Laws Gov. Abbott, Says Texas Senator Representing Uvalde

The Texas Senate Democratic Caucus held a press conference on Monday where they continued calls to address gun violence with a special legislative session that would see lawmakers return to Austin insead of waiting until 2023. “Texas has suffered ma...

This is the ‘Endgame,’ Warn Abortion Funds

With a Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade expected in the next few weeks, nowhere else is the urgency and anger felt more than with abortion funds, groups that provide financial support for those seeking abortions. In Texas, these aborti...

GOP Sees Victory in TX-34, but Only for Six Months

GOP Congressional Candidate Mayra Flores flipped a U.S. House seat on Tuesday, beating out Democrat Dan Sanchez by less than eight percentage points in a special election for Texas’ 34th Congressional District. Flores narrowly avoided a runoff in th...

‘South Texas is Not For Sale’ — GOP Seeks Symbolic Victory in TX-34

Whichever candidate wins in Texas’ 34th Congressional District on Tuesday will only be in office until January. The congressional district was formerly represented by Democrat Filemon Vela Jr., the 9-year moderate incumbent who retired in March to j...

Abortion Caravan Tour Kicks Off in Austin

On Tuesday, abortion activists began traveling to Mississippi as part of a “Liberate Abortion Caravan,” a journey from Austin to Mississippi to raise awareness about the nationwide attack on abortion rights. The caravan departs from Austin on Tuesda...

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