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SCOTUS Sides With Cruz in Campaign Finance Ruling

On Monday, by a 6-3 vote, the conservative majority United States Supreme Court voted to strike down a federal law capping the number of campaign dollars a candidate could repay themselves with post-election contributions. The vote sides in favor of Te...

Op-ed: The Fight for Abortion Rights is Just Beginning

On Saturday, May 14,  pro-abortion protests kicked off nationwide in 400 cities due to the United States Supreme Court set to overturn Roe v. Wade. Over 1,000 protestors gathered at City Hall at the Bans Off Our Bodies March of Mahogany protest in...

Op-ed: I Had an Abortion at 19, and I Don’t Regret it

When Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed Senate Bill 8, the overbearing and intrusive six-week abortion ban in the 2021 legislative session, a specific piece of my brain and heart that I closed off for a long time started to open up. The shame and s...

Republicans Cry Over Pro-Choice Protests, Democrats Cave on Roe

On Wednesday, in a 51-49 vote the United States Senate failed to pass the Women’s Health Protection with Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) voting with Republicans. “They’re trying to make people believe that this is the same thing as codifying Roe v. Wa...

Texas voters want abortion access, despite Republican rhetoric

On Monday, Texas Republicans had an uncanny reaction to the leak of a Supreme Court of the United States draft opinion which plans to overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade case which guarantees a federal right to an abortion. Not surprisingly, Tex...

How to access abortion in a post-Roe world

Monday night, a draft opinion leaked by POLITICO showed the Supreme Court of the United States is set to overturn Roe v. Wade. Conservative Justice Samuel Alito writes: “We hold that Roe and Casey must be overruled.The Constitution makes no re...

Mothers protest their children’s unsolved cases at HPD HQ

On Wednesday, April 27, families of unsolved cases protested outside of Houston Police Department headquarters, demanding justice, accountability, and answers in the deaths of Tailor Clark, Alexander “AJ” Silva, Aliyah Wilson, Diamond Alvarez,  Xa...

Staci Childs on her run for Texas Board of Education District 4

A former educator and now defense attorney Staci Childs is transitioning into politics as she prepares for the runoff election race for the Texas Board of Education District 4 seat.  In addition to her practice, she is also the founder of the non-...

The Latest on the Fort Bend County Commissioner race

All eyes are on the Fort Bend County Commissioner Precinct 4 race after incumbent Ken DeMerchant was unseated from his position after getting 14 percent of the vote in the March primary. Only 148 votes led candidate Neeta Sane to a first-place standing...

Four Black Women who made the path for KBJ’s confirmation

403 years after the first enslaved people stepped foot on American soil, the United States has officially nominated the first Black female justice to the Supreme Court. Now Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson represents not only a minority female br...

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