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Wednesday, May 18, 2022

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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...

Democratic Lieutenant Governor Runoff, a Last Minute Drama-filled Nail Biter?

Days after Democratic lieutenant governor candidate Mike Collier released his first TV ad, a survey of Texas voters from the Dallas Morning News and University of Texas at Tyler found that state Rep. Michelle Beckley leads Collier by double digits, 31 ...

Early Voting Underway for May 24 Runoffs

It’s almost hard to believe two months have passed since the March 1 primary elections in Texas, but with election day in the May 24 primary runoff just eight days away, Monday May 16 marks the first day of in-person early voting in the runoff, and a n...

Abbott’s Insidious Plan to Defund Texas Schools Through Property Tax Reform

Texas has some of the highest property taxes in the country, and they’re undergoing a steep inflation as home values across the state continue to increase. Both major political parties have plans to address this financial burden, but Republicans are no...

DFPS doesn’t have to listen to Abbott or Paxton, says Texas Supreme Court

The Texas Supreme Court on Friday partially blocked the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services from being forced to follow Gov. Greg Abbott’s order to investigate the parents of trans children for abuse.In February, the governor penned ...

Jessica Cisneros outraises Henry Cuellar, puts Pelosi in hot seat

With less than two weeks remaining until election day, progressive immigrants rights attorney Jessica Cisneros is raising far more cash than her conservative-Democrat opponent Rep. Henry Cuellar in Texas’ 28th Congressional District.Between April 1...

Abbott Blames Immigrant Babies for Formula Shortage

Much has been written in recent days about the present American baby formula shortage, the worst in decades. Now, Governor Greg Abbott is utilizing the crisis to attack those he believes to be responsible: immigrant babies.The shortage stems from a...

Three Korean Women Injured by Gunman at Dallas Hair Salon

On Wednesday, an armed man opened fire at the Hair World Salon in north Dallas, in an area known as the Asian Trade District. Three Korean women were shot and transported to local hospitals, where they are expected to recover.At a media briefing, D...

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...
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