Former Governor Rick Perry is at it again with his old antics of pretending he is “above the law.” But here’s the catch - no one is buying what his high-priced legal team is selling. Continue reading this post »
In the statement to the press, Perry and his high-priced lawyers continued to misrepresent the charges against the former Governor. This case is not about Perry's right to veto anything. Perry offered money for the resignation of an elecfted official. This is the crime he committed, and for which he is charged.
In fact, the complaint was filled before Perry issued the veto.
The veto talk is just a smokescreen and Rick Perry knows this - just see his remarks from last August in New Hampshire:
Texas Senator John Cornyn's first act as Chair of the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Human Rights was to strike the words "Civil Rights and Human Rights" from the title of the committee. We can hardly believe it ourselves.
More than four decades after the 1973 Supreme Court landmark decision in Roe v. Wade legalizing abortion throughout the country, women's access to safe and legal abortion remains under political attack at both the federal and state level. Though efforts to restrict access continue, so does the fight to restore reproductive freedom.
Last night, during his State of the Union address, President Obama called on lawmakers to create opportunity for Americans by raising the federal minimum wage and ensuring that women get equal pay for equal work. President Obama focused on our responsibility to revive the fading prospect of the American Dream. This session, Texas lawmakers have filed many bills aimed at addressing these critical income inequality issues and correcting this injustice.Continue reading this post »
Right-wing conservatives in Texas are continuing their assault on local laws that protect LGBTQ Texans from discrimination, cloaking their harmful and unjust attacks under the guise of religious freedom.Continue reading this post »