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Hate & Intolerance Exposed on the House Floor

May 16, 2017
As part of a larger effort to insert religious refusal provisions into uncontroversial, state agency review bills, Republicans in the Texas House passed an amendment that would allow for discrimination against LGBTQ Texans seeking legal assistance.
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Ken Paxton’s Double Standard

May 12, 2017
Ken Paxton wants legal protections for himself that he’d deny everyone else in his argument for the constitutionality of SB4
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Texas Tea Party Extremists Are So "Pro-Life" They Block Maternal Mortality Bills

May 12, 2017
Add two bills aimed at addressing Texas’ third-world, maternal mortality rate to the list of life-saving bills they’ve killed this session. And ahead of Mother’s Day no less.
Texas Tea Party Freedom Caucus Pro-life Maternal Mortality

Extremist Tea Partiers Traffic an Anti-Woman Agenda

May 11, 2017
All Republicans, their names are: Jonathan Stickland (Bedford), Matt Rinaldi (Irving), Matt Shaheen (Plano), Matt Schaeffer (Tyler), Kyle Biedermann (Frederickburg), and Tony Tinderholt (Arlington)
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Watch This Texas Representative Take Down Tea Party Politicians for Hurting Hungry Children

May 11, 2017
“In the end, it ain’t power, it ain’t privilege that really defines us. It’s character. It’s kindness. It’s love.” - Rep. Helen Giddings
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ACLU Fights Back Against Texas GOP’s Racist ‘Papers Please’ Law

May 9, 2017
The ACLU issued a “travel advisory”, warning Americans across the country that their constitutional rights may be violated in Texas.
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Texas GOP Congressmen Sessions and Culberson Vote to Strip Health Care from Millions of Texans

May 5, 2017
Imperiled incumbents Sessions and Culberson threw the lives and health of Texans under the bus, and Congressman Will Hurd did nothing to stop them.
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The Fight Against Anti-Immigrant SB4 in Texas

April 27, 2017
As Republicans in the Texas House — emboldened by Trump in the White House — passed a racist, anti-immigrant "show me your papers" bill, Senate Bill 4, Democrats stood united to fight this hateful piece of legislation for 16 hours, while activists took over the Capitol throughout the day in resistance.

Texas GOP Ruled Racist by Federal Courts for Third Time Since March

April 20, 2017
Republican-drawn maps were an indefensible exercise to deny people of color fair representation.

Ted Cruz is Missing

April 20, 2017
Have you seen Senator Ted Cruz? He seems to be avoiding his constituents at any cost. But Texans are not the type to be ignored.
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Who’s the boss? A Fight for Final Say

April 17, 2017
Democrats’ urban strength behind Abbott power grab
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Good News, Bad News

April 7, 2017
Good news: common sense from House budget writers - Bad news: Trumpism remains loose across the land
Moral Consistency

Has Anyone Seen Ted Cruz?

April 7, 2017
Olly Olly Oxen Free!
Ted Crus is Missing

FOX 7 Debate: How Beto O'Rourke can beat Ted Cruz

April 3, 2017
Democratic Congressman Beto O'Rourke was in Austin over the weekend making a push for the U.S. Senate. He plans to challenge Senator Ted Cruz in November 2018. But can a Democrat win in Texas?
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The Case of the Stolen Donuts

April 3, 2017
The proposed ban on straight-ticket voting may lead to renewed federal supervision of voting laws.
Glenn QR

Texas Resistance Events Continue in April

March 31, 2017
Texans continue to stand together- Join the fight!
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March on April 15 to Demand Trump Disclose His Taxes

March 29, 2017
How about those tax returns, President Trump?
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Bathroom Bill Badness: $5 Million in Taxpayer Money for Sen. Lucio’s “Bathroom Bill” Yes Vote?

March 19, 2017
The lone Senate Democrat to support the “bathroom bill” was accused by many in his own party of being a “complete sellout.”
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FOX 7: Committee asks Justice Department for wiretapping evidence

March 14, 2017
The House Intelligence Committee is asking the Justice Department to provide evidence President Trump was wiretapped during the election by March 20.
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