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Wesley Story

by Wesley Story

Communications Manager

@WesleyStory0 wesley@progresstexas.org

Voting rights, criminal justice orgs condemn bills criminalizing voter activities

May 3, 2021
29 election bills in the Texas Legislature seek to criminalize 87 voting activities, many with felonies.

POLL: Texans oppose extreme six-week abortion ban

April 29, 2021
A majority of Texans are against new abortion restrictions, overwhelmingly oppose provisions in HB 1515/SB 8.

Abortion activists drop banners across state, demand lawmakers #StopHB1515

April 26, 2021
House Bill 1515 would ban abortion before most Texans know they’re pregnant.

6 progressive messages on Trump terrorism and coup attempt

January 7, 2021
Six progressive statements to fight Republican attempts to twist the truth and create false equivalencies.

Top 10 Best and Worst Texans of 2020

December 17, 2020
This year will not easily be forgotten. Here’s our list of the Texans who helped make it better, and those who made it worse.

Indicted Attorney General is under investigation again. Here are 7 reasons he shouldn’t be in office.

October 7, 2020
Ken Paxton should have resigned long ago. These recent allegations are just the latest in a string of corruption.

It’s going to take all of us to protect our vote

October 1, 2020
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Today’s Texas GOP is the Party of Trump, and it will do anything to hold on to power

September 24, 2020
Republicans have no platform. Their allegiance is to Trump, and they've given up on any discernible values

Our most basic rights are on the ballot in November. Protect them by putting progressives on the bench.

September 10, 2020
The U.S. Supreme Court is important, but so are lower level federal courts and state courts. Let’s elect progressives up and down the ballot to defend our rights in the judiciary.

Texas Republicans are so scared of the ballot box they’re turning on one another because of it

August 25, 2020
Gov. Abbott was right to extend early vote by one week, but now Republicans are suing to take it away.

Texas voter ID: What to know for the 2020 election

August 12, 2020
Texas’ restrictive voter ID laws can be hard to keep up with. Here’s what you should know in order to vote.

Joe Biden makes historic choice in selecting Kamala Harris as his running mate

August 11, 2020
The Democratic presidential ticket is complete. Here’s more on the historic nature of the Biden/Harris ticket.

As vote-by-mail expands, lawmakers must ensure the U.S. Postal Service is fully funded

August 4, 2020
Americans also rely on the USPS for the delivery of everything from prescription drugs to household necessities and paychecks.

Lessons Learned: Texas must do more to protect voting rights in November

July 16, 2020
The July 2020 primary runoff revealed problems with our voting system that must be addressed before the general election.

Texas Republicans are holding our teachers hostage

July 14, 2020
Teachers are writing their wills in preparation for the school year. How did we get to this point?
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SCOTUS ruling means DACA is safe — for now

June 18, 2020
Congress must take action to protect Dreamers and other undocumented immigrants from Trump’s anti-immigrant crusade.
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