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April 27, 2017

The Fight Against Anti-Immigrant SB4 in Texas

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...
April 2, 2017
Border Wall

Will Bigger Border Wall Help Texas?

Ed. note: the following column was originally published in the Austin American-Statesman. Image is an original illustration by artist M. Scott Byers. Back in 2014, then-Attorney General and gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott said he was “deeply concerned...
March 17, 2017
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Testimony against SB4

Watch 5 clips of brave testimony against the anti-immigration, Senate Bill 4, from the Senate hearing. Despite overwhelming opposition, Texas Republicans in the Senate passed the bill on to the House. Now we wait for a Texas House to take up the bill.
September 25, 2015

Yogi Berra, Birthright Citizen

Article first appeared in The Quorum Report. Yogi Berra was one of the most colorful and accomplished Americans of all time on any field of play, and he was apparently a birthright U.S. citizen. Yogi was born in 1925 and 1930 U.S. Census records show that...