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Recent SCOTUS abortion pill case foreshadows rulings to come

January 21, 2021
Abortion is essential, time-sensitive health care, and should be treated as such.

We have failed to live King’s dream for us

January 18, 2021
King faced that fact. So should we.

Trump punching bag Ted Cruz will try and fail to overturn election

January 5, 2021
The “Sedition Senator” promised he wouldn’t become Trump’s “servile puppy dog.” He’s not very good at keeping his promises.

Op-ed: Progressive white women - listen up

January 1, 2021
It’s a difficult pill to swallow: But for white women who oppose Trump and his heinous policies, your work cannot stop now — and cannot stop for a long time.

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.

Texas is broke. Reforming marijuana laws could help bridge our deficit.

December 10, 2020
While legalizing marijuana in Texas seems like a strictly partisan issue, the demographics are shifting.

Bills We’re Watching in the 2021 Texas Legislative Session

December 3, 2020
Here at Progress Texas, we’re going through every bill filled in the 2021 Texas Legislative Session. Some are good, some are bad, and others are downright ugly.

Republicans have been packing the court for years - we can stop them on November 3rd

October 28, 2020
With Amy Coney Barrett, the Supreme Court now has a 6-3 majority going into cases on the Affordable Care Act, the 2020 Census, and same-sex adoption.

Your health care is at stake in the Texas U.S. Senate race — make sure to vote accordingly

October 27, 2020
John Cornyn wants to end the Affordable Care Act, MJ Hegar is fighting like hell to save it.

ICE is fast-tracking deportations in a pandemic to eliminate due process

October 20, 2020
This policy is a human rights violation and inhibits a person's ability to present their immigration case before a judge.

Four women can change the face of the Texas Supreme Court in 2020

October 15, 2020
Democrats haven’t won a seat on the Texas Supreme Court in two decades. In this election, there are four women who can help change the Court’s make-up and help build a better Texas.

The 7 times MJ Hegar roasted John Cornyn in the Senate Debate

October 15, 2020
MJ took Cornyn to task and proved that she’s the leader we need fighting for Texans.

Three reasons why an Amy Coney Barrett appointment could be detrimental for Texans

October 5, 2020
Barrett’s track record is clear. Instead of fighting to open doors like RBG, she’d work to close them.

MJ Hegar has the record to fight military sexual assault. Cornyn, not so much.

September 29, 2020
Vanessa Guillén’s death exposed the broken system that protects perpetrators of sexual assault in the military. It’s time to bring change to the systems that failed her and so many other survivors.

Cornyn prefers to cheat to fill the SCOTUS vacancy instead of letting voters have a say

September 23, 2020
We need a senator who doesn’t work overtime as McConnell’s lapdog. We need MJ Hegar.

Don’t take Gov. Abbott’s pro-police posturing seriously

September 21, 2020
Abbott and other Republicans are trying desperately to distract us from their tragic public safety failures during the coronavirus pandemic.

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.