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August 3, 2012

Our Work On Judicial Nominations Pays Off

Before you check out for the weekend we wanted to make sure you saw this BIG news about how your work has a lasting effect. U.S. District Court Judge Gregg Costa made a ruling yesterday protecting civic groups’ right to engage and register Texas voters...
August 2, 2012

Demand A Plan to End Gun Violence

Since the tragic shooting in Aurora, Colorado just 13 days ago, 455 Americans have been murdered with guns . While the media continues to analyze every possible motive of the gunman in Aurora, our elected officials continue to ignore the the real issue -...
August 1, 2012

All Aboard The Crazy Train

Last night with only an 8.5% turnout, Texas Republicans nominated conservative extremist Ted Cruz to be their nominee for U.S. Senate. We know the that word "extremist" gets thrown around irresponsibly by folks working in politics and that is why we don't...
July 31, 2012

Conservatives make the worst kind of history

Senate Republicans have filibustered confirmation of Robert Bacharach, the nominee for the empty seat on the 10 th US Circuit Court of Appeals. Robert Bacharach passed out of the Judiciary Committee with “ virtually unanimous support .” Oklahoma senators...
July 26, 2012

TFJ: Holding Out for Conservative Judges Hurts Texans

Texas courts are in a state of emergency and our U.S. Senators are playing political games at our expense. The Austin Chronicle lays out the problem clearly : When federal District Judge Sam Sparks in early May set a trial date for Mike and Steve Yassine...
July 26, 2012

The GOP Continues Their War on Women

While Mitt Romney likes to tour the country saying that only issue in this year’s election is the economy, no one seems to have told his fellow Republicans. Instead of working on bipartisan solutions to boost the economy, conservatives across the country...