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November 5, 2018
Tree of Life

Voters have a chance to protect America's Tree of Life

This article originally appeared in the Austin American-Statesman. Reprinted with permission. Imagine sitting quietly with your family and friends in your house of worship, a place of peace. Then, a horror beyond belief strikes. Your prayers are shattered...
October 19, 2018
Immigration facts

10 critical facts on immigration

Between President Donald Trump’s family separation policy, ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, and his attacks on communities of color, immigration is shaping up to be a crucial issue in the midterm elections. Before we head...
October 11, 2018
Health care

Trump blocks funding for Texans’ health care

Why are conservatives hell-bent on keeping Americans from accessing health insurance? It is being reported that the Trump administration has eliminated millions of dollars in funding for programs to help Americans, especially low-income Americans, sign-up...
October 1, 2018
Jaws and the current state of America

We’re Going to Need a Bigger Boat

This article originally appeared in the Austin American-Statesman. Reprinted with permission. Remember the scene in the movie, "Jaws"? After Roy Scheider gets a look at the killer great white shark, he says to Robert Shaw, “You’re going to need a bigger...
September 18, 2018
Republicans are more concerned with illegally separating immigrant families than helping hurricane victims rebuild.

Slashing FEMA to separate families

As the effects of Hurricane season begin to unfold and many Texans are still recovering from the devastation of Hurricane Harvey, Republicans are slashing funding for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). This crucial relief funding, to the tune...