Texas

“Judge Tosses Texas Request To Declare Anti-Sanctuary Law Constitutional”


HUFFINGTON POST

“The State’s own argument underscores its deficiencies,” the judge wrote. “Because SB 4 does not take effect until September 1, 2017, it is impossible for Defendants to take any action that would violate the not-yet-effective law. The mere fact that a municipal policy was instituted before a law was signed, or that it remains in place prior to the law taking effect, does not equate to a violation of the law.”  MORE

“Houston-area mom wanted ‘to punish her husband’ by killing their daughters”


HOUSTON CHRONICLE

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“Court Rejects Texas Lawsuit to Ban Syrian Refugees”


MSNBC

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“America is not Texas”: This is why Ted Cruz’s cynical Southern evangelical strategy is doomed to fail”


SALON

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, takes the stage to speak at a Republican victory party Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, takes the stage to speak at a Republican victory party Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

“Texas grand jury clears Planned Parenthood, indicts its accusers”


CNN

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“Abigail Fisher deserves an ‘F’ for her race-baiting Supreme Court case aimed at boosting subpar white students”


SALON

FILE - In this June 24, 2013, file photo, Abigail Fisher, who sued the University of Texas when she was not offered a spot at the university's flagship Austin campus in 2008, speaks in Washington. Consideration of race in college admissions is again in line of fire at the Supreme Court, Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2015, for the second time in three years, in the case of Fisher, a white Texas woman who was rejected for admission at the University of Texas. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

FILE – In this June 24, 2013, file photo, Abigail Fisher, who sued the University of Texas when she was not offered a spot at the university’s flagship Austin campus in 2008, speaks in Washington. Consideration of race in college admissions is again in line of fire at the Supreme Court, Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2015, for the second time in three years, in the case of Fisher, a white Texas woman who was rejected for admission at the University of Texas. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

“Texas police officer who killed Christian Taylor fired”


MSNBC

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