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A Different Type of Attack on Minority Rights in Texas

Kevin Price | Posted 03.14.2015 | Business
Kevin Price

When it comes to the issue of "minority rights," thoughts immediately wander to race, gender, age, or sexual preference. In the state of Texas, there is a different type of minority rights battle at stake and the war over it went all the way to the Texas Supreme Court.

Wendy Davis Releases Damning First Television Ad Against Greg Abbott

The Huffington Post | Alex Lazar | Posted 08.08.2014 | Politics

Texas gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis' (D) campaign released a scathing television advertisement on Friday, her first in the race against Texas At...

Strict Abortion Law Leaves Women With Few Options

AP | CHRIS TOMLINSON and CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN | Posted 11.01.2013 | Politics

HARLINGEN, Texas -- HARLINGEN, Texas (AP) — In a Texas abortion clinic, about a dozen women waited Friday to see the doctor, already aware that they...

Pioneering Justice Announces Resignation

Reuters | Posted 11.03.2013 | Politics

Sept 3 (Reuters) - Texas Supreme Court Chief Justice Wallace Jefferson, the first African-American to serve on the court, said on Tuesday he plans t...

Rick Perry Won't Back Down On Controversial Cuts

The Caller-Times | Posted 01.09.2013 | Politics

Gov. Rick Perry said Wednesday that Texas is making no promises it will roll back any of the deep state spending cuts imposed during past economic dol...

Texas Judge Suspended Pending Inquiry Of Abuse Video

AP | CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN | Posted 01.22.2012 | Crime

McALLEN, Texas — The Texas Supreme Court has suspended a judge whose beating of his then-teenage daughter in 2004 was viewed millions of times o...

Texas' Strip Club 'Pole tax' Lawsuit Awaits Ruling From Texas Supreme Court

AP | PAUL J. WEBER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

SAN ANTONIO — The Texas Supreme Court is deciding whether to strip away a $5 entrance fee to watch nude dancers. The so-called pole tax, requir...

Polygamist Sect's Children Must Be Returned To Mothers, Texas Supreme Court Rules

Reuters | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

The Texas Supreme Court on Thursday upheld a lower court decision which said the state had overstepped its authority when it removed about 460 childre...

Texas Appeals Polygamist Sect Ruling

AP | MICHELLE ROBERTS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

SAN ANGELO, Texas — State child welfare authorities on Friday appealed a stinging court ruling that said their seizure of more than 440 children...