With four of the justices in their 80s during the term of the president elected next year, these cases once again demonstrate the crucial stakes in the 2016 election for reproductive rights, as well as for so many other rights central to our liberty and freedom.
Wouldn't it be better if state political leaders, who have so much to gain and such an achievable path forward, put their efforts in to creating that future rather than clinging to the past? Forward-looking leaders do, because stereotypes aside, it ultimately comes down to good economics.
Arne Quinze is from Belgium, the flat country, the land of subdued colors and pastel views. Quinze is nothing like that. He is all red and blue, vibrant primary colors and striking shapes. His sculptures are monumental, in size and in the space they require to really be grasped.
I know that you believe that this ordinance was more about your religious freedoms than it was about human rights or equality. But I also want you to know that much of what you have been told is patently false.
Having just about 12 hours to spare between two connecting flights, we decided to visit the hip town of Austin. Consecrated as the music capital of the country I must say that during the day, not much music was heard in the streets, besides from a couple of bars on 6th street.
After nearly 6 years of fighting, my life has changed again with just one order.
I'm running for Aldine School Board because I'm an activist, and I will stand up when the system is wrong, but life would be better if we can inspire the system to stay on course. We must not accept a system that takes the joy out of learning and teaching.
Officials estimate that the new designation will invigorate tourism to the missions--to the tune of a hundred million dollars and tons of new jobs in the local tourism industry. Want to beat the rush? Here's what you need to know about America's newest World Heritage Site.
Texas, aka the "Lone Star State," is an unexpected family vacation destination. The total area of Texas is a sprawling 266,807 square miles, with much to offer visitors of all ages. Whatever you're looking for -- big cities, deserts, forests, hills, or rivers (the Rio Grande, borders Mexico), Texas has it.
Consider the hoops that a busy working adult has to jump through to get to a classroom to learn English as a second language or to improve their reading, math and communication skills. Work schedules don't usually fit nicely with classroom schedules. And what about childcare, meals to prepare, long wait lists in school or the long commute to get there?
Breaking free of assumed gender roles requires unfathomable sacrifice and courage. To capture that, what it is to be Trans, on stage -- is miraculous.
In Texas liberty trumps democracy. The Texas Supreme Court itself says so. This year the legislature de-listed student IDs but added a new form of ID that would gladly be accepted: a handgun license.
"Strong Light Of Day" is Land's seventh book in this series about Caitlin Strong, a female Texas Ranger who usually shoots more bad guys in one book than the entire cast of The Expendables does in three movies.
Nearly 6 years ago my firefighter husband, Captain Thomas Araguz, was killed in the line of duty. While this was a horrific tragedy, the torture continued as my marriage was voided and all of the support that most widows of fallen heroes receive disappeared.
The city of Houston, long known for jam-packed freeways and an ambitious skyline, is returning to its bayou roots -- thanks to a skillful landscape restoration by SWA.
It happens in an instant. The accident, the injury, the IED explosion -- the unthinkable event that changes life as someone knows it forever. After the hospital stays and surgeries, amputations and "we did everything we could do's," comes rehab. For many, that's where the story ends.