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Texas Republican Party Platform

To Think or Not to Think -- A Tale of Two Platforms

Beth Broderick | Posted 09.05.2012 | Politics
Beth Broderick

It is a lot of work to sift through political party platforms, more than most folks are willing to do. So, I am going to attempt to simplify for the reader what the two parties have in mind for the future of the great state of Texas.

Only Orwell -- and Texas Republicans -- Think Less Money Improves Schools

Jason Stanford | Posted 09.03.2012 | Education
Jason Stanford

Education, Republicans believe, is not an unalienable right that makes the pursuit of happiness possible. Instead, Republicans believe education is a commodity, and your access to it is limited only by money and time.

Gene Demby

Texas GOP: Repeal The Voting Rights Act

HuffingtonPost.com | Gene Demby | Posted 06.27.2012 | Black Voices

The Texas Republican Party has released its official platform for 2012, and the repeal of the landmark Voting Rights Act of 1965 is one of its central...

Texas Republicans Say Schools Shouldn't Teach "Higher Order Thinking Skills"

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 06.28.2012 | Education

Early this month, Texas Republican delegates met in Fort Worth to approve their 2012 platform, notable parts of which take aim at the state's educatio...

Texas GOP Dials It Back On Gay Marriage

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 06.11.2012 | Politics

The Texas Republican Party adopted a new platform this past weekend reaffirming the party's opposition to same-sex marriage and pornography, while end...

Texas Republican Platform Attacks Gays and Disabled

Rev. Dr. Cindi Love | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rev. Dr. Cindi Love

Our nation and our children will be watching to see if the Republican party commits itself to the America of opportunity and possibilities, free of the hate, bigotry and prejudice found in the Texas GOP platform.