Pro-lifers across America are gathering today at what has been dubbed “#WomenBetrayedRally.” The rallies, in more than 70 cities across the nation, come in the wake of the release of undercover videos showing Planned Parenthood executives discussing the harvesting and sale of baby body parts. They are calling on state and federal officials to investigate and defund Planned Parenthood.
Texas Patriots PAC hosted a “Vacation Liberty School” this past week and Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick gave the kids a Texas state government lesson.
A U.S. District Court of Appeals has encouraged the Supreme Court to redefine the standard by which states have the authority to limit abortion.
The government has once again violated the injunction prohibiting the implementation of President Obama’s executive amnesty plan. The action comes right before high-ranking federal government officials, including the secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), have been ordered to a August hearing to show why they should not be held in contempt for prior failures to comply with the injunction.
In the wake of the death of Sandra Bland in a Texas county jail, Waller County Sheriff R. Glenn Smith has called for the formation of an outside sheriff’s commission to evaluate jail procedures, jail personnel, and other issues.
The Chick-fil-A family and others mourn today the death of Jeannette Cathy, the wife of the late Truett Cathy.
A court of appeals has dismissed one of the charges against presidential candidate and former Governor Rick Perry. The charge of coercion of a public servant has been dismissed. A second indictment is pending but may be dismissed in the future.
Citizens of Mexico and several Central American nations have filed suit, claiming entitlement to birth certificates for their children born in the United States. They allege that Texas denies them the certificates because they do not possess the required identification.
A Johnson County, Texas man has been arrested for shining green laser lights into the cockpits of airplanes. He has been charged with a state criminal misdemeanor but federal charges will most likely be filed. The man shined the lights
A 25-year-old woman sits in a Dallas County jail for allegedly killing her newborn baby. She has been charged with capital murder.
In the wake of shootings at two military centers in Tennessee, citizens in Texas stand guard at several military recruiting centers.
Bikers and supporters of riders and the Constitution came from all over Texas to gather on the steps of the McLennan County courthouse in Waco, Texas. They were there to protest the injustices that have occurred on, and continued after, the May 17th shootings at the Twin Peaks restaurant. The armless goddess of divine law and justice stands atop the courthouse, her scales of justice removed by a bolt of lightning. This missing icon of justice says it all.
The largest state association for the criminal defense bar in the nation has said that it would be “shocking” for a Waco Police Department detective to sit on a grand jury in the Twin Peaks biker cases.
Rick Perry, Republican presidential candidate, and former governor of Texas, has had to pay more than $2 million to date to defend against criminal claims that many see as political “payback.”
Texas Governor Greg Abbott was waiting to get on a plane to Austin from New York, when a passenger scheduled for the same flight told the governor to go to hell because of his beliefs on gay marriage.
Church employees were terrified when a man broke into a back door of a church yesterday. Law enforcement officers pursued the man after he hid from them.
An inmate with a criminal history of violence housed at the Barry B. Telford Unit in New Boston, Texas, allegedly killed a Texas Department of Corrections officer on Wednesday.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott has called for an immediate investigation into any practice dealing with the harvesting of fetal organs and tissues by abortionists.
Fort Worth billionaire Sid Bass has made “a significant investment” in Blue Bell ice cream. The prominent Texas businessman has become an investor and a partner with the little creamery from Texas.
One of the bikers arrested as a result of the Twin Peaks restaurant shootout has filed an objection arguing that it would be a conflict of interest to allow a Waco Police Department detective to preside as grand jury foreman over his criminal case. The objection includes a copy of the Gary Larson cartoon shown above.
A second high school in Texas is refusing to be daunted by the current Confederate frenzy. The superintendent of Evadale High School in east Texas says there are no plans to change the role that the flag has played in the high school since the 1950’s, according to a report by KFDM in Beaumont, Texas.
A McLennan County judge named a Waco police detective to serve as foreman over a newly-selected grand jury in Waco. The detective and this grand jury could end up presiding over the Twin Peaks biker cases.
Proponents of Obama’s executive amnesty traveled to New Orleans and were in full-force on courthouse steps this morning. Oral arguments were held at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit on whether the Court will reverse the district court’s injunction on executive amnesty. Pro-DACA and DAPA activists have been aggressive in protesting what they see as a right to these benefits.
A federal judge in Brownsville has ordered top Obama administration officials to personally appear in his court to answer why he should not sanction them for violating his orders in the president’s executive amnesty litigation.
Motorcycle riders sent letters to officials connected to the Waco Twin Peaks arrests, putting them on notice to “CEASE AND DESIST ALL DEFAMATION OF MOTORCYCLE RIDERS’ CHARACTER AND REPUTATION.”