Montgomery County

Texas AG OK’s Prayer in Court Over Atheist Group’s Objections

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has issued an opinion stating it does not violate the Establishment Clause to open a court session with the statement “God save the State of Texas and this Honorable Court” or to open court with a prayer, or have a volunteer chaplain program to facilitate those prayers. An atheist group from Wisconsin had complained about the practice.

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Texas School Threatens to Punish Parents Who Walk Children Home

An afternoon dismissal pickup policy change at one Texas elementary school has a lot of parents rip-roaring mad. It forbids them from walking their own children home at the end of the school day. Breaking this rule can result in trespassing charges or truancy classes for mom and dad.

Texas School Threatens to Punish Parents Who Walk Children Home