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Texas AG to Investigate San Antonio Ban on Chick-fil-A for Christian Values

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said Thursday he plans to investigate whether the San Antonio City Council violated the First Amendment when it banned Chick-fil-A from participating as a vendor at the city’s airport because of the restaurant’s support for Christian values:

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Identity Politics and Class Warfare Define Julian Castro 2020 Campaign

Perhaps it was fitting that in the moments that Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam first came under fire late last week for a yearbook photograph portraying two men in racially insensitive manners–one in blackface, the other donning Ku Klux Klan robes–former Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Julian Castro was the first 2020 Democrat hopeful to call on Northam to resign.

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Community Activists Blast Julian Castro for Housing Policy Hypocrisy

Julian Castro’s nascent presidential campaign has already encountered turbulence from critics on the left, who say his housing track record as Mayor of San Antonio does not match the far left rhetoric and policies he espoused while serving as President Obama’s Secretary of Housing and Urban Development.

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Funeral Home Contractor in Missing Body Lawsuit Displayed ‘Homicidal Necrophile’ Facebook Cover, Say Attorneys

A funeral home in Texas is being sued by parents who say the business lost their 25-year-old daughter’s body. Lawyers questioned business owners about a subcontractor whose Facebook “profile picture shows two men singing, with a cover photo of a dark figure eating a severed limb, surrounded by headstones with the names of bandmates above the words ‘homicidal necrophile’.”

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Texas Home Values Soar in 2017 National Study

A year-end study by Zillow, the real estate website, revealed that U.S. home values soared in 2017 reaching a record $31.8 trillion. Its list of the nation’s 35 largest markets included four Texas metropolitan areas that made impressive gains, notably Dallas-Fort Worth and Houston.

FILE - This Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015, file photo shows an existing home for sale in Roswell, Ga. On Wednesday, April 20, 2016, the National Association of Realtors reports on sales of existing homes in March. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)

Democrat Texas Cities Suing to Block Sanctuary Ban

The anti-sanctuary city law in Texas, arguably the toughest in the country, has been incendiary and the fight to its passage has been emotional. Now, two Democrat-dominated cities in Texas are joining the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF) and other open border and pro-amnesty organizations to block the law.

Protesters in Texas Capitol Rotunda about sanctuary city law.

REPORT: One Dead, Five Hospitalized in Texas Mall Robbery

News outlets in Texas are reporting that at least two shooters are involved in what appears to be a robbery gone bad in a San Antonio, Texas, mall. Reports indicate that one person was killed, and five others were taken to area hospitals. A licensed Texas gun owner stepped in and shot one robber after that man allegedly killed a Goood Samaritan.

A woman holds her child after San Antonio police helped her and other shoppers exit the Rolling Oaks Mall, Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017, in San Antonio, after a deadly shooting. Authorities say several were injured after a robbery at the shopping mall. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

2 Shot in Home Where Alleged Cartel Members Held 3 Migrants for Ransom

Authorities continue to look into how two men were shot in a house where Mexican cartel gunmen had been holding three Mexican immigrants for ransom. When authorities arrived to the scene, they discovered the body of a man and a second shooting victim. Authorities also discovered that three men were being held for ransom at the home.

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Texas Governor Offers Reward for San Antonio Cop Killer

The Office of the Texas Governor is offering a cash reward up to $15,000 for information leading to the arrest of anyone connected to the execution of the San Antonio officer this past weekend. This reward will be combined to bring the total reward up to $25,000.

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Texas Mattress Store Promotes 9/11 ‘Twin Tower’ Sale

With the 15th anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks days away, one Texas mattress store exercised bizarre judgment in posting an online ad for a “Twin Tower” sale that ended with the collapse of two twin mattress “towers”.

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