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Ban Tasers in Texas schools, groups demand

A deputy immobilized a Texas high school student on school grounds with a stun gun, leaving him hospitalized and in a coma. A coalition is asking to end use of  "less-than-lethal weapons" in school districts statewide.

 

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Texas GOP points fingers for Wendy Davis’ rise

The all-powerful Texas GOP has resorted to apologetics to explain the emergence of Democrat State Sen. Wendy Davis.

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Day of reckoning set for Texas voter ID law

Texas' voter ID law, passed by the Republican-controlled state legislature and widely condemned as discriminatory and unconstitutional, now has a day in court.

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Sen. Davis registers candidacy for governor

State Senator Wendy Davis of Fort Worth filed her official candidacy for the Democratic nomination for Texas governor on Nov. 9.

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Gun-wielding protestors intimidate Texas mothers

Four members of MDA were lunching at the Blue Mesa Grill in Arlington, Texas, when dozens of Open Carry protesters brandishing long arms showed up in the parking lot.

 

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Nothing is happening? Activists are busy in Dallas

From an SMU organizing seminar to an AFL-CIO rally opposing the way big money is undermining democracy, activism is alive and well in Dallas.

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Republicans win a round on Texas anti-abortion law

The battle raging in Texas for equal access to abortion services took a major regressive turn Thursday evening...

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Texas forces Dem candidate for governor to file affidavit to vote

"Texas Governor Rick Perry's voter ID law is a blatant effort to defeat Wendy Davis by disenfranchising tens of thousands of women voters."

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Judge tosses key part of Texas anti-abortion law

Federal District Judge Lee Yeakel ruled that restrictions affecting abortion clinic physicians placed an undue burden on women seeking access to such facilities.

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Texas braces for stormy elections

Supporters of State Senator Wendy Davis  ad been hoping she'd run for governor since she took national headlines with her stirring last-minute filibuster of an anti-women bill in the last state legislature.

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