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‘I would do it all over again:’ State Rep. Armando Walle of Houston defends profanity-laced tirade about proposed immigration laws

Posted on · Walle, a Democrat and Latino, called out a Republican state lawmaker for successfully ending debate about a proposed law that would allow any police officer in Texas to deport someone who is in the United States illegally.

Protestors participate in a rally against anti-transgender legislation at the southern steps of the state Capitol on April 28.
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Discrepancies In The Number Of Texas Voter Fraud Prosecutions (March 26, 2021)

Posted on · On Friday's show: Discrepancies in the number of voter fraud cases the Texas AG's office is prosecuting, The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week's news, and a conversation with composer David Lang.

Angelina Lazo (L), an 18-year-old senior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, who said that she lost two friends in the shooting at her school two days ago, reacts to honks of support from passing motorists as she and her mother, Linda Lazo, right, join other gun control proponents with placards at a street corner in Coral Springs, Florida, U.S. February 16, 2018.

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Civil Rights Groups Send Letter To Needville ISD Over Threats To Punish Student Who Join Walkouts Over Gun Control

Posted on · Students in Needville ISD who join demonstrations about gun violence after the school shooting in Florida will be suspended for three days, according to the superintendent

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New Rules Regarding Fetal Remains — Are They About Dignity or Discouraging Women from Getting Abortions?

Posted on · New rules proposed by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott and the state's Health and Human Services Commission would change the way fetal tissue is disposed of after medical procedures like abortions, requiring burials or cremation instead of long-standing procedures allowing disposal in sanitary landfills. But it would also apply to miscarriages or ectopic pregnancies terminated in […]

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After Outcry, Judge Delays Sanctions In Immigration Case

Posted on · The Texas-based judge that earlier this year put a hold on President Obama’s executive order on immigration decided on Tuesday to also suspend a controversial punishment he had recently issued to the administration’s attorneys.

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Civil Rights Groups Ask Appeals Court to Block Judge’s Immigration Order

Posted on · A coalition of civil and immigrant rights groups on Friday asked an appeals court to stop a federal judge’s order that requires the Obama administration to turn over the confidential information of thousands of undocumented immigrants.

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