Criminal Justice

Activists And Lawmakers Call On Texas Leaders To Condemn The Rise Of Racism Against Asian Communities

Posted on · A national group monitoring violence and discrimination against Asian American and Pacific Islander communities has logged almost 4,000 incidents during the pandemic. Six of the eight people killed in the Atlanta area Tuesday were of Asian descent, raising suspicions of a hate crime.

Politics

Poll Shows Most Texans Disapprove Of D.C. Insurrection, But Republicans Are Much More Likely To Show Support

Posted on · Overall, 83% of Texans strongly or somewhat opposed the Capitol riot. However, the results also showed that Republicans were significantly more supportive, with about 32% of Texas Republicans polled saying they strongly or somewhat support the insurrection.

Texas

Some Texas Republicans Decried Capitol Insurrection — But Didn’t Connect The Violence To Their Own Rhetoric

Posted on · Texas lawmakers and other officials have taken the lead on baseless lawsuits that sought to dismiss the results of the presidential election and have tried to rally Trump supporters to protest his loss.