Derrick Broze sues Texas to challenge the election law that kept him from running for mayor of Houston

Posted on · Broze was barred from the mayoral ballot because of an 18-year-old felony conviction for drug possession. He said the current interpretation of the Texas Election Code, effectively banning all convicted felons from running for office, violates the U.S. and Texas Constitutions.

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Defining Religious Liberty And How Far It Should Stretch

Posted on · What exactly does religious liberty mean from a legal standpoint, and how has it been interpreted by courts? To discuss that we are joined by Josh Blackman, associate professor of law at South Texas College of Law, Reverend Laura Mayo of Covenant Church and Mustafaa Carroll of the Council of American-Islamic Relations.

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The 28th Amendment and a Death Salon: Friday’s Show (September 16, 2016)

Posted on · Today we observe National Constitution Day and ask you to tell us what’s so important to you that you would want it added to the U.S. Constitution as the 28th Amendment. Among the 27 Amendments in place are the first ten, aka the Bill of Rights, which address matters ranging from speech to religion to […]