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Bongs, abortion and illegal immigration are just three of the issues surfacing in one of the hottest Texas House races, which is playing out as a case study of how the far-right faction of the state Republican party seeks to...
Tuesday the Texas Supreme Court released rules for how courts handle judicial bypass proceedings regarding secret abortions on minors girls without parental notification or consent. The rules were created in response to HB...
The Houston Police Department is preparing for the new year and Texas’ new open carry law by publishing information designed to help eliminate confusion on the law.
Texas Alliance for Life will present Texas State Senator Charles Perry (R-Lubbock) with its "Courageous Defense of Life" award in Lubbock County on Tuesday, December 1, at the Lubbock County Republican Party Executive...
AUSTIN, TX -- Texas Alliance for Life recently obtained public documents from the University of Texas showing that the Texas Policy Evaluation Project (TPEP) has only a single funding source, the Susan Thompson Buffett...
On Monday, some folks are once again planning to protest the reelection campaign of Texas House State Affairs Committee Chairman Byron Cook.
The group that secretly videotaped Texas lawmakers this year after receiving large donations from various conservatives, including higher ed critic Jeff Sandefer, attempted to persuade Democrats at the state and local levels...
There are many legislators to whom pro-life advocates owe a debt of gratitude for the numerous successes of the 84th Texas Legislature. Few, however, are more deserving than House State Affairs Committee Chair Byron Cook....
The National Football League faces a growing backlash over the way cheerleaders are compensated and the reason for it will sound very familiar to regular readers of Construction Citizen.
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton stood before Judge George Gallagher in a state district court in Collin County and the AG pleaded not guilty to the criminal charges leveled against him. Moments later, Paxton’s criminal...
The U.S. Supreme Court decided to consider a challenge to HB 2, the pro-life law passed by wide margins in the Texas House and Senate and signed into law by then-Gov. Rick Perry in July 2013. That case is known as Whole...
Do Texas Cities Unlawfully Restrict Free Speech of Pro-Lifers?The pro-life movement cannot function without free speech. Sidewalk counseling, public rallies and protests, lobbying, public education, and political...
Every year Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) gives national attention to the accomplishments of key lawmakers in both U.S. Congress and state legislatures. Today, conservative State Representative Jason Villalba (R-...
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the Republican Legislative Campaign Committee (RLCC) named its 2016 leadership with Texas Speaker of the House Joe Straus serving as the group’s chairman and Pennsylvania Speaker Mike Turzai serving...
Video also shows Texas Right to Life President Jim Graham was ecstatic about police citations that he and Sullivan would later use as tools for fundraising
Fun was had by all inside a country dance at Cook’s reelection kickoff – but, out on the street there was a small protest led by staffers paid by Tim Dunn who clashed with police and tried to use their disrespect for law...
AUSTIN, TX -- Today, the Office of the Inspector General at the Texas Health and Human Services Commission issued a letter ending Planned Parenthood's participation in the state's Medicaid Program.
Texas Alliance for Life applauds the strong efforts of Republican leadership in Congress to move forward with a strategy of shifting funds from Planned Parenthood to better providers of women's health services -- providers...
Straus’ spokesman fires back: “The freedom these extremists enjoy to engage in ridiculous attacks is protected by our heroic first responders.”
As Texans, we have a style of our own – from our hospitality to our headwear.But you may be surprised to hear the iconic symbol of Western culture, the cowboy hat, only became an official state symbol a couple months ago...

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