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Over 1 million Texans are now licensed to carry a handgun. Harris County (Houston) leads the state with nearly 150,000 licensees.
Documents have surfaced that contain information a candidate for Texas House, Kyle Biedermanm, from the Hill Country was mentally and physically abusive to his family members. 
The following op-ed was authored by State Rep. David Simpson.The heart-wrenching story of 4-year-old Leiliana Wright haunts me. Can you hear her cries? Do you see her bruised body?
Frullo fends off Empower Texans border security attacks with some backup from Breitbart Texas’ boss Brandon Darby.
Some malcontents never seem to show gratitude for the tremendous pro-life gains achieved by Gov. Greg Abbott, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, Speaker Joe Straus, and the many pro-life members of the Legislature. We see that in...
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...
Texas House District 73 incumbent Doug Miller is facing a challenger, Kyle Biedermann, a hardware store owner with absolutely no legislative or community involvement experience. In fact, Biedermann in his debates claims to...
Going from the office as one of the best Texas Attorneys General ever to Governor, Governor Abbott has brought at least two big legislative disappointments. The first shocking disappointment was his push for the Pre-K4...
In the midst of Mother Nature’s wrath, as expressed via several violent and devastating storms over the last several weeks, lawmakers in Texas are fighting back the only way they can: by passing new legislation. The Texas...
Wednesday the FDA released a new medication guide for Mifiprex (also known as RU-486) along with another drug called misoprostal, to cause a drug-induced abortion. Mifiprex is intended to kill the unborn child, and...
"Using a grieving father to accuse Joe Straus of a horrific murder committed by a career criminal is deplorable and irresponsible."
When the 84th Legislature passed HB 1150, and it was sent to the Governor's desk to sign, few were aware of the debate that would play out in Commissioners Courts across Texas. Fireworks sales are currently allowed twice...
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...

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