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The platform was voted on Saturday, with tallies expected next week. Other planks call abortion homicide and gender-transition care “child abuse.” Republican Party of Texas delegates voted Saturday on a platform that called for new laws to require the Bible to be taught in public schools and a constitutional amendment that would require statewide elected leaders to win the popular...
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Education

Abbott Rejects Special Session Plea To Address School Funding Crisis

Texas Democrats' call for a special legislative session to address education funding has been rebuffed...

San Antonio Schools Slash Staff And Programs To Cope With Budget Woes

Across Texas, school districts are being compelled to explore difficult cost-cutting or revenue-boosting strategies due...

Texas Lawmaker Calls For Supreme Court Defense Of Book Ban: What’s At Stake?

Texas state Rep. Jared Patterson has urged Attorney General Ken Paxton to defend his law...

How Much Do Texas Teachers Actually Make?

Recently, we shared a graphic on social media from Raise Your Hand Texas that showed...

Texas Universities Under Fire: Massive Cuts To DEI Programs Raise Concerns

Texas universities have eliminated hundreds of positions related to diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) efforts...

Healthcare

Are There Brain-Eating Worms In Texas?

This week Robert F. Kennedy Jr. said that a doctor found a dead parasite worm in his brain, this has raised a lot of questions: are they really brain-eating worms? Are there brain worms...

Unsafe Abortions Will Not Be Counted In Maternal Deaths

A committee that tracks maternal deaths in Texas will not be allowed to count those resulting from abortions. According to The Houston Chronicle, the Texas Maternal Mortality and Morbidity Review Committee is barred from counting...

Mindfulness Over Perfection: Selena Gomez Takes the SXSW Stage to Talk about Mental Health

In the lively setting of the Austin Convention Center at South by Southwest, a transformative mental health panel, headlined by global icon Selena Gomez, unfolded.Titled "Mindfulness Over Perfection: Getting Real On Mental Health," the...

Texas Leads In Most Rape-Related Pregnancies Since Abortion Ban

The Lone Star State added another first-place trophy to its shelf of dubious honors this week. A new study in the Journal of the American Medical Association estimates that 26,313 rape-related pregnancies have occurred...

Texas Has Highest Percentage Of Uninsured Residents In The Nation

Amidst the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic, the federal government implemented measures to facilitate the enrollment and retention of Medicaid for low-income Americans. However, these protective measures expired last year, resulting in a surge...

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Rep. Crockett Slaps Back at Greene’s “Fake Eyelashes” Jab

Freshman U.S. Rep. Jasmine Crockett, a member of the House Oversight Committee, has been blowing up the internet when she stood up to defend herself against Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, who commented on Crockett’s...

Elon Musk – A BILLIONAIRE- Can’t Pay On Time

Elon Musk, the third richest person in the world, can't pay his contractors on time –  SpaceX, one of the billionaire's companies, has failed to pay more than $2 million. According to a Reuters report,...

Gun Control U-Turn: Senator Cornyn’s Fight Against His Own Legislation

U.S. Sen. John Cornyn helped pass the first significant gun control legislation enacted in 28 years, and now he is fighting a federal rule that was based on the same law he helped create. Last...

Ted Cruz’s Airport Security Plan Hits Turbulence

In the recent negotiations surrounding the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) reauthorization, a proposal backed by Sen. Ted Cruz, aimed at providing special security escorts at airports for lawmakers and judges was met with contention.According...

Texas Nationalist Movement Links ‘Civil War’ Film To TEXIT Movement

In the film, Garland doesn’t explain why America is at war, the viewer only knows that the president of the United States at some point disbanded the FBI and ordered airstrikes against U.S. citizens.However,...

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