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Texas, 12 States Ask to Delay Obama Transgender Bathroom Order

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 12, 2016 at 3:30pm 8/12/2016 at 3:30pm

Texas and 12 other states have asked a federal judge to delay Obama’s demand that all public schools allow transgender children use whichever bathroom they want:

“We will not yield to blackmail from the president...

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NFL Won’t Allow Dallas Cowboys to Honor Fallen Cops With Helmet Decal

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 12, 2016 at 2:00pm 8/12/2016 at 2:00pm

The assassination of five Dallas cops last July left Dallas, TX, and the whole nation in shock. NFL team Dallas Cowboys wanted to honor the fallen cops with an Arm-In-Arm decal on their helmets, but the league said the team must remove the decals once preseason starts.

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Courts Weaken Texas Voter ID Law, Uphold Wisconsin’s Law

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 10, 2016 at 8:30pm 8/10/2016 at 8:30pm
http://fox6now.com/2014/07/31/wisconsin-supreme-court-upholds-voter-id-law/#ooid=ZjNmxkbzo576OR8nH1QUtYgQkfS7YMBD

A federal judge has weakened the Texas voter ID law while the U.S. Court of Appeals suspended a ruling that eliminated parts of Wisconsin’s law.

Activists have gone after voter laws recently as the presidential election nears. They insist the poor and minority voters somehow cannot obtain an ID.

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Clock Boy is back in the U.S. and he’s suing

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 10, 2016 at 10:00am 8/10/2016 at 10:00am

Ahmed Mohamed, the White House’s favorite builder of clocks, has returned to the United States and he’s suing his old Texas town of Irving over the bomb mix-up.

NBC News reports:

‘Clock Boy’ Ahmed Mohamed Sues Texas City...

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Dallas Police Continue to Receive Numerous Applications

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 2, 2016 at 4:30pm 8/2/2016 at 4:30pm

The Dallas Police Department lost five officers on July 7, but instead of people backing away from the job, the department still receives applications from people to join the force.

Officials received 467 applications days after the attack with more coming in each week.

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Texas Campus Carry Law Now Active

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 1, 2016 at 1:30pm 8/1/2016 at 1:30pm

As of today, Texas’ Campus Carry law is effective.

Texas’ law is not a blanket invite for any and all gun owners to bring firearms on college campuses. Only Concealed Carry permit-holders are allowed to pack heat on campus (minimum age to do obtain a CHL in 21), and even then,...

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“American Sniper” Memorial for Chris Kyle Unveiled in West Texas

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 29, 2016 at 8:00pm 7/29/2016 at 8:00pm

Hundreds of West Texans congregated in Odessa Thursday, birthplace of Navy SEAL, Chris Kyle, to witness the unveiling of a memorial statue.

Constructed of limestone and granite from a local quarry, the statue stands about seventeen feet tall.

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Texas Mourns Father and Son Killed in Nice Terror Attack

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 16, 2016 at 6:00pm 7/16/2016 at 6:00pm

Among the 84 people killed in the Nice terror attack were an American father and son from Austin, Texas.

USA Today reports:

The two American fatalities from Thursday’s terror attack in Nice, France, were a father...

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George W. Bush’s Remarks at Dallas Police Officer Memorial Ceremony Were a Welcome Change

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 12, 2016 at 6:00pm 7/12/2016 at 6:00pm

President George W. Bush spoke at the memorial service for the fallen Dallas officers killed in last week’s attack. His remarks were a welcome departure from the current narrative and a reminder that principled leadership can still be found in this country.

Speaking of American values and our common bond, President Bush...

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Atheists Target “God’s Country” Sign in Small Town Texas

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 27, 2016 at 5:00pm 6/27/2016 at 5:00pm

Heaven forbid atheists show any tolerance for people of faith or that nasty, three-letter-word, “God”.

The Freedom From Religion Foundation is raising a stink over a highway road sign that has been a staple of Hondo, Texas since the 1930’s. Why? Because the sign refers to Hondo as “God’s Country”.

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SCOTUS Strikes Down Challenged Provisions of Texas Abortion Law

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 27, 2016 at 10:55am 6/27/2016 at 10:55am

In a 5-3 decision, the Supreme Court has struck down two challenged provisions of Texas’ abortion law, HB 2, the law that launched former Texas State Senator Wendy Davis to fame (or infamy, depending on your political leanings) for her pink-sneakered filibuster.

Previous court decisions had upheld HB 2’s ban on late term...

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SCOTUS Upholds Use of Race in U. Texas Admissions

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 23, 2016 at 10:52am 6/23/2016 at 10:52am

Yet another exciting day for SCOTUS watchers. Thursday morning, the Court released its opinion in Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin, holding in a 4-3 decision (Justice Elena Kagan did not participate) that the use of race in adm...

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Texas Facing Huge Obamacare Premium Hikes

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 3, 2016 at 8:00pm 6/3/2016 at 8:00pm

Barely a month ago, I blogged about a nasty November surprise lurking in the electoral shadows — monstrous Obamacare premium rate hikes.

Huge losses and a supposedly high number of unexpected claims are being blamed for looming rate hikes in the Lone Star State.

The average rate hike for Texan consumers?...

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Texas High School Forbids National Honor Society Graduation Stoles For Fear of Excluding Students

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at 4:55pm 6/1/2016 at 4:55pm

Heaven forbid one of these special snow flakes feels excluded for not working as hard as some of their classmates.

Plano Senior High School, located north of Dallas, has decided National Honor Society students will not be able to wear the iconic white satin stoles to their upcoming graduation.

Local news reported:

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Best of (Future SCOTUS?) Justice Don Willett’s Twitter Feed

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at 7:15pm 5/18/2016 at 7:15pm

Presumptive Republican presidential nominee, Donald Trump, released a short-list of potential SCOTUS nominees Wednesday.

Senate Republicans have thus far, made good on their promise to block President Obama’s nomination of Judge Merrick Garland. Should that hold, the task of replacing the late Justice Scalia will fall to the next Oval Office...

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Gay Cake Slur Pastor Apologizes to Whole Foods

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 16, 2016 at 8:30pm 5/16/2016 at 8:30pm

Last month, an Austin-based openly gay pastor accused Whole Foods of icing a gay slur on a cake he ordered from the local grocer. And so Pastor Jordan Brown filed suit.

I called BS and so did Whole Foods who immediately filed a counter-suit against both the plaintiff and his attorney...

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Texas A&M University’s New Campus Carry Rules Allow Guns in Dorms, Classrooms

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 14, 2016 at 4:00pm 4/14/2016 at 4:00pm

When the Texas Legislature passed a campus carry bill during the 2015 legislative session, part of the law allowed the state’s universities to create rules designating certain areas of campus to remain gun-free, as long as those rules were not thwarting the law’s goals and making it impossible to carry a gun...

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