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Federal Judges Block States From Limiting Abortions During Wuhan Coronavirus Pandemic

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at 1:00pm 3/31/2020 at 1:00pm
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***UPDATE: The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals temporarily reinstated the abortion ban in Texas:

The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals issued a temporary stay on a ruling from a lower court that had blocked Texas from enforcing the ban. State officials argue the ban is intended to conserve medical supplies for health...

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U. Texas Dean Condemns Use of the Term ‘Chinese Virus’

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at 8:00am 3/31/2020 at 8:00am

Isn’t it amazing how this keeps coming up? This is the most important aspect of this crisis? Really?

The College Fix reports:

University of Texas dean connects phrase ‘Chinese virus’ with harassment of Asian American students

If you use the phase “Chinese virus” as shorthand to describe the novel coronavirus that creates the illness...

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No, Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick Did Not Say America Should Sacrifice Seniors to Save the Economy

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 25, 2020 at 11:00am 3/25/2020 at 11:00am
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When I first had a chance to read comments Texas Lt. Gov Patrick made on Tucker Carlson’s program Monday night, I gasped at first, understanding why my elderly mom and others who read what was reported by major news outlets could have gotten so spooked.

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Student Govt. at Trinity U. Denies Funding for Conservative Group’s Invited Speaker

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at 10:00am 2/25/2020 at 10:00am

As long as there is political bias like this on college campuses, taxpayers should not be expected to fund “free” college.

Campus Reform reports:

Student gov denies conservative group funding, citing ‘values’ difference

The Trinity University Student Government Association has again denied funding for a Young Conservatives of Texas speaker event.

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Student Op-Ed at U. Texas Austin Calls for Free Tampons in Campus Men’s Rooms

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 1, 2020 at 9:30am 2/1/2020 at 9:30am

Progressives are all about science, except when it applies to the biology of gender.

The College Fix reports:

Student op-ed urges tampons in men’s campus restrooms

A student writer at the University of Texas at Austin recently argued in the campus newspaper that the school should install free tampon dispensers in men’s restrooms on...

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Only 45 People Attend Bloomberg Rally With Judge Judy

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 13, 2020 at 10:00am 1/13/2020 at 10:00am
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Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg held a rally in San Antonio, TX, with Judge Judy.

However, despite spamming every commercial break over the weekend, only 45 people attended the rally.

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Former Castro, Harris Supporters Gravitate to Biden

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 7, 2020 at 1:00pm 1/7/2020 at 1:00pm
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Former HUD Secretary Julián Castro endorsed Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) on Monday a few days after he dropped out of the race.

However, former Vice President Joe Biden’s campaign told The Texas Tribune...

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Gunman Kills Two at a Texas Church, Is Killed by Armed Churchgoers

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 30, 2019 at 12:00pm 12/30/2019 at 12:00pm
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A gunman opened fire at a church near Fort Worth, Texas and managed to kill two people before armed churchgoers intervened and doubtlessly saved many more lives.  The gunman was killed at the scene.

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College Democrats in Texas Trying to Bring More Voting Booths to Campus With Lawsuit

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 28, 2019 at 9:00am 11/28/2019 at 9:00am

Democrats are targeting Texas for 2020 and they’re getting help from their college supporters.

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University’s Attorney Resigns After Using the N-Word During Free Speech Event

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 10, 2019 at 1:30pm 11/10/2019 at 1:30pm

She was using the word as an example of bad speech which is still protected, but it sparked outrage.

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Student Govt. at Texas State Says ‘Coming Out as Conservative’ Event is Homophobic

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at 8:00am 10/22/2019 at 8:00am

It’s not uncommon for people who are gay and conservative to say that it was easier for them to come out as gay than conservative.

The College Fix reports:

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Sen. Ben Sasse on Beto’s Threat to Strip Churches of Tax Exemption: “some nitwit” trying to “satisfy his fringey base”

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 21, 2019 at 7:17pm 10/21/2019 at 7:17pm

During a presidential debate earlier this month, former Texas Rep. Beto O’Rourke said if elected, he’d strip tax exemptions from churches who do not support same-sex marriage.

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Professor Jacobson in Houston: Winning the Raging Free Speech Wars

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at 2:30pm 10/15/2019 at 2:30pm
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Monday night, we had the privilege of putting faces to screen names at our first ever Legal Insurrection reader reception. I’ve said often and firmly believe we have one of the internet’s best readerships and having the opportunity to meet our readers in-person confirmed as much.

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Professor Jacobson: Free Speech Wars, From Campus to Culture

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at 12:15pm 10/15/2019 at 12:15pm

Professor Jacobson is joining Austin-based Texas Public Policy Foundation at 11:30 CT to discuss the raging free speech wars.
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Beto Threatens to Strip Tax Exempt Status of Churches That Don’t Support Same Sex Marriage

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 11, 2019 at 9:00pm 10/11/2019 at 9:00pm
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The longer Beto stays in the race, the more he embodies everything Democrats pretend they’re not.

Banning guns wasn’t enough. In the latest Democrat presidential primary debate, Beto upped the ante, saying churches who do not support same sex marriage would be stripped of their tax exempt status.

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Texas Governor Takes Houston Mayor to Task Over Use of Federal Flood Dollars

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at 1:00pm 10/9/2019 at 1:00pm

Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner (D) stepped in it when he complained about the state’s control over federal dollars.

Monday, Tuner, who is up for re-election, tweeted:

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Ted Cruz Squares off With MSNBC’s Chris Hayes at Texas TribFest

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 30, 2019 at 9:00pm 9/30/2019 at 9:00pm

Sen. Ted Cruz joined MSNBC’s Chris Hayes at the Texas Tribune Festival on a stage sponsored by NBC. Hayes is as true a progressive as they come.

That said, I’ve never found him off-putting for the sheer reason that he is always willing to engage in mostly civil debate, a rarity...

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