Monthly Archives: April 2015

Texas Progressive Alliance Roundup April 20, 2015

The Texas Progressive Alliance honors the victims of the Oklahoma City bombing on the 20th anniversary of that dark day as it brings you this week’s roundup. Off the Kuff celebrated the city of Houston’s victory in court against the … Continue reading

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The Outlook Worsens for Teens and Judicial Bypass

The Texas Legislature isn’t done in their quest to further limit access to abortion, a constitutionally protected, legal medical procedure. They’re continuing to pick a fight with the group of people least able to defend themselves—Texas teens. Instructions on how … Continue reading

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Put Down Your Weapon and Be a Democrat

I tuned in yesterday for the part of the debate on the House floor over HB910, the House’s version of legislation that would allow holders of concealed handgun licenses to carry their guns openly, a.k.a. open carry.* Tempers flared, and … Continue reading

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Why We Need Judicial Bypass Laws & Who Uses Them

We’re talking about judicial bypass because of a bill coming up in Austin at the capitol, tomorrow, April 14th. You can read about what the bill would do, and how to oppose it, here. *** Teenagers have sex, which means … Continue reading

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Texas Progressive Alliance Blog Roundup April 13, 2015

The Texas Progressive Alliance revels in the start of another baseball season as it brings you this week’s roundup. Off the Kuff looks at the case to pass a state law that would enable “rideshare” services like Uber and Lyft … Continue reading

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