Texas: Unaccompanied toddler and baby found abandoned near Rio Grande river

U.S. 09/17/21, 03:13

The U.S. Border Patrol on Tuesday, Sept. 14, reported two migrant babies were left alone alongside the Rio Grande River near Eagle Pass.  The unaccompanied minors, one 2-year-old girl and the other a 3-month-old boy in his carrier, were siblings from Honduras, the border agent learned from a note left with ...

Texas attorney general sues multiple school districts over mask mandates

News 09/11/21, 18:54

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton (R), on Friday, Sept. 10, filed multiple lawsuits against six school districts for bypassing the Governor’s order and issuing mask mandates. In late July, Texas Governor Greg Abbott (R) issued an executive order making it illegal for schools and organizations to impose COVID-19 related mandates. The policies ...

Justice Department launches lawsuit against Texas abortion ban

Texas 09/10/21, 00:37

On Thursday, Sept. 9, the Justice Department filed suit against Texas to block the sweeping abortion law that had gone into effect at the beginning of this month. “The act is clearly unconstitutional under long-standing Supreme Court precedent,” Attorney General Merrick Garland said at a news conference, according to the Associated ...

Caitlyn Jenner does not oppose Texas abortion law

Texas 09/07/21, 15:59

The reality star and candidate for California Governor Caitlyn Jenner, in an interview, said she supported the new abortion restriction enacted in Texas. “I am for a woman's right to choose. I am also for a state having the ability to make their own laws. So I support Texas in that ...

Planned Parenthood granted restraining order against Texas anti-abortion group

Texas 09/04/21, 18:19

On Friday, September 3, a Texas judge temporarily blocked an anti-abortion group from legally challenging Planned Parenthood following the state’s newly imposed Right to Life law.  In granting the restraining order, Judge Maya Guerra Gamble in Travis County said the medical provider was subjected to “probable, irreparable, and imminent injury” that ...

Supreme Court allows Texas ‘heartbeat’ abortion law to proceed

News 09/01/21, 02:42

The Supreme Court late on Tuesday, Aug. 31 handed down their decision to have Texas adopt its abortion ban as soon as September 1 despite calls from some abortion providers to block it. The law, Senate Bill 8, targets abortions when the embryo has shown a heartbeat, or typically six weeks ...

Texas governor Greg Abbott tests positive for COVID-19

News 08/18/21, 04:52

According to his office, Texas Governor Greg Abbott tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday, Aug. 17, but he is in good health and has no symptoms.Abbott, who has been fully vaccinated, now is isolating at the Governor's Mansion, spokesperson Mark Miner said in a statement. He's being treated with Regeneron's ...

Texas announces plan to counter COVID-19 rise

News 08/10/21, 03:48

Gov. Greg Abbott (R-Tex.) on Monday, Aug. 9, announced new strategies to handle the COVID-19 surge in the state. According to his Monday press release preparing for the healthcare system in the state was among the first steps Abbott took, The governor decided to seek out-of-state medical personnel to join Texas health ...

Biden tells governors to help with COVID-19 or ‘get out of the way’

News 08/04/21, 02:36

U.S. President Joe Biden on Tuesday, August 3, told Republican leaders in Florida and Texas to cooperate with the efforts to withstand COVID-19 or “get out of the way.” "Just two states, Florida and Texas, account for one-third of all new COVID-19 cases in the entire country. Just two states," Biden ...

Texas to rely on personal responsibility to withstand CCP Virus outburst

News 07/30/21, 18:17

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R-Tex.) on Thursday, July 29, signed an executive order that inhibits local officials and businesses from imposing mask mandates and demanding vaccination proof. The order outlaws agencies and businesses that receive funds from the state from issuing mask mandates, demanding people to get vaccinated, and requiring people ...

Texas to enact bill forbidding mandated vaccination by businesses

News 06/09/21, 03:46

A measure was signed by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R-Tex.) on Monday to prevent different treatments based on vaccination status by businesses and government entities. Senate Bill 968 promises to punish operations that impose the use of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) Virus (COVID-19) vaccine passport by terminating state contracts ...

Texas governor to approve bill to stop cities from defunding police

Texas 05/24/21, 18:09

Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced Sunday that he would support a bill that would prevent cities in the state from issuing directives or voting to reduce funding to police departments by heeding calls from left-wing protesters seeking to "defund the police." In a tweet, the Republican governor highlighted an incident in ...

Texas for Freedom: Masks may not be required in schools and public agencies

News 05/18/21, 18:50

On Tuesday, Texas Republican Governor Greg Abbott issued an order banning local governments and schools from requiring face masks indoors. The ruling comes just days after Texas announced that its health system detected zero deaths from the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) Virus last Sunday. According to state health data, it is ...

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