'I want to fight': LGBTQ Texans ready for legislative session as GOP lawmakers target them in dozens of bills
Republicans are backing legislation targeting gender-affirming care for children, classroom lessons about sexuality and drag shows.
By Alex Nguyen, The Texas Tribune
Tags: Texas News, Texas Legislature, Texas Republicans, homophobia, LGBTQ rights, transgender, drag shows, anti-LGBTQ groups, Florida, Don’t Say Gay, Equality Texas, American Psychological Association, transgender children, Pride, PFLAG, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, House Speaker Dade Phelan, Gov. Greg Abbott, U.S. Supreme Court, gay marriage, same sex marriage, Texas politics
Alex Jones files for bankruptcy after juries award Sandy Hook parents almost $1.5 billion
A handful of the Texas-based conspiracy theorist’s companies already filed for bankruptcy. Earlier this year, a Texas jury awarded Sandy Hook parents $49 million in a defamation case against Jones.
Tags: Texas News, Alex Jones, infowars, bankruptcy, conspiracy theorist, Chapter 11, Sandy Hook, lawsuit, radio host, Free Speech Systems, Conservative Political Action Conference, Prison Planet TV, IW Health, court ruling, court case
Tom Brady, Steph Curry and other celebrities face Texas investigation for endorsements of bankrupt crypto firm
This probe is part of the state’s wider investigation into FTX’s multibillion-dollar bankruptcy.
Tags: Texas News, FTX, Texas State Securities Board, cryptocurrency, Kim Kardashian, Securities and Exchange Commission, Sam Bankman-Fried, Joe Rotunda, John J. Ray III, Texas, investigation, securities fraud, Golden State Warriors, Steph Curry, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Tom Brady, crypto
College voters held back by Texas election law, lack of on-campus polling sites
Many Texas universities don’t have early-voting locations on campus. And state laws regarding voter ID and registration make it hard to turn out younger voters, advocates say.
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