Thursday, October 12, 2017

Judge Says Feds Have No Right to Block Undocumented Minor's Abortion — But Won't Stop Them

Posted By on Thu, Oct 12, 2017 at 11:42 AM

A federal judge has declined to stop the government from blocking a teenage girl living in Texas from getting a legal abortion. The 17-year-old girl (dubbed "Jane Doe" in court documents) is an undocumented immigrant currently in the care of the federal government, since she travelled to the U.S. as...

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San Antonio Drops from Race to Become Amazon's Second Headquarters

Posted By on Thu, Oct 12, 2017 at 10:30 AM

After a month of will they/won't they uncertainty, San Antonio has officially withdrawn from the national competition to house Amazon's second headquarters. In a letter sent to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Wednesday, Mayor Ron Nirenberg and Bexar County Judge Nelson Wolff explained their reasoning. In short: They don't have time...

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Wednesday, October 11, 2017

The City is Making Thursday "Indigenous People's Day." Indigenous People are Not That Happy About it.

Posted By on Wed, Oct 11, 2017 at 6:49 PM

Monday was Columbus Day in San Antonio — as it's been since the 1940s. In a move that almost seems unrelated, the city will be making a 2 p.m. proclamation Thursday making Oct. 12 Indigenous People's Day. According to District 1 spokesman Justin Renteria, the announcement will be followed by...

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Houston Congressman Al Green has Introduced Articles of Impeachment Against Trump

Posted By on Wed, Oct 11, 2017 at 12:46 PM

Houston Congressman Al Green has again called for the impeachment of President Donald Trump on the U.S. House floor. This time, however, the House will have to vote on it. "There is one among us who seems to incite hatred, bigotry, and...discrimination," Green, a Democrat, said in his Wednesday address...

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Kerrville Man Gets 5 Years in Federal Prison for Threatening to Kill Obama

Posted By on Wed, Oct 11, 2017 at 11:24 AM

A Kerrville man has been sentenced for five years in federal prison for writing letters in 2016 threatening to kill President Barack Obama. Court documents show that 22-year-old Gavin Friedman specifically wrote he was "going to kill" Obama for being a "puppet for (ZOG) Zionist Organized Government." In one of his...

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Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Trump Administration Blocks Legal Abortion for Undocumented Texas Minor in Federal Care

Posted By on Tue, Oct 10, 2017 at 3:16 PM

A 17-year-old undocumented minor living in federal custody in Texas is being denied her right to an abortion by the federal government. American Civil Liberties Union lawyers, who call the move "shocking" and "straight from dystopian fiction" are requesting an emergency hearing Wednesday in a California federal court to grant...

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Will Bexar County Be the First in Texas to Legalize Needle Exchange?

Posted By on Tue, Oct 10, 2017 at 12:15 PM

In January 2008, an elderly chaplain, a public health advocate, and a registered nurse were picked up by patrol officers for distributing narcotic paraphernalia on the streets of San Antonio. The trio, who worked out of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, each faced a $2,000 fine and up to a year...

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Lee High School Is Now LEE High School

Posted By on Tue, Oct 10, 2017 at 10:56 AM

The North East Independent School District board voted 5-2 last night to rename Robert E. Lee High School. Spoiler alert: not much has changed. Starting in the 2018- 2019 school year, the school will be referred to as LEE High School — short for “Legacy of Educational Excellence.” The...

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Texas Tech Student from Seguin Kills Campus Police Officer

Posted By on Tue, Oct 10, 2017 at 7:17 AM

A 19-year-old Texas Tech University student from Seguin is in custody after fatally shooting a campus police officer in the head. Campus police visited freshman Hollis Daniels' dorm room Monday night to conduct a welfare check, and found evidence of drugs and drug paraphernalia. When the police took Daniels...

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Monday, October 9, 2017

Spurs 5K at AT&T Center Postponed, No Date Set

Posted By on Mon, Oct 9, 2017 at 7:30 PM

The Spurs 5K, the one that you would get a free Spurs ticket if you signed up for, has been rescheduled. Bummer. The 5K was originally set for October 21, though it has been postponed due to scheduling conflicts. No date has been set at this time, though Spurs Sports...

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