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Texas Gov. Abbott Orders National Guard to Help Arrest Illegal Immigrants

By Jack Phillips Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Tuesday ordered National Guard troops deployed at the U.S.-Mexico border to help state police make arrests, expanding the Guard’s authority. The Republican governor sent a letter to Maj. Gen. Tracy Norris, the Adjutant General of the Texas National Guard, to help the state’s Department of Public Safety (DPS) make […]

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Texas Rep. Introduces Bill to Audit 13 Most-Populous Counties’ Election Results

By Jack Phillips A Texas House representative announced Monday he’s introducing a bill for a forensic audit of the most populous counties’ election results. According to the text of House Bill 241, introduced by Republican state Rep. Steve Toth, forensic reviews of counties with more than 415,000 population should be carried out before Nov. 1, 2021, and they should be completed […]

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Texas Democrats Plan Walkout to Block GOP’s Election Overhaul Bill: Party Chairman

By Jack Phillips Democrat lawmakers in Texas will walk out in a bid to deny Republicans the quorum they need to convene a special legislative session called by the governor as GOP lawmakers seek to pass an election overhaul bill. Several news outlets on Monday cited anonymous sources for the planned walkout, but it was confirmed by Texas Democratic […]

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Facebook Can Be Sued for Sex Trafficking, Texas Supreme Court Rules

By Jack Phillips The Texas Supreme Court ruled that Facebook could be held liable if sex traffickers use the platform to prey on children, arguing the social media website isn’t a “lawless no-man’s-land.” The ruling was made following three Houston-area lawsuits involving teenage trafficking victims who alleged that they met their abusers through Facebook’s messaging service. Prosecutors also […]

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Gov. Abbott Signs Into Law 7 Bills Enforcing Second Amendment in Texas, Including Constitutional Carry

By Katabella Roberts Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on June 17 signed into law seven pieces of gun-rights related legislation aimed at enforcing the protection of Second Amendment Rights in Texas. The governor appeared at Alamo Plaza in San Antonio for the bill signing ceremony and was joined by Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, House Speaker Dade Phelan, and several other Republican lawmakers who authored […]

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Texas Governor Demands Biden Return Border Wall Land Seized by Federal Government

By Jack Phillips Texas Gov. Greg Abbott demanded that President Joe Biden’s administration return border property that was seized by the federal government for building a wall to his state, coming as the governor announced plans to construct a Texas-backed border barrier. “I write now to demand that you immediately return to Texans any land taken by […]

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Texas Counties Start Charging Illegal Aliens With Child Endangerment, Trespass

By Charlotte Cuthbertson BRACKETTVILLE, Texas—The tens of thousands of illegal aliens that evade Border Patrol every month—hoping to slip undetected to large cities up north—are now being confronted by sheriffs who are starting to charge them for trespassing, evading arrest on foot, and endangering the life or health of a child. Seeing no solutions to […]

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Texas Senate Passes Major GOP-Backed Election Reform Bill

By Jack Phillips The Texas state Senate passed a sweeping election overhaul bill on May 30 that has been criticized by high-profile Democrats over provisions that they say expands restrictions and penalties. The legislation was approved largely along party lines after an overnight debate stretched into the morning of May 30, according to local media. The House had a deadline of […]

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Homeless Man Asks Texas Steakhouse Owner for Job Busing, and She Gives Him ‘A Whole New Start’

By Louise Bevan A Texas community came through for a homeless man in need after a social media post shared his story. Kenneth Smith went from sitting outside an Outback Steakhouse to busing tables for the same restaurant—but most importantly, he found hope. It all started with a gift card. A concerned customer saw Smith dozing in […]

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