GOP Gov. Abbott signs Texas election integrity bill into law

U.S. 09/07/21, 15:43

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) signed a new election integrity bill into law that is promised to make it "easier to vote and harder to cheat" on Sept. 7. "Election integrity is now law in Texas," he said on Twitter. The governor revealed the legislation increases identification requirements. It also makes it ...

Texas removes licensing requirement for concealed firearms in public

U.S. 09/06/21, 16:51

Firearm owners may carry concealed guns anywhere in Texas without needing to obtain a state permit starting from Sept. 1. House Bill 1927, also known as the constitutional carry law, lets Texans quietly bear arms on public property without requiring a license. The legislation, which Gov. Greg Abbott (R) signed into ...

Supreme Court lets Texas six week abortion ban stand

News 09/02/21, 18:01

U.S. Supreme Court judges ruled 5-4 against blocking new Texas legislation that prohibits most abortions after six weeks of pregnancy on Sept. 1. The rule will remain in place while legal challenges are heard in lower courts. Abortion-provider plaintiffs failed to reach the necessary threshold for the Supreme Court to issue ...

Texas Gov. Abbott tests negative to COVID-19 after speedy recovery

U.S. 08/22/21, 16:55

A Republican from Texas does not seem to be suffering from the deadly disease anymore, a medical examination found. Gov. Greg Abbott tested negative to COVID-19 on Aug. 21. The result came four days after being diagnosed with the breakthrough infection. "I am now testing negative for COVID," he said on Twitter. Abbott ...

Gov. Abbott to establish more COVID-19 antibody infusion centers throughout Texas

News 08/20/21, 15:45

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced on Thursday, Aug. 19, that the state would deploy additional medical personnel and launch more COVID-19 antibody infusion centers over the next week.  "Front-line health care workers across our state are working tirelessly to keep Texans healthy and safe," said Abbott in a statement. "The substantial increase of infusion ...

Judge blocks GOP Gov. Abbott from arresting fugitive Texas Democrats

D.C. 08/10/21, 16:27

A Texas district judge blocked Gov. Greg Abbott (R) from arresting dozens of state House Democrats who avoided their duties by fleeing to Washington. Judge Brad Urrutia (D) in Travis County, which includes Texas Capitol in Austin, issued a temporary restraining order that prevents state police from "detaining, confining, or otherwise ...

Judge blocks Texas order to stop vehicles transporting infected migrants

U.S. 08/04/21, 19:24

A federal judge in El Paso blocked a Texas executive order that restricts migrant transport on Aug. 3. Kathleen Cardone issued a temporary restraining order on GOP Gov. Greg Abbott's latest plan to minimize COVID-19 infections. The governor wanted the Texas Department of Public Safety to check vehicles and reroute them, ...

Texas enacts bill to ban abortions outright

News 07/21/21, 18:47

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) signed a landmark bill that automatically bans abortions across the Lone Star State. The legislation now depends on the U.S. Supreme Court overturning the federal Roe v. Wade landmark decision. Texas lawmakers are optimistic about their chances of restricting abortion practices across the state to the ...

Five fully vaccinated Texas Democrats test positive for CCP Virus

D.C. 07/19/21, 21:15

Five Texas Democrats contracted the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) Virus after leaving their home state. The lawmakers traveled to Washington to starve Republican peers of a quorum needed for an election integrity bill's passage. A group of more than 50 state Democrats traveled together on multiple chartered planes to the nation's ...

More than 50 Democrats stage walkout to prevent GOP from passing new Texas voting bill

D.C. 07/13/21, 17:33

Texas Legislature Democrats fled to Washington on July 12 in protest of Republican-led election reforms. Multiple private jets took off from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, carrying a large group of Democrats. The GOP accuses them of deliberately abandoning their legislative responsibilities just days before the Texas House of Representatives was due to ...

Texas Governor defies Biden: Will close all facilities for illegal immigrants

News 06/28/21, 23:22

Gov. Greg Abbott (R-Tex.) announced that he will close all facilities used by the federal government to house illegal immigrants. He requested on more than one occasion that Biden administration officials solve the problems created by open borders. Among other things has been the increase in drug trafficking and human ...

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