To immigration experts, the astounding loss of life illustrates just how difficult it is to stem migration into the country, even as Abbott has spent the last year pouring billions of state dollars into securing the border.
Congress first allowed returning service members to sue states to keep their jobs in 1974, recognizing discrimination because of opposition to the Vietnam War.
Former Bremerton high school football coach Joe Kennedy says he isn't seeking any financial recompense, but simply wants his old job back and the ability to offer the 15-second prayers that originally drew the district's ire.
Texas' pre-Roe abortion ban has been blocked by a Harris County state court judge, allowing abortions to continue up to six weeks of pregnancy.
The money will reportedly boost actions the state has already taken to make schools safer and support the mental health of children, teachers, and families following the tragedy at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde.
Over a dozen states, including Texas, already have a trigger law in place that is set to immediately ban abortion in this case scenario.
Monday at the Capitol, the Democrats announced their disdain for the high court's decision on Roe v. Wade being overturned. Former Austin City Council member Greg Casar said he supports Travis County District Attorney Jose Garza's decision not to go after doctors.
All abortions in Texas have ceased for now due to confusion over whether the state’s pre-Roe ban can be enforced, or if the trigger law is the only legitimate legislation.
Advocates and politicians say they hope Texas’ ban on abortion will motivate voters. But they say they’ll need to emulate the strategies of the anti-abortion movement to reach long-term success.
The Democratic nominee faces an uphill battle in his challenge to Gov. Greg Abbott, and the Legislature is likely to remain under Republican control.
“We will not prosecute people who seek abortions or people who provide abortion services,” said Travis County District Attorney José Garza.
Gubernatorial candidate Beto O’Rourke hosted an event at Pan American Neighborhood Park in East Austin where he was joined on stage by other city and state leaders.
Abortions in Texas will soon be banned from the moment of fertilization. What else does the Roe v. Wade reversal mean for Texans?
Thousands of people took to the streets across the United States Friday after the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. More protests are planned for Austin throughout the weekend.
Women who are pregnant or recently gave birth are twice as likely to die by homicide than any other cause of maternal mortality, most often at the hands of an intimate partner.
Texans who want abortions will soon have to travel over state lines, look beyond the U.S.-Mexico border or operate outside of the law, while others will carry unwanted pregnancies to term.
The Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade and end constitutional protection for abortion has sparked both celebration and outrage from Texas public figures.
The U.S. Supreme Court's ruling to overturn Roe v. Wade will have major impact on Texas, which has a trigger law banning abortions that goes into effect in 30 days.
Thursday’s hearing focused on strategies to prevent acts of violence along with better coordination between state and local agencies, non-governmental entities and law enforcement.
As temperatures in Texas continue to sore, concern surrounding the grid increases.