The Texas Alliance for Life's annual rally is held in opposition to the 1973 landmark Supreme Court decision Roe v Wade concerning abortion.
Threats of violence leading up to Inauguration Day thankfully didn't materialize but this doesn't mean the beefed up security is going away.
The FBI warned of possible armed protests at state capitols but on Inauguration Day most of those who showed up at the Texas State Capitol supported the new president and vice president.
The first effort to reinstate the ban was ruled invalid back in August, and they decided to try again starting December 1.
The Austin Police Department is providing a briefing to discuss its plans for any potential threats that may happen on Inauguration Day.
With the Inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden one day away, security is extremely tight at the Texas Capitol.
Armed DPS troopers are guarding the Texas State Capitol as a precaution after the FBI warned all 50 state capitals of possible armed protests.
Demonstrators at the Texas State Capitol, most of them with the "boogaloo" movement, said they came to advocate for Second Amendment rights.
Many visitors from out of town and out of state stopped at the Texas State Capitol, which was closed off by DPS as plans of armed protests circulate.
Texas DPS says they will be at the State Capitol until at least January 20th out of an abundance of caution after the FBI statement.
Texas DPS says the closure is "out of an abundance of caution" due to reports of planned armed protests at the Texas State Capitol this week.
Supporters of President Donald Trump are gathering at the State Capitol to rally and voice their concerns over the election results.
“The Capitol and Capitol Complex are closed to the public effective immediately,” the agency said in a statement attributed to Freeman Martin, the agency’s deputy director of homeland security operations.
The entire complex was put into lockdown back in the middle of March, but Tuesday, the massive doors leading inside the main building constantly swung open.
Gov. Greg Abbott delivered remarks at the Texas Capitol Menorah Lighting Ceremony Thursday evening.
The governor's plan would establish state control between the lake and 32nd Street and I-35 to Lamar or Mopac. That stretch includes UT, the Capitol, the Governor's Mansion and the downtown business district.
FOX 7 Austin teamed up with the Downtown Austin Alliance to help spread a little holiday cheer this season.
Instead of three lanes on each side, Congress Avenue has now shrunk down to two to make room for the bike lanes.
The crash happened near Riverside Drive on I-35 Northbound approaching Cesar Chavez Street/Exit 234 with stopped traffic back to Slaughter Lane.
The stroll kicks off Nov 28 & will last until the end of the year, allowing the community to enjoy the holiday season in a safe & socially distant manner.