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Voting While Innocent: Dallas County Must Do Better

Voting While Innocent: Dallas County Must Do Better

As an elected leader, our highest duty, and what we take an oath to do, is to protect the constitutional rights and freedoms of our constituents. One of the most fundamental of these is the right to vote. Most Texans agree that voting should be safe, easy, and...

Op-ed: Republicans Have Gone Too Far on Social Issues

Op-ed: Republicans Have Gone Too Far on Social Issues

It’s only been a few weeks since extremists on the Supreme Court rolled back abortion protections and Republicans are finally starting to see the consequences of their own actions.  Not only have these extremists targeted abortion rights but now they’re also...

Op-ed: Abortion is Inextricable From Voting Rights

Op-ed: Abortion is Inextricable From Voting Rights

From the moment I saw that positive pregnancy test, I knew that I didn’t want to be pregnant. I was a senior in a typical Texas high school, working a part time job at my local McDonalds, who, up to that point, was told how to act, think and believe. But at that...