Abortions are legal in Texas, rules federal judge again

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton’s cat-and-mouse game over reproductive rights amid the COVID-19 pandemic continues. On Thursday, a federal judge — once again — halted the state’s temporary ban on abortions, with some conditions. Paxton and Gov. Greg Abbott kicked...

Texas economy reels from COVID-19, oil price war

On Tuesday, State Comptroller Glenn Hegar said that Texas is already in a recession. “I know that we are unfortunately in a recession,” said Hegar. “I just don’t know how deep it’s going to be.” This is a stunning admission for a state that has become known for its...

Private ownership of tigers remains a serious issue in Texas

Rep. Henry Cuellar, a Democrat from Texas, announced on Monday that he is co-sponsoring the Big Cat Public Safety Act. The legislation would tighten restrictions regarding the private ownership, exhibition, and breeding of big cats like lions, tigers, and jaguars. ...

All masks are not created equal.

All masks are not created equal.

The Center for Disease Control (CDC) recently recommended people should start wearing masks to protect themselves from contracting COVID-19 through airborne spread.  This new recommendation, like all things fresh, spurred a lot of creative minds to start...