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Gay Couples in Texas Refused Right to Marry by Judge

Gay Couples in Texas Refused Right to Marry by Judge

250 people gathered at the Texas Capitol Monday, in support of traditional marriage. The event was headlined by Justice Roy Moore, an Alabama Supreme Court Chief. Moore is not shy about opposing gay marriage. He has given Alabama probate judges instructions to refuse to issue gay couples marriage licenses. This is despite the federal ruling […]

Supreme Court Case About Free Speech More Than License Plates

Supreme Court Case About Free Speech More Than License Plates

Who would have thought license plates could be so controversial? A lawsuit currently being reviewed by the United States Supreme Court concerns Texas license plates promoting the Confederacy, but the free speech ramifications and issues in the case make it about much more. The high court began looking at the difficult free speech issue today. At issue […]

Bullied Lizzie Velasquez From Victim to Victor [Video]

Bullied Lizzie Velasquez From Victim to Victor [Video]

Lizzie Velasquez is 5’2” and 60 pounds at 26. She was born eight weeks early and weighed two pounds. The doctors told Lizzie’s parents that there was a probability that she would not crawl, talk or walk. Doctors could also not give Lizzie’s parents her life expectancy. Her parents thought she was the most beautiful […]

Execution in Texas: Lack of Drugs for Future Lethal Injections

Execution in Texas: Lack of Drugs for Future Lethal Injections

At 6:32 p.m. CT, Manuel Vasquez, a Mexican Mafia hitman was put to death in Texas by way of lethal injection. Vasquez was convicted of killing one Juanita Ybarra in 1998 because she didn’t pay his gang’s drug dealing tax. The full report will be posted on March 12 2015 through the Texas executions.org website. […]

Explosion at West Texas Oil Rig Kills Three

Explosion at West Texas Oil Rig Kills Three

A large explosion in an oil and gas field in West Texas has killed three people and injured one person, a spokesman for owner of Parsley Energy Inc. stated today. The explosion happened around 50 miles south of Midland, Texas. No other information regarding the incident or those who were killed and injured has been […]

Death Threats for Fireman Who Allegedly Shot Dogs, Posted on Facebook

Death Threats for Fireman Who Allegedly Shot Dogs, Posted on Facebook

A Hunt County, Texas, volunteer firefighter has been suspended and is receiving death threats after he allegedly shot his neighbor’s two dogs. A photo of the deceased dogs was then posted to the fireman’s Facebook account. The graphic photograph, posted by Tim Conatser of North Texas, depicts two dogs, one black and one yellow, lying […]

Fort Worth Police Involved in Deadly Shooting

Fort Worth Police Involved in Deadly Shooting

A police officer from Fort Worth, Texas was injured in an exchange of gunfire with a suspect which left that man dead. The incident took place in Southwest Fort Worth, on Hildring Drive on the 4800 block. Initial reports from witnesses indicate that the officer who was shot received a wound to the stomach, and […]

Texas Execution Is Carried Out

Texas Execution Is Carried Out

The state of Texas has carried out the execution of a man convicted of murder in the 1996 beating and strangling death of a woman. Robert Ladd was tried and convicted for the murder of Vicki Ann Garner and has been on death row since. He had twice appealed to the Supreme Court in attempts […]

Lincoln Memorabilia Goes for Over $800,000

Lincoln Memorabilia Goes for Over $800,000

Abraham Lincoln memorabilia was auctioned off in Dallas, Texas on Saturday with the collection eventually earning more that $800,000. People appear to be captured by the allure of the way certain important historical events unfold and the way they impact modern society. If this were not true, the approximately 177,000 students who earned bachelors in the […]

Firearms Cannot Be in Carry-on Bags

Firearms Cannot Be in Carry-on Bags

It is not a difficult concept, the notion that firearms are not allowed and cannot be in carry-on bags on planes. Yet, the Transportation Security Administration, also known as TSA, announced that more weapons were seized last year than ever. A total of 2,212 firearms were found in passengers’ luggage. A majority of these weapons […]

Same-Sex Marriage Back in Court

Same-Sex Marriage Back in Court

Same-sex marriages are back under fire in Texas, likely to end up being decided in the courts. New legislation has been introduced which would make provisions for the matter of same-sex marriages to not even be decided in court. Public funds are used to distribute marriage licenses for same-sex couples and to implement court orders […]

George H.W. Bush Spends Christmas Day in Hospital

George H.W. Bush Spends Christmas Day in Hospital

George H.W. Bush has spent his Christmas day in hospital, remaining in care at Houston Methodist Hospital in Texas. He has remained there for the past two days, after being admitted for extreme shortness of breath on Tuesday evening. He was kept for the night as a precaution, and is said to be still under […]

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