Supreme Court Says Veterans Can Sue Texas for Employee Discrimination

Supreme Court Says Veterans Can Sue Texas for Employee Discrimination

Federal law protects the rights of military service members when they return from active duty. In particular, it protects their right to be reintegrated into civilian life by giving them the necessary tools to do so. This is why there are specific laws governing how returning military members can be hired through certain federal programs […]

Texas Steps on the First Amendment of the Constitution

Texas Steps on the First Amendment of the Constitution

Texas law SB-8 effectively makes all abortions illegal after six weeks, usually when a fetal heartbeat can be detected. With this law, the state’s legislature and governor effectively stepped on the 1st Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. Since the law took effect on Sept. 1, 2021, several legal maneuvers have been brought forth. Abortion clinics […]

Federal Judge Halts Enforcement of Texas Abortion Ban

Federal Judge Halts Enforcement of Texas Abortion Ban

U.S. District Judge Robert Pitman of Austin granted a temporary injunction against Texas’ recent law that virtually bans abortion. Beginning Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2021, the state is ordered to halt the enforcement of Senate Bill 8 (SB8), which essentially prohibits abortions once the “fetal heartbeat” is detectable, about six weeks into a pregnancy. In his […]

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