Texas

More Than Two Dozen FBI Agents Descend on Home of Texas Democrat Rep. Who Blasted Biden and Harris Over Border Crisis

What’s going on? More than two dozen FBI agents descended on Democrat Rep. Henry Cuellar’s Laredo, Texas home on Wednesday. The FBI was also present at Cuellar’s campaign office in Laredo. “Congressman Cuellar will fully cooperate in any investigation. He is committed to ensuring that justice and the law are upheld,” his office said. TRENDING:…

FBI Identifies Texas Synagogue Hostage-Taker as Malik Faisal Akram

The FBI has identified the man who took hostages at a Texas synagogue on Jan. 15 and was shot dead after an hours-long standoff as British national Malik Faisal Akram. Akram was shot and killed when an FBI SWAT team stormed the building of the Congregation Beth Israel near Fort Worth, Texas, at around 9…

The Science of the Men Who Get Pregnant in Texas

A person holds up a flag during rally to protest the Trump administration’s reported proposal to narrow the definition of gender to male or female at birth at City Hall in New York City, October 24, 2018. (Brendan McDermid/Reuters) Forgive the un-Christmas week post. (Though some of our much-beloved Christmas stories — A Christmas Carol…

Supreme Court returns Texas abortion case to appeals court

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has formally returned a lawsuit over Texas’ six-week abortion ban to a federal appeals court that has twice allowed the law to stay in effect, rather than to a district judge who sought to block it. Justice Neil Gorsuch on Thursday signed the court’s order that granted the request…

Newsom to Apply Texas Abortion Law Enforcement Mechanism to Curb ‘Assault Weapons’ Sales

Gov. Gavin Newsom speaks at Universal Studios Hollywood in Universal City, Los Angeles, Calif., June 15, 2021. (Mario Anzuoni/Reuters) California governor Gavin Newsom (D.) is strategizing to use the enforcement mechanism of a recently enacted Texas abortion law, which the Supreme Court allowed to survive on Friday, to curb the sale and circulation of “assault…

Texas School Board Member Publicized Personal Info of Parents Who Challenged Mask Mandate

( Vepar5/Getty Images) A member of the Fort Worth, Texas, school board’s Racial Equity Committee attempted to justify her decision to disclose the personal information of parents who challenged the district’s mask mandate in court. “Some people consider my actions doxxing,” Norma Garcia-Lopez, the committee’s co-chair, told the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. “It’s not doxxing when…

The Texas Attorney General Versus the Biden Administration

On August 7, 2021, I wrote about how states along our southern border could thwart the Biden (*) administration’s material support for the drug cartels and the crimes being committed by invoking the RICO Statute. The statute seems to address directly the various activities in which the administration has engaged over the last ten months at…

Justice Department Sues Texas over New Voting Law

Texas State Capitol in Austin. (CrackerClips/Getty Images) The Justice Department filed a lawsuit against Texas on Thursday over the state’s new voting law, arguing that several provisions included in the GOP-backed Senate Bill 1 are in violation of the Voting Rights Act and Civil Rights Act. The lawsuit claims that the measure, which was signed…

Teaching History in Texas | National Review

(gorodenkoff/Getty Images) In previous writing about the controversy over a Texas law on the teaching of history, I have insisted on a distinction between a teacher’s telling white students that they should feel guilty about racial injustice because they are white and a teacher’s causing some white students to feel such guilt as a by-product…

Texas Bill Bans Student Athletes from Competing against Opposite Sex

(photosbyjim/Getty Images) Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed a bill Monday mandating that transgender athletes participate in school sports teams corresponding to the biological sex listed on their birth certificate. The bill affects elementary to university-level athletics and will take effect in January. Representative Valoree Swanson, the bill’s sponsor, said earlier this month that it would…

Software Company Salesforce Offers to Relocate Texas Employees Over State’s Abortion Law

Software company Salesforce has offered to relocate Texas-based employees over the state’s new abortion law. Under the ‘Heartbeat Act,’ abortions as early as 6 weeks are banned after a fetal heartbeat is detected. The tech company’s offer was first reported by CNBC, then confirmed by Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff on Twitter. Ohana if you want…

Texas Pro-Life Organization HQ Evacuated Over Bomb Threat and Suspicious Package

The offices of Texas Right to Life and the buildings surrounding it were evacuated on Friday over a bomb threat and a suspicious package. The organization issued a statement on Saturday about the threat they received. Anti-Life activists tried to stop the new Texas Heartbeat Act. They failed. Now they set their sights on Texas…

“Clearly Unconstitutional” – AG Merrick Garland Announces Federal Lawsuit Against Texas Over “Heartbeat” Abortion Law (VIDEO)

“Clearly Unconstitutional” – AG Merrick Garland Announces Federal Lawsuit Against Texas Over “Heartbeat” Abortion Law (VIDEO) Tap here to add The Western Journal to your home screen.

“Election Integrity is Now Law in the State of Texas”

“Election Integrity is Now Law in the State of Texas” – Gov. Abbott Signs GOP Election Integrity Bill Into Law (VIDEO) Tap here to add The Western Journal to your home screen.

Satanic Temple Attacks Texas Abortion Law, Argues That it Violates Their ‘Religious Freedom’ to ‘Abortion Rituals’

Satanic Temple Attacks Texas Abortion Law, Argues That it Violates Their ‘Religious Freedom’ to ‘Abortion Rituals’ Tap here to add The Western Journal to your home screen.

Portland to Ban Texas Travel and Trade to Protest New “Heartbeat” Abortion Law

Portland City Council is moving to ban travel and trade of goods and services from Texas to protest the Lone Star state’s new “heartbeat” abortion law. The “heartbeat” law will effectively outlaw abortions in the state after 6 weeks and also gives any citizen – including those outside Texas – the right to take legal action against…

AZ Gubernatorial Candidate Kari Lake: “Well Done, Texas. ARIZONA IS NEXT”

AZ Gubernatorial Candidate Kari Lake: “Well Done, Texas. ARIZONA IS NEXT” – Calls On Ducey To Sign Arizona Heartbeat Law: “If My Predecessor Refuses To Sign It, I WILL DO SO IN A HEARTBEAT.” Tap here to add The Western Journal to your home screen.

Texas Congressman Goes SCORCHED EARTH on Republicans and Dems After House Committee Votes to Include Women in US Military Draft

Texas Congressman Goes SCORCHED EARTH on Republicans and Dems After House Committee Votes to Include Women in US Military Draft Tap here to add The Western Journal to your home screen.

Texas “Heartbeat” Law Takes Effect; Abortions After 6 Weeks ARE NOW ILLEGAL After SCOTUS Ignores Emergency Request to Block Law

BREAKING: Texas “Heartbeat” Law Takes Effect; Abortions After 6 Weeks ARE NOW ILLEGAL After SCOTUS Ignores Emergency Request to Block Law Tap here to add The Western Journal to your home screen.

Texas Legislature Passes Sweeping GOP Election Integrity Bill After Democrats Fled to DC in Failed Stunt

The Texas legislature on Tuesday passed the GOP election integrity bill after Democrats fled to DC in a failed stunt. The bill will add new ID requirements for mail-in voting and ban some early voting. The bill will head over to Governor Abbott’s desk for a signature in the next few days. The Associated Press…