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Texas Democrats Run the Clock Out on Anti-LGBT Bill

Remember when Ted Cruz talked for over 21 hours against the Affordable Healthcare Act?  Well, Texas Democrats took a page out of his playbook and used similar tactics to end an anti-LGBT bill this week.

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Texas Ranks #2 in Least Use of Prescription Drugs in the Country

In a recent national study of prescription drug use, Texas ranked second in states with the least use of such drugs, coming in behind Alaska.

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Texas House Eliminates Abortion Ban Exceptions for Fetal Abnormalities

The Texas House of Representatives voted Thursday to remove exceptions to the abortion ban that would allow abortions after 20 weeks in cases of severe fetal abnormalities.

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Nearly 200 Texas Companies Join for LGBT Equality

Almost 200 companies across Texas, including 15 Fortune 500 companies, have joined together in a new organization in support of LGBT equality.

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Proposed Bill Limiting the Filming of Police Activity Dropped

Texas State Rep. Jason Villalba has announced he will drop his proposed legislation that would limit the ability to film police officers in the line of their duty.

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Texas Executes Fifth Inmate This Year

On Thursday, Texas prison officials carried out the execution of Kent Sprouse, convicted of the 2002 murder of Dallas police office outside of a convenience store.

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Rep. Molly White’s Staff Refuses Meeting with LGBT Activist

Controversial Republican lawmaker Molly White has made headlines again after her staff snubbed a meeting request by a gay-rights activist.

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Texas Man Gets Life Sentence after 10th DWI Conviction

64-year-old Bobby Gene Martin was sentenced to two life terms in prison after being convicted of his 10th DWI and threatening to retaliate against the arresting officer.

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