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  • September 4, 2021

GoDaddy shuts down Texas Pro-Life Group’s abortion tracking website

The GoDaddy Inc. company logo is displayed on a screen on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, March 2019. (Brendan McDermid / Reuters) Web hosting service GoDaddy announced Friday that it would no longer host an abortion tracking website created by Texas Right to Life to help enforce the…

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Where America’s Lost and Won Population Could Help Democrats Redistrict

With the release of block-level data from the 2020 census, we now have a much clearer picture of how and where the US population has grown and declined over the past 10 years. And while Republicans are largely setting the terms of the redistricting process that will follow from this announcement, the data shows a…

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Texas’ assault on transgender rights

Gage Skidmore / Flickr FOr just a moment in late May, ACLU of Texas defender Adri Perez felt able to breathe. A Republican-dominated state legislature had introduced about 30 anti-transgender bills. A bill limited the participation of trans people in youth sports. Another classified as “child abuse” gender affirming surgeries for youth. But the legislative…

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School kids win big victory over Governor Greg Abbott as Texas admits it can’t defend its mask ban

School children wear face masks while talking in a sculpture garden in the Museum District in Houston, Texas. In May, Texas Governor Greg Abbott issued an executive order “prohibit government entities in Texas, including counties, cities, school districts, public health authorities, or government officials, from requiring or requiring the use of masks. “In particular, Abbott…

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Texas House of Representatives reaches quorum with return of Democrats after 38 days

Texas State Capitol in Austin. (CrackerClips / Getty Images) The Texas House of Representatives reached a quorum Thursday for the first time in 38 days after 57 Democrats traveled to Washington, DC, last month to boycott and delay Republican election legislation. Democrats fled the state last month, hoping to hide on Capitol Hill and fight…

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Greg Abbott Begs Out-of-State Healthcare Workers Please, Please Come Mess With Texas

The construction team installs new tents outside the Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital in Houston. There is a strange phenomenon afoot, one that is sure to generate a lot of inside-out headlines on Politico and will be marked on Fox News by its absence. That phenomenon? States like Texas and Florida, where Republican governors have struggled…

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Texas Democrats flee state by private plane to stop integrity vote in Republican elections

On Monday, Texas Democrats fled the state on an unmasked flight from Texas to Washington DC to deny a quorum and prevent passage of a Republican-backed electoral integrity bill. And they brought Miller Lite beer with them on the bus to the airport. RELATED: Chris Wallace confronts Texas Governor Abbott on Republican voting law: ‘Is…

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