Texas is unlikely to adopt key provision of bipartisan federal gun bill | Houston Public Media

The bipartisan gun bill that is on a fast track through Congress and backed by U.S. Sen. John Cornyn includes new state grants to incentivize red flag laws, which allow judges to temporarily seize firearms from people who are deemed dangerous. That means it’ll be up to states as to whether they want to take … Read more

Texas GOP’s Swing to Far Right Cemented With Party Platform

Ten years ago, the Texas Republican Party used its platform to oppose teaching critical thinking in schools. In 2014, it declared homosexuality a chosen behavior contrary to God and endorsed “reparative therapy” to reverse it. By 2020, the party was ready to remind the world that “Texas retains the right to secede from the United … Read more