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Texas judge rules employers not required to cover HIV prevention drugs

Federal judge says employers don’t need to cover PrEP drugs if it violates companies’ religious beliefs A federal judge in Texas has ruled that employers…

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Conservative Texas phone company fueling extremist takeover of schools

Patriot Mobile, a ‘Christian conservative wireless provider’, is targeting school board elections to push its far-right agenda A conservative Texas-based phone company is planning a…

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The Newest Drought Victim in Texas: Cotton

As droughts continue to sweep across the United States, Texas is in a precarious position. The state’s incredibly dry conditions are taking a toll on…

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Christian women must now burn their pants, says Texas preacher (video)

A Christian preacher doesn’t think keeping women barefoot and pregnant in a post-Roe Vs. Wade world is enough — he’s now telling women to burn…

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Drought reveals new dinosaur tracks in Texas

A drought that has turned vast swaths of the American West into a tinderbox has uncovered another discovery in Texas — dinosaur tracks. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/drought-reveals-new-dinosaur-tracks-texas-rcna44533…

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Alarm over Texas law forcing schools to display ‘In God We Trust’ signs

Civil rights advocates say it ‘imposes religion’ as new law requires public campuses to display any donated items bearing that phrase Civil rights advocates are…

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Democratic cities in Texas push to blunt impact of state’s abortion ban

Blue cities aim to pass bills to protect those who receive and provide abortions: ‘The fight starts locally’ Across Texas, Democratic-held cities are galvanizing to…

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Woman fires gun into ceiling at Dallas Love Field airport and is shot by police officer

Shots reportedly rang out at Dallas Love Field on Monday and at least one person is hospitalized, authorities said. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/shots-reportedly-fired-dallas-love-field-airport-least-one-person-hosp-rcna39868 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out…

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Beto O’Rourke raises Democrats’ hopes again in Texas

Once again, a buzz is growing around Beto O’Rourke. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/2022-election/beto-orourke-raises-democrats-hopes-texas-rcna39593 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was…

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‘Dead bodies’ and dump sites draw DOJ civil rights probe of Houston

The Justice Department opened an investigation against the city of Houston on Friday to determine whether complaints of illegal dumping — including dead bodies and…

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Can the fragile Texas power grid handle a cryptomining gold rush?

Record-breaking heat has pushed the Texas power grid to the brink. It’s also stirring opposition to the energy-guzzling crypto miners who’ve flocked there. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/crypto/can-fragile-texas-power-grid-handle-cryptomining-gold-rush-rcna15726…

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There were 400 cops at Uvalde waiting, cowering and roughing up locals who wanted them to save the children

There were at one point 400 cops lurking as last month’s mass shooting of children and teachers at an elementary school un Uvalde, Texas, reports…

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Texas school board official proudly describes firing a high school principal for standing against racism

After Dr. James Whitfield, Colleyville High School’s first Black principal, wrote a letter to the school community about police brutality in the wake of the…

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Texas sues Biden administration over requiring abortions in medical emergencies

Texas filed a lawsuit against the Biden administration arguing that a directive for medical providers to offer abortions in emergency situations was unlawful. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/politics-news/texas-sues-biden-administration-requiring-abortions-medical-emergencie-rcna38288…

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Texas blocks court order allowing clinics to perform abortions after Roe v Wade

Across the US, there is confusion and scrambling due to the ‘unknown and murky’ legal environment The Texas supreme court has blocked a lower court…

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First Thing: at least 46 people found dead in Texas trailer truck

Further 16 people in hospital after tragedy in San Antonio. Plus, Louisiana judge blocks abortion ban Don’t already get First Thing in your inbox? Sign…

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The city of Austin raises minimum wage for city employees to $22

The conversation around raising the minimum wage has intensified over the last decade. With the dollar’s purchasing power shrinking every year, millions of Americans are…

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Texas GOP’s new platform calls gay people ‘abnormal’ and rejects trans identities

The Texas Republican Party unveiled its official position on LGBTQ issues over the weekend, defining homosexuality as an “abnormal lifestyle choice” and also Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/nbc-out/out-politics-and-policy/texas-gops-new-platform-calls-gay-people-abnormal-rejects-trans-identi-rcna34530…

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Texas school shooting: heavily armed police with ballistic shields were there ‘within 19 minutes’

Timeline published in local news reports suggests police in Uvalde had ability to confront gunman far earlier during May attack in which 21 died Multiple…

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Pussy Riot protest abortion rights at Texas State Capitol demonstration

A campaign for abortion rights. The post Pussy Riot protest abortion rights at Texas State Capitol demonstration first appeared on Far Out Magazine. Source: https://faroutmagazine.co.uk/pussy-riot-protest-abortion-rights-texas-capitol/…

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US Justice Department to review response to Texas school shooting

Accounts of police response to school shooting that left 19 children and two adults dead have flip-flopped wildly. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2022/5/29/us-justice-department-to-review-response-to-texas-school-shooting Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this…

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Nineteen students and two adults killed in Texas elementary school shooting

The school had children who were in second, third and fourth grade, a police spokesperson said The gunman, identified by Governor Greg Abbott as an…

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