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Truck Stop Owner Vows To Keep Up Fight For Tiger

A truck stop owner who has a tiger at his business says he will continue to fight to keep his big cat, despite losing a court challenge.

10/08/2013

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Texas Set To Enforce New Voter ID Law Next Week

Unless a federal judge intervenes, the South Texas city of Edinburg could be the first to enforce a new voter ID law next week, and lawyers will likely use the special election to gather evidence to strengthen lawsuits to block it in the future.

08/24/2013

Attorney General Eric Holder speaks during the 2013 America Bar Association (ABA) annual meeting on Aug. 12, 2013 in San Francisco, Calif. (credit:  Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Justice Department Suing Texas Over State’s Voter ID Law

The Justice Department said Thursday it will sue Texas over the state’s voter ID law and will seek to intervene in a lawsuit over the state’s redistricting laws.

08/22/2013

A newspaper is reporting that an East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office task force arrested at least 12 men since 2011 under a sodomy law that was invalidated a decade ago by the U.S. Supreme Court. (Ronaldo Schemidt/AFP/Getty Images)

At Least Twelve Men Arrested Under Invalid Sodomy Law

A newspaper is reporting that an East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office task force arrested at least 12 men since 2011 under a sodomy law that was invalidated a decade ago by the U.S. Supreme Court.

07/28/2013

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Texas AG: ‘I’ll Fight Obama’s Effort To Control Our Elections’

Attorney General Eric Holder announced Thursday the Justice Department is opening a new front in the battle for voting rights in response to a Supreme Court ruling that dealt a major setback to voter protections.

07/25/2013

People hold a giant rainbow flag during a demonstration to support gay rights. (Photo by JEFF PACHOUD/AFP/Getty Images)

Gay Rights Supporters Cheer After High Court’s Ruling

Supporters of same-sex marriage cheered as others wept openly after the Supreme Court’s decision to strike down federal law defining the marriage union as one between a man and a woman.

06/26/2013

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Mayor Parker Releases Statement On Voting Rights Act Ruling

On Tuesday, Houston Mayor Annise Parker released a statement regarding the Supreme Court’s ruling about the Voting Rights Act.

06/25/2013

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Texas Set To Execute 500th Inmate

On Wednesday, barring a reprieve, Kimberly McCarthy will become the 500th convicted killer in Texas to receive a lethal injection.

06/25/2013

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University President: Affirmative Action Ruling Will Have ‘No Impact’ On Admissions Policy

The U.S. Supreme Court ruling on affirmative action in higher education will have “no impact” on the University of Texas’ admissions policy, school president Bill Powers said Monday, noting UT will continue to use race as a factor in some cases.

06/24/2013

Texas Gov. Rick Perry addresses the 40th annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) on March 14, 2013 in National Harbor, Md. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Perry: ‘This Is A Very Unsettling Time In Our Nation’s History’

Gov. Rick Perry rallied opponents of gay marriage and abortion on Tuesday, calling for support for what he called traditional values on the same day the U.S. Supreme Court heard a challenge to California’s ban on gay marriage.

03/27/2013

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