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.
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.
On Tuesday, Houston Mayor Annise Parker released a statement regarding the Supreme Court’s ruling about the Voting Rights Act.
On Wednesday, barring a reprieve, Kimberly McCarthy will become the 500th convicted killer in Texas to receive a lethal injection.
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.
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.
An estimated 3,000 people have marched on the state Capitol for an anti-abortion rally to mark the 40th anniversary of the Supreme Court decision legalizing abortion.
The Supreme Court says it will decide if a doctor’s discrimination lawsuit against a Texas medical center should be upheld.
The White House has responded to a petition to allow Texas to secede by saying the Founding Fathers who created the Union “did not provide a right to walk away from it.”
If you’re still looking for a reason to decide on which candidate to vote for, think about Obamacare and the fact that one report after another clearly shows that it’s going to cost the nation much, much more than originally stated by President Obama and his administration.