Texas Voters Consider 7 Constitutional Amendments & Bond ProposalsThe polls in Texas open at 7 a.m. and voters will consider amendments to the state constitution -- in all there are seven propositions. Some North Texas cities are also asking voters to consider bond proposals.
Constitutional Convention Sparking Buzz, But Odds Still LongIt would be a historic move. The United States has not held a constitutional convention since Washington himself led the original proceedings in Philadelphia in 1787.
Supreme Court Will Decide Gay Marriage This TermSetting the stage for a potentially historic ruling, the Supreme Court says it will decide whether same-sex couples nationwide have a right to marry under the Constitution.
Open Carry Group Seeks Injunction Against City Of ArlingtonMembers of Open Carry Tarrant County have taken the City of Arlington to court, to challenge the city’s new ordinance that prevents them from passing out literature with their guns in plain view.
Texas National Guard Denies U.S. Military Benefits For Gay CouplesThe Texas National Guard refused to enroll a woman involved in a same sex relationship into the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System.
White Supremacist Pleads Guilty To Racketeering Federal prosecutors say a 49-year-old woman has pleaded guilty to her role in a criminal enterprise that orchestrated a killing and distributed methamphetamine in East Texas.
Texas School District Appeals Bible Banner RulingThe district says it wants the 9th Texas Court of Appeals in Beaumont to clarify whether the Kountze High School cheerleaders have a free speech right to include the religious messages.
AG: Same-Sex Marriage Benefits UnconstitutionalTexas Attorney General Greg Abbott has issued an opinion stating that local governments and school districts that offer marriage benefits to same-sex partners are violating the state constitution.
Roe V. Wade Impact Still Felt Far Beyond Dallas, StateForty years ago today the United States Supreme Court ruled on arguably the higest-profile case ever to come out of Dallas County. Jane Roe, et al. v. Henry Wade, District Attorney of Dallas County - more commonly known as Roe v. Wade.
A Rare Medium Well Done: 12.18.12Seems cut and clear. Not many superfluous words. Broken down it means: there will be a structured military and the citizens may own and brandish guns. This has been an entry in our constitution that generates and navigates the hot current of emotion.
Opinion: The Supreme Court Is Back In DC And Controversy Is Sure To FollowThe Supreme Court justices are back in Washington, D.C., and after the stunt Chief Justice John Roberts pulled three months ago with the Obamacare ruling, I would prefer it was Diana Ross, Florence Ballard, and Mary Wilson coming into town instead.
Fort Worth City Council Approves New Redistricting Map The Fort Worth City Council has approved a council-redistricting plan, but the vote was not unanimous. Critics argue the new plan completely ignores the booming Hispanic populations in the southern and central portions of Fort Worth.