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Open Carry Group Seeks Injunction Against City Of Arlington

Members 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.

07/07/2014

Same Sex Benefits Denied

Texas National Guard Denies U.S. Military Benefits For Gay Couples

The Texas National Guard refused to enroll a woman involved in a same sex relationship into the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System.

CBS 11–09/03/2013

Vicki Stark-Fitts pleaded guilty to participating in a pattern of racketeering activity that included conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine and murder Thursday before U.S. Magistrate Judge Keith Giblin. (credit: Orange County Sheriff’s Department)

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.

08/22/2013

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Texas School District Appeals Bible Banner Ruling

The 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.

05/28/2013

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AG: Same-Sex Marriage Benefits Unconstitutional

Texas 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.

04/29/2013

Supreme Court Expected To Rule On Obama's Health Care Act Tomorrow

Roe V. Wade Impact Still Felt Far Beyond Dallas, State

Forty 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.

01/22/2013

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A Rare Medium Well Done: 12.18.12

Seems 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.

12/18/2012

ACA supporters and protesters in front of the Supreme Court (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Opinion: The Supreme Court Is Back In DC And Controversy Is Sure To Follow

The 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.

10/02/2012

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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.

CBSDFW.COM–07/24/2012

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Opinion: Obama Gets Another Big Win From The Supreme Court

President Obama won big this week with the Supreme Court decisions on Obamacare and immigration. While Mitt Romney and the Tea Party couldn’t have had a worse week.

06/28/2012

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Federal Judge Orders Teachers To Apologize To Agnostic Texas Family

A judge in San Antonio has ordered two educators to apologize to an agnostic family in a lingering school prayer dispute.

03/20/2012

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Early American History Myths You Probably Believe

These early American history legends may be conventional wisdom, and some are even taught in school, but they definitely are not facts. The following myths originated from poems, stories that changed over time or historical […]

06/13/2011