Bill Would Expand, Limit Open Carry In TexasThe owner of Targetmaster Indoor Shooting Center in Garland is against a new bill that would make licensing to carry a handgun, required education classes and fees -- optional.
What Could Happen To The President-Elect After The Election?Congress can only impeach a sitting President and not a president-elect, unless that person previously held federal office. There are questions about whether a sitting President can be prosecuted for a crime while still in office.
Justices Hear Dispute Over Obama Immigration ActionsThe Supreme Court is taking up an important dispute over immigration that could affect millions of people who are living in illegally in Texas and across the country.
Supreme Court Weighs Constitutional Claim In Sentencing DelayThe Supreme Court is considering whether a delay in imposing a prison sentence violates the Constitution's right to a speedy trial.
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.