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Supreme Court To Decide Texas Execution Drug Case

The U.S. Supreme Court will be asked to halt Thursday’s execution of a Texas serial killer whose attorneys are challenging the state’s refusal to release information about where it gets its lethal injection drug.

04/03/2014

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2nd Suit Filed Challenging Texas’ New Abortion Law

An advocacy group filed another federal lawsuit Wednesday challenging a new provision in Texas’ tough restrictions on abortion, less than a week after a federal appeals court reversed a previous suit and found that the stricter limits don’t impose an undue burden on women’s health.

04/02/2014

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SCOTUS Bypasses Farmers Branch Immigration Rental Case

The Supreme Court will not hear arguments regarding the ban that would prevent illegal immigrants from renting housing in Farmers Branch.

CBS 11–03/03/2014

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Judge Hears Challenge Of Texas’ Gay Marriage Ban

Attorneys for two same-sex couples have faced off with the Texas attorney general’s office over whether a federal judge should lift the state ban on gay marriage.

02/12/2014

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Woman Set To Be Executed In Texas For 1998 Killing

A woman convicted of torturing and killing a mentally impaired man she lured to Texas with the promise of marriage was scheduled to be executed Wednesday in a rare case of a female death-row inmate.

02/05/2014

Child Pornography

Child Porn Victim Restitution Case Involves Texas Man

A woman whose childhood rapes by her uncle, an east Texas man, were captured on camera and widely traded on the Internet wants the Supreme Court to make it easier for victims of child pornography to receive restitution.

01/20/2014

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

Supreme Court Lets Texas Abortion Law Stay

A new abortion law will stay in effect in Texas after the U.S. Supreme Court refused to intervene. Liberal justices wanted to block the law until the appeals process was finished.

11/20/2013

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

Supreme Court Refuses To Block Texas Abortion Restrictions

On Tuesday the United States Supreme Court announced it refuses to block Texas abortion restrictions.

11/19/2013

The abortion drug Mifepristone, also known as RU486, is pictured. (credit: Phil Walter/Getty Images)

High Court Ends Okla. Bid To Limit Drug Abortions

The Supreme Court will not review an Oklahoma court ruling that struck down a state law limiting drug-induced abortions.

11/04/2013

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Planned Parenthood Wants Supreme Court To Block New Texas Abortion Laws

Planned Parenthood asked the Supreme Court Monday to place Texas’ new abortion restrictions on hold.

11/04/2013

WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 10: Diane Robertson Braddock wears a necklace with the image of her sister, Carole Robertson, who was one of the four young girls who were killed in the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing during a ceremony to award the girls with the Congressional Gold Medal at the U.S. Captiol September 10, 2013 in Washington, DC. Denise McNair, Addie Mae Collins, Carole Robertson, and Cynthia Wesley were killed September 15, 1963 when members of the Ku Klux Klan bombed the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama. The medal honors the girls' sacrifice and how it served as a catalyst for the Civil Rights Movement. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Alabama Church Marks 50th Anniversary Of Bombing

An Alabama church is marking the 50th anniversary of Ku Klux Klan bombing that claimed the lives of four young black girls.

09/15/2013

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NAACP LDF To Join Federal Lawsuit Over Texas Voter ID

The NAACP has asked to join the Justice Department’s lawsuit to overturn the voter ID law in Texas.

08/27/2013

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