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Judge Clears Way For Removal Of Jefferson Davis Statue From UT Campus

The University will move Davis to the campus Briscoe Center history museum, which also houses one of the nation’s largest archives on slavery.

08/28/2015

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Federal Court Rejects Condemned Inmate’s Racial Appeal Claim

A federal appeals court has rejected an appeal from a Texas death row inmate whose supporters contend was sentenced unfairly because of his race.

08/20/2015

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Texas Officials Amend Death Certificate To Reflect Gay Union

State officials say they’ve complied with a court order and amended the death certificate of a man to include the name of his same-sex spouse.

08/07/2015

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Dallas Churches Miles Apart On Same-Sex Decision

CBS11 went to two very different church services on the first Sunday since the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling legalizing same-sex marriage.

06/28/2015

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Texas AG Says County Clerks Don’t Have To Issue Marriage Licenses To Gay Couples

“Numerous lawyers stand ready to assist clerks defending their religious beliefs… and I will do everything I can from this office to be a public voice for those standing in defense of their rights.”

06/28/2015

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Dozens Of Same-Sex Couples Get Marriage Licenses In Tarrant County

Sharon Nelson and Debbie Clark had tears of joy in their eyes as they walked out of the Tarrant County Clerk’s office with a marriage license.

06/26/2015

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State GOP Weighs In On Same-Sex Marriage Legalization

ā€œIā€™m disappointed that the rule of law and respect for the moral fabric of America has been cast aside by U.S. Supreme Court today,” said the chairman of the Republican Party of Texas.

06/26/2015

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U.S. Supreme Court Clears Way For Same-Sex Marriage

Same-sex couples in Texas may soon obtain marriage licenses following Friday’s landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling that legalizes gay marriage nationwide.

06/26/2015

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Texas County Clerks Prepare For Rush If Gay Marriage Legalized

All eyes are on the U.S. Supreme Court this morning since same-sex marriage is among the five cases still to be decided. But the Texas AG has a message for offices preparing to issue marriage licenses ā€“ not so fast!

CBSDFW.COM–06/26/2015

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North Texans Cheer, Reject Supreme Court Ruling Upholding Affordable Care Act

The Supreme Court ruled the exchanges set-up by the federal government in states like Texas that didn’t set up their own exchanges are part of the law.

06/25/2015

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Supreme Court Upholds Obamacare & Housing Discrimination Laws

The Supreme Court has upheld the nationwide tax subsidies under President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul, in a ruling that preserves health insurance for millions of Americans.

06/25/2015

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US Supreme Court Won’t Hear Texas Whooping Crane Appeal

The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to consider a ruling that found Texas was not directly responsible for the deaths of 23 endangered whooping cranes.

06/23/2015

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