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‘It was shocking… These Kids Are Incarcerated’ – Reporter Reveals Alarming Conditions Of Child Detention Facility

‘It was shocking… These Kids Are Incarcerated’ – Reporter Reveals Alarming Conditions Of Child Detention Facility

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit MSNBC reporter Jacob Soboroff went inside an over-crowded Texas shelter for detained migrant children and, though cameras were not permitted in the facility, Homeland Security released disturbing photos to a number of journalists. Soboroff appeared on Morning Joe and discussed the disturbing conditions he discovered inside the licensed […]

A Texas Native Weighs In On Hurricane Harvey, Trump And Climate Change

A Texas Native Weighs In On Hurricane Harvey, Trump And Climate Change

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit The following is an email sent to me by my online friend Terrence Robertson after I inquired about him and his family while Hurricane Harvey was raging. I thought it was well worth sharing with a wider readership. Disclaimer: The opinions expressed in this article are those of […]

Abstinence-Only Education Fail: Texas Sees High Rate Of Teen Pregnancies   

Abstinence-Only Education Fail: Texas Sees High Rate Of Teen Pregnancies   

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit Despite ample amounts of research and statistics proving that higher rates of teen pregnancies occur when there’s a lack of comprehensive sex education, Texas and other states still push abstinence-only education while also making contraception less accessible.  The University of Florida-Pensacola conducted a study examining the number of nationwide […]

Trump Threatens To ‘Destroy’ Senator’s Career To Help A Texas Sheriff 

Trump Threatens To ‘Destroy’ Senator’s Career To Help A Texas Sheriff 

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit Donald Trump offered to destroy the career of a senator who proposed a bill he didn’t like. On Tuesday morning, Donald Trump met with U.S. Sheriffs. Rockwall County, Texas Sheriff Harold Eavenson told Trump about a state senator who introduced a bill which would limit state’s laws on asset forfeiture. […]

Texas Makes it Easier for Children of Undocumented Immigrants to Get Birth Certificates

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit   On Monday, July 25th, 2016, the state of Texas passed legislation which will make it easier for undocumented workers to get birth certificates for their United States born children. The state agreed to do this by allowing more documentation options that these parents can more readily access, […]

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