The Texas Supreme Court ruled that a sexual orientation and gender identity ordinance in Houston must be repealed or put on the ballot in November. Jonathan Saenz with Texas Values worked to stop the policy.
The Texas Supreme Court has ruled that the City of Houston must put the controversial LGBT rights ‘transgender bathroom’ bill up for a vote by the people or repeal the ordinance. Meanwhile the court suspended the law. Here’s the report from the Christian Post: … Houston’s controversial equal rights ordinance, known as HERO, will appear […]
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There is now near certainty that Houston's controversial equal rights ordinance, known as HERO, will appear on the November ballot, as Texas Supreme Court has suspended it, ruling that City Council must repeal it by August 24 or put it to popular vote.
Texas Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore The Texas Supreme Court Friday overturned the ruling of a district state court and said opponents of the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance (HERO) had gathered enough signatures to put it on the...Show More Summary
The ordinance must either be repealed outright or put to a public referendum in November election
In a startling and dubious ruling on Friday, the Texas Supreme Court held that Houston’s LGBT nondiscrimination ordinance must be put to a popular vote—or repealed. The decision effectively revives the vitriolic, acrimonious campaign against the ordinance. Show More Summary
Via the Houston Chronicle: The Texas Supreme Court ruled Friday that Houston City Council must repeal the city's equal rights ordinance or place it on the November ballot. The ruling comes three months after a state district judge ruled...Show More Summary
Former Texas governor Rick Perry on Wednesday took his critique of Donald Trump from blistering to thermonuclear. “Let no one be mistaken – Donald Trump’s candidacy is a cancer on conservatism, and it must be clearly diagnosed, excised and discarded,” he said at an event at the Willard Hotel in Washington. “…He offers a barking […]
While the death of activist Sandra Bland in police custody was initially ruled a suicide, a Texas prosecutor has vowed to investigate it as thoroughly as a murder would be, as there are still many unanswered questions.
Talent is currently being sought for the comedy web series “The Incident.” “The Incident,” is about employees who must deal with an over the top, very demanding boss at work. Several roles are being cast for this production, and auditions will be held July 29 in San Antonio, Texas. Show More Summary
(Photo: amanderson2) Tim Love, a Top Chef competitor and native of the blessed nation of Texas, explains in First We Feast what you must do to get a proper eating and drinking experience in Texas. The first is a principle that all visitors to Texas should keep in mind: You are always going to stand in some sort of line for great BBQ. Show More Summary
Opening our ears to the world: Pakistan: Exporting terror? (ABC Radio National – Big Ideas). Al-Jazeera has the video. Hard hitting debate with former head of the ISI, General Asa Durrani. Must listen. William Dalrymple on Pakistan (The New York Review of Books, from 2009). Show More Summary
This Texas gas station robbery attempt had a horrible outcome … for the masked robber after he came in contact with an off duty firefighter. The armed robber must have thought he was invincible … pushing the firefighter out of the w...
A Texas Republican demanded that Democrats apologize for the Confederate flag or “shut up” about it. GOP leadership – at the urging of Republican lawmakers from five former slave states – tried to remove language from an interior appropriations bill last week that would prohibit the Confederate...
A judge in Denton County, Texas comes as a contrast to the clerks who said "no" flat out. James DePiazza said that he will officiate same-sex marriages, but he comes with a catch: everyone must now sign a form noting his discontent.
Wow, are bigots still all kinds of butthurt that gay marriage — or, as we call it nowadays, marriage — is The Law? Apparently yes, even though that is SO last month! Some government employees whose jobs require them to issue marriage...Show More Summary
Between the DOJ, some law firm in Texas, and most of the rest of America, the airline industry is starting to take it on all sides. I mean, for an industry that’s never made money in its history, something must be up now that it is making money, right? Actually, no. Show More Summary
Malik Jefferson and Connor Williams set a high standard for Texas' freshmen during the spring. Now it's time for their teammates to follow suit during a crucial fall practice. So far, the reports about Texas' 2015 class have been glowing. Show More Summary
Texas's Attorney General Ken Paxton has released a letter with guidance that I suspect we will see around the country. The question is whether county clerks, county employees, justices of the peace, etc. must be compelled to issue a license for a gay marriage. Show More Summary