South Texas Women No Longer Have to Travel 200 Miles For Abortions

In the halcyon days of anti-choice insanity in Texas, lawmakers were able to gleefully shut down over half the abortion providers in the state, all the while claiming that they had women's best interests in mind. In south Texas, as a result, women who wanted to safely and legally terminate their pregnancies faced a… » 9/04/14 3:50pm 9/04/14 3:50pm

Texas Cops 'Swarm' School, Pray Over 'Possible Fetus' Found in Bathroom

Dallas police reportedly "swarmed" a high school after a "possible fetus" was found in the bathroom, and announced that they were treating the girl who apparently miscarried and then "abandoned" the fetus as a "suspect." They were also praying for her, said Dallas Police Major John Lawton. Well, isn't that nice. » 9/02/14 4:30pm 9/02/14 4:30pm

​Federal Judge Strikes Down "Disingenuous" Texas Anti-Abortion Law

Rejoice! A federal judge has just shut down parts of the HB2 devious and restrictive law that would have led to the closure of more than half of Texas' remaining clinics, deeming the rule "unconstitutional because it imposes an undue burden on the right of women throughout Texas to seek a pre-viability abortion." » 8/30/14 12:40pm 8/30/14 12:40pm

Navajo Boy Sent Home on First Day of Kindergarten for Having Long Hair

Oh, cool. A devastating end to a shithead summer. Five-year-old Malachi Wilson, a member of the Navajo Nation, was sent home from his first day at a Texas kindergarten for having hair that was deemed "too long." Wilson's mother, April, says that her son was devastated by the encounter. And, seeing as Wilson keeps his… » 8/29/14 3:50pm 8/29/14 3:50pm

​Rick Perry Has Been Indicted on Two Felony Charges

Yesterday, a grand jury in Travis County, Texas, indicted animatronic grizzly bear/"abortion-mill" truther Governor Rick Perry on two felony counts of "Abuse of Official Capacity" and "Coercion of Public Servant." I guess that's what happens when you cut off funding from a state corruption investigation team,… » 8/16/14 12:00pm 8/16/14 12:00pm

Houston Mayor: Severe Texas Abortion Law Puts Women's Lives At Risk

This morning, a U.S. district judge heard closing arguments in the legal battle over the newest round of Texas' insanely and needlessly severe abortion restrictions. If they're upheld, they'll shut down all but seven abortion providers in the state. Texas women will be totally fucked — a fact the Houston city council… » 8/14/14 6:45pm 8/14/14 6:45pm

Pro-Life Activists Are Tracking License Plates of Abortion Patients

The groups NARAL Pro-Choice Texas and Progress Texas have obtained audio from a training session held by anti-abortion groups that reveals that those activists track patients, employees and doctors visiting and working at abortion clinics via license plates, physical descriptions and tax records. » 8/13/14 2:50pm 8/13/14 2:50pm

No, You Can't Just Pull Your Kids Out of School to Wait for the Rapture

A Texas court ruled last week that a pair of Christian homeschooling parents who stopped teaching their nine kids because they believed the Rapture was imminent (and everyone knows that the best thing about heaven is NOBODY QUIZZES YOU ABOUT THE BATTLE OF HASTINGS) are not, in fact, allowed to just do that. » 8/11/14 4:15pm 8/11/14 4:15pm

Hey, Idiots: Shutting Down Clinics Doesn't Make Abortion Go Away

It's been just over a year since Texas passed hideously severe (and not medically necessary) restrictions on abortion providers. In that time, over half of the clinics in the state have been forced to stop offering abortion services — however, the rate of abortion procedures in the state has only dropped 13 percent.… » 7/30/14 6:20pm 7/30/14 6:20pm

Texas Killer Broke Down Door, Tied Up and Shot Entire Family

A Texas man allegedly kicked down the door of his former in-laws' house, tied up the couple and their five children, and shot all of them in the head. The couple's 15-year-old daughter played dead until her ex-uncle left, then alerted police that he was on his way to murder her grandparents. Ron Haskell, 33, was… » 7/11/14 4:30pm 7/11/14 4:30pm

Texas Bra Shop Humiliates Trans Woman, Despite 'Inclusive Policy'

An Austin, Texas undergarments store is receiving quite the backlash over an allegation that it treated a trans Austinite very badly. According to the complainant, she was asked for ID stating she was female and told she needed to have had sex reassignment surgery in order to have the fitting. » 6/30/14 11:45pm 6/30/14 11:45pm

More Mass Immigrant Graves Found in Southern Texas

Over the last couple weeks, researchers have uncovered mass graves with the bodies of unidentified migrants who died attempting to enter the US in the Sacred Heart Burial Park in Brooks County, Texas. The shocking discovery was part of a volunteer effort to identify migrants who have died of exposure while trying to… » 6/22/14 2:50pm 6/22/14 2:50pm