Texas Is About to Elect a Complete Wackadoo as Its Lieutenant Governor

Hello Texas state residents, and any American human of voting age who has even an ounce of concern about the men and women elected to lead our nation: Texas is about to elect a living, breathing, Rush Limbaugh parody as its next Lieutenant Governor and every last one of us should be terrified. » 10/21/14 7:00pm Tuesday 7:00pm

Greg Abbott: Your Gay Marriage Will Cause Immoral Straight Baby Making

Texas Attorney General and gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott has proven once again that GOP politicians do not understand how the whole same-sex vs different-sex thing works: by seriously arguing that same-sex marriage bans somehow decrease "out of wedlock" births and that legalising same-sex marriage in Texas would… » 10/12/14 5:01pm 10/12/14 5:01pm

Horrifying: Teen Kills Mother, Has Sex With Corpse to 'Lose Virginity'

This is the most horrifying story I've read this week, and it's been a pretty horrifying week. 18-year-old Kevin Davis killed his mother, had sex with her corpse and then left his home on bicycle. He had also planned to kill his sister but told police "I had my fill of killing. It seemed a little much." » 10/11/14 2:34pm 10/11/14 2:34pm

​Women at Texas Immigrant Detention Center Allege Sexual Abuse

The Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund (MALDEF) has penned a letter to federal officials with US Immigration and Customs Enforcement and the Department of Homeland Security regarding horrible allegations that employees at a Southern Texas immigration holding center have been sexually abusing women… » 10/04/14 5:17pm 10/04/14 5:17pm

Rick Perry Uses Joan Rivers' Death to Justify Awful Texas Abortion Law

In a recent speech, America's least likable Reptoid Rick Perry drew an idiotic and completely specious parallel between the harsh and medically unnecessary abortion restrictions in his state and Joan Rivers' recent tragic death. If you were ever worried that anti-choice politicians had run out of stupid and offensive… » 9/22/14 3:50pm 9/22/14 3:50pm

'Paternalistic' Law Banning Upskirt Photos Thrown Out By Texas Court

The highest court in Texas just threw out a law banning "improper photography," saying that it violates the First Amendment. And so, once again, the free expression of putting a camera up a non-consenting woman's skirt trumps women's right to not have their genitals photographed by strangers. What a big win for… » 9/18/14 6:10pm 9/18/14 6:10pm

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