David Hogg Got People to Donate $10K to Post Up a Giant Trump Ted Cruz Tweet in Texas

One of the only things I enjoyed about the 2016 presidential election was how much everyone fucking hated Ted Cruz. Somehow, even with the tonsil stones, Zodiac killer rumors, and Craig Mazin tweets about Cruz’s college masturbation habits, Cruz managed to stay in the Republican primary race until the very end. But…

After Latest Blow to Voting Rights, Justice Sotomayor Warns of 'Serious Costs to Our Democracy' 

On Monday, the Supreme Court largely sided with Texas and North Carolina in cases challenging the fairness of their legislative maps. Per CNN, this means that officials will probably use those congressional district maps in the upcoming midterm elections, which is good news for racists and Donald Trump, and bad news…

After School Shooting, Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick Boldly Suggests... Door Control

  • Republicans, who have so far sought to address school shootings by offering prayers, arming teachers, equipping students with clear backpacks, and increasing security at schools, now have another strategy: limit the number of entryways (what Jezebel senior editor Joanna Rothkopf dubbed “door control”). In the wake of…
  • Daughter of TX Legislator Shares Personal Story of Being Forced to Bury the Remains of Her Miscarriage

    The Texas Observer has published a gruesome story about fetal burials, a practice mandated by many Catholic hospitals and, if Republican lawmakers have their way, state governments: A woman named Blake Norton, after miscarrying in 2015, was treated at Seton Medical Center Austin at the recommendation of her OB-GYN,…