Religious leaders from all over Texas rallied for gender equality on the north steps of the Texas Capitol on Feb. 17.
These union workers are determined to prevent a takeover of Texas by "the most radical, right wing Republican ticket ever.
As voters head to the polls in the last days of early voting, Election Protection announced an important radio advertisement campaign focused on informing Texas voters about their rights.
Officials said 43 of 48 people on an original watch list have passed the 21-day maximum incubation period for the viral disease and are now in the clear.
In the Texas elections, the top of the ticket is generating hope and fear. The fear comes from the polls, which show Republicans from the far right maintaining solid leads.
The "stink tank" is responsible for initiating and financing anti-union, privatization, racist, and anti-democratic state legislation throughout the nation.
The protest, organized by United We Dream, was to "protect Martin Luther King Jr.'s dream of civil rights for all, including the immigrant community."
Pueblo Sin Fronteras, an immigrant rights group, and the Texas Organizing Project, which gets into any and all community issues, sponsored the activity, but the Dallas AFL-CIO banner was front and center.
ALEC brings together right-wing politicians and big-money corporations to write and promote anti-worker legislation throughout the country.
A deputy immobilized a Texas high school student on school grounds with a stun gun, leaving him hospitalized and in a coma. A coalition is asking to end use of "less-than-lethal weapons" in school districts statewide.