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Court blocks Texas voter IDs - maybe

A federal appeals court ruled Wednesday that a Texas voter ID law, as written, discriminates against blacks and Hispanics.


Texans rally for marriage equality

Religious leaders from all over Texas rallied for gender equality on the north steps of the Texas Capitol on Feb. 17. 


Texas unionists ringing doorbells to oust Republican right

These union workers are determined to prevent a takeover of Texas by "the most radical, right wing Republican ticket ever.


Election Protection Coalition running radio campaign in Texas

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.


Ebola fear, monitoring ease for some in Dallas

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.


Texans hope to change things on Election Day

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.


Texans rally against ALEC, the right-wing stink tank

The "stink tank" is responsible for initiating and financing anti-union, privatization, racist, and anti-democratic state legislation throughout the nation.


Immigration activists arrested at civil rights meet

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."


Dallas coalition holds action day for immigration reform

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.


Texas MoveOn takes aim at ALEC

ALEC brings together right-wing politicians and big-money corporations to write and promote anti-worker legislation throughout the country.

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