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Tag Archives: Texas

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott Bans COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates

Gov. Greg Abbott

On Monday, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott issued an executive order banning COVID-19 vaccine mandates from being implemented by any “entity in Texas.” “No entity in Texas can compel receipt of a COVID-19 vaccine by any individual, including an employee or a consumer, who objects to such vaccination for any reason of personal conscience, …

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US Clears Encampment Of Haitian Migrants In Del Rio, Texas

Alejandro Mayorkas

There are no more migrants crowded under the Del Rio bridge in South Texas, Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas said Friday, days after viral images of Border Patrol agents using reins against Haitian migrants drew widespread condemnation. “As of this morning, there are no longer any migrants in the camp …

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Texas Bows To Trump; Announces 2020 Election Audit

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott

Texas has announced it is conducting an audit of the 2020 general election in four counties. In a brief statement on Thursday, the office of the state’s Secretary of State said they had the authority to conduct “a full and comprehensive forensic audit of any election” and has begun doing …

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Senator Susan Collins Won’t Back Abortion Rights Bill

Sen. Susan Collins

Senator Susan Collins (R-Maine) says she will not support Democrat’s Women’s Health Protection Act, an abortion rights bill “which would prohibit states from enacting restrictions on abortion through fetal viability,” according to the Los Angeles Times. It comes in response to a controversial Texas law banning abortion once cardiac activity is detected, which …

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Texas Doctor Sued Under State’s New Abortion Ban

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott

A Texas doctor has been sued under the state’s new six-week abortion ban. Dr. Alan Braid, a longtime physician in obstetrics and gynecology from San Antonio, wrote Sunday in an opinion piece in The Washington Post that he had performed an abortion outside of the legal window permitted in the law, …

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Rep. Ocasio-Cortez Raised Over $300K For Texas Pro-Choice Groups

AOC

Democratic Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has raised more than $300,000 for Texas abortion rights groups and health centers. 100 percent of the funds will go toward “organizations providing much-needed resources to folks seeking abortion care in Texas.” “The gutting of Roe v Wade imperils every menstruating person in the US, every person …

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