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June 25 2014

surveyork
16:58
Texas Values president Jonathan Saenz agreed with a right-wing radio host that gay activists are trying to put Christians in concentration camps, asserting that the gay rights movement wants "to put people in jail" if they disagree with marriage equality and "the homosexual lifestyle."

August 11 2013

surveyork
02:03
A recently published study [1] by researchers at the University of Texas at Arlington found elevated levels of arsenic and other heavy metals in groundwater near natural gas fracking sites in Texas’ Barnett Shale.
New Study Finds High Levels of Arsenic in Groundwater Near Fracking Sites - ProPublica

May 23 2013

surveyork
01:00
A Texas judge has banned a lesbian couple from living together under a "morality clause" in one of the women's divorce rulings.

December 27 2012

surveyork
21:01

Target: Steven McCraw, Director of the Texas Department of Public Safety

Goal: Stop police officers from authorizing humiliating and violating unwarranted body cavity searches

December 25 2012

surveyork
01:38

May 28 2012

surveyork
05:28
The reason why we should care about her is this: The state of Texas is sentencing a young girl to a night of jail for being too emotionally and physically exhausted to go to school. The institutions that are to provide resources to youth and ensure justice are instead punishing her like a criminal and fining her $100.
surveyork
05:22

Diane Tran, a 17-year-old honor student in Texas, was forced to spend the night in jail last week after missing too many classes, KHOU-11's Sherry Williams reports.

The Willis High School junior, who helps support two siblings, has both a full time and part-time job. She said that she's often too tired to go to school.

March 16 2012

surveyork
04:35
The painful decision to terminate a pregnancy is now—thanks to Texas' harsh new law—just the beginning of the torment.
'We Have No Choice': One Woman's Ordeal with Texas' New Sonogram Law - The Texas Observer
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