Texas Vigilante Abortion Law Resurrects Jim Crow-Era Tactic That Gives States Legal Cover
The statute raises grave issues about how states go about enforcing their policies. Will Texas voters appreciate that the state has resurrected a Jim Crow-era mechanism to avoid legal responsibility for its policies?
Where Things Stand: Abbott Is Latest GOPer To Boost Critical Race Theory Hysteria
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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) signed an anti-critical race theory bill into law on Tuesday, and Texas become the latest red state to adopt legislation that bans certain topics on race and racism from being discussed in the classroom.
Texas Looks To Give Camera-Toting Poll Watchers Free Rein Of Election Sites
Republican bills moving through the legislature will invite “vigilante voter suppression activities” against people of color, critics say.