The office of Texas Republican Attorney General Ken Paxton, who just appeared in court on securities fraud charges, immediately put a stop to a judge’s injunction against Texas’ inhumane abortion law, making it very clear that the goal of the abortion ban is to punish and intimidate, rather than to save lives.
The Republican Party of Texas is in panic mode. Shocked by the results of the 2018 midterm elections that saw the GOP lose a record number of seats in the House, and by the close race that saw incumbent Sen. Ted Cruz (R) almost lose his seat to rising star Beto O’Rourke (D), the Texas…
“Republican lawmakers rushed the voter ID law without the usual committee analysis and debate… to provide an Anglo partisan advantage.”
“We conclude that that SB 14 has a discriminatory effect on minorities’ voting rights in violation of Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act.”
“The only solution to the current situation is for Texas to threaten to secede. Then Washington will start cleaning up its act.”
A brand-spanking new report conducted and released by the Texas Policy Evaluation Project, a noted research group out of the University of Texas, Austin, the state’s anti-abortion laws are hurting women and prohibiting from making their own reproductive health choices which is, after all, the goal of evangelical Republicans.
Marriage equality has been banned in Texas since 2005, so immediately after the ruling on Friday, the Executive Director of Progress Texas put out a statement warning, “Texas Republicans must comply with marriage equality ruling”.
It is true that all Republicans are blatant hypocrites, but now that go-it-alone awesome Texas experienced a little anthropogenic climate change weather, the Lone Star State’s Republicans, both tea party and mainstream Republicans alike, are demanding some of those hated “federal government handouts” they oppose for other Americans whether it is for food, housing, healthcare, or disaster relief.