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5 States With Abortion Laws Similar To The One SCOTUS Struck Down

Sadly and unsurprisingly, Texas is not alone in their backwards and restrictive abortion laws.

Bronwyn Isaac |

Here’s What The SCOTUS Abortion Ruling Means For Reproductive Rights

Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt is such a big deal because Texas is far from the only state to institute anti-abortion laws disguised as public health initiatives.

Lauren Holter |

Wendy Davis Is Ready To Put On Her Sneakers And Run Again

Way back on June 25, 2013, former Texas Senator Wendy Davis rocked our world by spending 11 hours on her feet in a filibuster to block a restrictive abortion bill…

Jenni Miller |

A Grand Jury Declined To Indict Any Jail Employees In The Death Of Sandra Bland

After hearing eight hours of evidence in the case of Sandra Bland, a grand jury in Waller Count, Texas, has declined to indict any county jail employees in connection with her

Megan Reynolds |

Watch Texas Man And His Dog Get Rescued From Flooded Truck After Hurricane Patricia

In the wake of Hurricane Patricia which ravaged the Souteastern US, flash floods and heavy weather pummeled Houston early today.

One happy story to come out of it…

Katrin Higher |

Shia LaBeouf Arrested For Public Intoxication

Oh Shia! The girls at The Frisky have a soft spot for totally batshit former actor Shia LaBeouf.

A very drunk LaBeouf was in Austin, TX for an…

Katrin Higher |

Texas Mom Shocked By What Her Son’s Book Says About Slavery

The book suggests that slaves were basically just immigrant workers.

Robyn Pennacchia |

Clock-Making Student Ahmed Mohamed Invited To The White House By POTUS Himself

Man, Ahmed Mohamed sure is having a wild week. On Monday, the Texas ninth grader was interrogated and then arrested for building an electronic clock from scratch that his dumbfuck…

Amelia McDonell-Parry |

9th Grade Muslim Boy Arrested For Building A Clock That His Teacher Decided Might Be A Bomb

Meet Ahmed Mohamed, a ninth grader living in Irving, Texas. Ahmed loves playing around with electronics and on Monday, he managed to do something seriously cool: he built a clock…

Amelia McDonell-Parry |

Texas Man Gets Hurt After Armadillo’s Rock Hard Shell Ricochets Bullet

Sorry not sorry east Texas man who was trying to shoot an Armadillo (why??).

A man in Marietta, Texas, was wounded after he fired his gun at an…

Katrin Higher |

The Soapbox: Spreading Unsubstantiated Theories About Sandra Bland’s Death Won’t Bring Her Justice

Though there has been plenty of sound reporting on the facts of the case, there has also been no shortage of conspiracy theories circulating the internet — including one that

Tiffanie Drayton |

Texas Authorities Are Seriously Trying To Imply Marijuana May Have Contributed To Sandra Bland’s Alleged “Suicide”

Let me just start this post off by saying FUCK YOU to CNN and MSNBC, two news networks that chose to cut away from today’s press conference on the pathological…

Amelia McDonell-Parry |

Dash Cam Video Of Sandra Bland’s Arrest Has Been Doctored

Last night, following the press conference in which authorities confirmed that Sandra Bland’s death is being investigated as a homicide, dash cam video of the traffic stop and arrest was

Amelia McDonell-Parry |

State Trooper Who Arrested Sandra Bland Was Hardly A “Model” Police Officer [UPDATED]

This post has been updated with the dash cam video of Bland’s arrest, as well as details from the press conference held this evening.

Tiffanie Drayton |

Dash Cam Video Of Sandra Bland’s Traffic Stop Shows She Was Arrested After State Trooper Told Her To Put Out Her Cigarette

It has been a week since Sandra Bland, a 28-year-old Black woman who was arrested after a routine traffic stop in the Houston area, was found dead in her jail

Amelia McDonell-Parry |

What Happened To Sandra Bland?

Sandra Bland, 28, who was pulled over for a minor traffic violation last Friday in Waller County, Texas, and then arrested and booked for assault on a police officer. On…

Amelia McDonell-Parry |

Surprise! Texas Pastor Won’t Set Himself Aflame Because Of Marriage Equality After All

Oh shucks. The Texas Ex-Pastor Rick Scarborough who said he would light himself on fire if SCOTUS passed marriage equality, now says he won’t do it. What a wuss.

Katrin Higher |

New Gun Law: Texas Handgun Owners Will Now Be Able To Prominently Display Their Dicks…I Mean Guns In Public

A new law was signed into legislation on Saturday in Texas, ensuring that handgun owners will be able to proudly and openly display there firearms in public – including on…

Katrin Higher |

Homecoming Queen Killed By Texas Flood Is Mocked By Asshole Atheists For Believing In God

The Daily Beast reported on tragedy yesterday: Homecoming Queen Alyssa Ramirez lost her life after a flood in Texas swept her car away on her way home from prom. The…

Tiffanie Drayton |
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