Texas

Bothsidesing the Holocaust in Texas isn’t fringe. It’s the facade of GOP respectability falling off

By John Stoehr / October 15, 2021 /

First, Black people. Then women. Then Jews. It should all make sense.

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Death-threat squads harass voting administrators out of their jobs, clearing way for election theft. It’s a slow-motion coup

By Lindsay Beyerstein / October 13, 2021 /

“They’re playing the long game.”

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Federal judge stops Texas’ abortion vigilante law after dismantling it in written opinion

By Mia Brett / October 8, 2021 /

Robert Pitman is your new favorite person.

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Do the Democrats have the incentive to attack not only the court’s conservatives but the court’s legitimacy? It seems so

By John Stoehr / September 27, 2021 /

Let’s hope its polling slump is permanent.

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Let the Haitians in, all of them

By Richard Sudan / September 20, 2021 /

The United States owes them that much.

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Democrats in the Congress should enshrine abortion into law with even stronger protections

By Mia Brett / September 10, 2021 /

We need abortion rights based on equal protection rather than privacy or free exercise of the rights of physicians.

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No, Roe’s imminent demise won’t drive conservative white women away from the Republican Party

By John Stoehr / September 9, 2021 /

It will create new enemies, though.

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The Republican Party overplayed its hand in Texas

By Claire Bond Potter / September 9, 2021 /

A new abortion fight will mobilize a Democratic Party that has not foregrounded social policies so dramatically since 1965.

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Lawlessness is a feature of the Republican Party, not a bug

By John Stoehr / September 3, 2021 /

The five most conservative justices, and their allies in state legislatures, have devised a model for using a procedure called the “shadow docket” to weaponize lawlessness against court precedents they don’t like.

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Abortion is virtually banned in Texas. The upside? Roe still rules for now in the other 49 states

By Mia Brett / September 3, 2021 /

Overturning Roe would have affected national abortion coverage and abortion would have been immediately illegal in 13 states.

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