Texas

A week after overturning Roe, the Supreme Court’s illegitimacy is already accelerating

By John Stoehr / June 30, 2022 /

Even Republican state legislators are ignoring it.

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Secession talk doesn’t mean political violence is coming. It means it’s already here. Thanks to SCOTUS, there will be more

By John Stoehr / June 23, 2022 /

Liberals need to see what’s in front of them.

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Fetal homicide laws pave the way for ‘fetal personhood’

By Mia Brett / April 15, 2022 /

These laws are ripe for criminalizing pregnant people. 

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Just ignore SCOTUS? The notion is not as radical as it sounds

By John Stoehr / March 22, 2022 /

Even after Ketanji Brown Jackson is confirmed, we’re still going to have the same rogue court. We’re running out of time and options.

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Texas says gender-affirming care is child abuse. It’s the latest in a history of states weaponizing child protective services

By Mia Brett / March 17, 2022 /

If it isn’t gender-affirming care, it’s something else.a

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A world without Roe is, for women, a world of social standing cut in half

By John Stoehr / January 18, 2022 /

“It always seems over-the-top to say women will be second-class citizens, but that will absolutely be the case.”

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Could Texas’ abortion vigilante law sabotage the open-carry goals of gun-rights groups? Justice Kavanaugh seems worried

By Mia Brett / November 5, 2021 /

A bizarre twist of fate.

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What is gerrymandering and why does a democracy allow it to be used to protect white power?

By Mia Brett / October 21, 2021 /

A legal history of congressional district map-making.

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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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