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Muslim student arrested, suspended after school assumes his homemade clock is a bomb

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America, where you can be creative as long as you’re white.
Flag of Texas, via Wikimedia Commons

STUDY: Texas’s voter ID law confused registered voters, likely decided 2014 congressional race

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The effects of voter ID laws are measured in more than just people who lack specific ID.
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Texas judge sentences man to marriage and Bible verses in lieu of jail time

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For this judge, the punishment for misdemeanor assault is a different kind of life sentence.
Voting rights protest, via Michael Fleshman / Flickr

Federal appeals court unanimously strikes down Texas’s voter ID law on narrow grounds

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The limited basis on which the law was struck down shows the need for an affirmative constitutional right to vote.
Screenshot from the first edited segment of the video, via Texas Department of Public Safety / YouTube

Dash cam footage showing Sandra Bland’s arrest was edited

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Texas: Where stable prisoners hang themselves and truck drivers can teleport.
Freed slaves fighting for the Union in the Civil War, via Wikimedia Commons

New Texas textbook will downplay slavery, omit KKK and Jim Crow

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It is an uniquely American phenomenon to allow individual states to deliberately mislead children.
Rainbow Texas, via Wikimedia Commons

Texas couple sues county clerk for refusing to issue marriage license

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They’re going to get married eventually. The only question is how inconvenient Texas wants to make it.
Rick Perry, the TRAP law enthusiast responsible for HB2, via Gage Skidmore / Wikimedia Commons

Abortion opponents in Texas backhandedly claim “pro-women” victory after latest TRAP law upheld

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Encouraging women to take unhealthy risks with their reproductive health is not “safe.”
Rick Perry, via AddictingInfo

A Texan pleads with Texas: We can do better

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Texas doesn’t have to be the craziest state in the Union.
Hillary Clinton, via Brett Weinstein / Flickr

Hillary Clinton to outline voting rights platform in Texas speech today

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Voting rights are shaping up to be a major issue in the 2016 campaign.
A rhetorical question, via Wikimedia Commons

Supreme Court to reconsider whether one person really does equal one vote

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Two Texans are arguing that illegal immigrants are diluting their voting power.
Louie Gohmert, via DonkeyHotey / Flickr

Less than half of Republican primary voters reject Jade Helm conspiracy theory

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76% of Rick Perry supporters think the government is trying to take over Texas.
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Texas bill would label citizens who receive Obamacare subsidies

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The latest in Texas’s continued struggle to make it harder for its citizens to get healthcare.
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