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East Texans are now offered the opportunity to learn sign language for free. Clarkston Elementary from Tyler ISD offers a free course that will teach participants the basics of American Sign Language. Clarkston Elementary teacher Emily Woodbury said due to a high deaf population there needs to be greater proficiency in American Sign Language. “Everyone …

Local organizations continue their fight for women’s rights to health care as two new state laws seek to protect the life of the unborn child. Medical providers, who are already fighting Senate Bill 8 that allows citizens to sue anyone who receives or performs an abortion after six weeks, are now fighting Senate Bill 4. …

BROWNSVILLE, Texas (ValleyCentral) — Housing experts said home prices continued to soar while the median wage remained the same. Housing organizations across the state are calling on the state of Texas to donate $5 billion for more affordable housing. Former Santa Rosa coach convicted in child molestation case “We don’t see tent cities under the …

Texas lawmakers are seeking to create two new congressional districts in the Austin and Houston areas, according to a proposed division plan released on Monday. The map, which was proposed by State Sen. Joan Huffman (R), would effectively lock in the Republicans’ longstanding advantage in Texas for another decade, reducing the number of competitive districts …

It comes after another abortion law gained national attention for banning abortions in Texas after six weeks of pregnancy. TEXAS, United States – This month, a new Texas abortion law gained national attention because it banned abortions in the state after six weeks of pregnancy. Now there is another bill that has come into force …

Editor’s note: This story previously twisted what the law required a plaintiff to prove in court in order to sue a company whose employee caused injury or death in a collision. This has been corrected below. AUSTIN (KXAN) – On her lunch break after her teaching job in South Austin, Christina Sauceda was on her …

In the second full week of September, 953 crimes were recorded in Fort Worth, according to a Star-Telegram map created with police department data the city released. The five most frequently recorded crimes were theft (143), assault (99), criminal mischief (90), criminal code offenses (76) and car theft (68) and according to data from the …

Texas lawmakers are looking to carve out two new congressional districts in the Austin and Houston areas, according to a redistribution map proposal released Monday. The map, which was proposed by State Senator Joan Huffman (R), would effectively lock in the Republicans’ long-standing advantage in Texas for another decade, reducing the number of competitive districts …

Reply: Some states have already turned to citizens to enforce the new laws. A Missouri law that came into effect last week allows citizens to sue local law enforcement officials whose officers knowingly enforce federal gun laws. Police and Sheriff departments can face fines of up to $ 50,000 per occurrence. The law has been …

The House passed a law on Friday to guarantee access to abortion nationwide after the Supreme Court earlier this month refused to block a Texas law that bans the procedure in almost all cases. The bill passed along party lines, 218-211, with only one conservative Democrat, Representative Henry Cuellar (Texas), voting against. He is now …

(Photo: Pxici) (Image: 4 Ways to Bypass Internet Filtering and Censorship) Big Tech companies are pursuing a lawsuit against the state of Texas that would violate state policy that focuses on social media censorship. The latest law signed by the governor concerns the Freedom from Censorship Act, which would protect Texans from social media guidelines …

BELTON, Texas (KWTX) – The communities of Morgan’s Point and Belton have lost Josh Bingham, 39, a beloved businessman, friend and firefighter volunteer who died after battling COVID-19. “I would call it iconic,” said Charlie Gantenbein, a friend of Josh’s. Fishing lures are now hung from the fence outside Bingham Marine in memory of Josh …

A Florida Republican introduced a bill to ban most abortions, following similar legislation that came into effect earlier this month in Texas. The bill, introduced on Wednesday by State Representative Webster Barnaby, whose district includes Orange City, Fla., Echoes controversial provisions seen in Texas that would ban abortions upon detection of heart activity, normally six …

A Florida lawmaker on Wednesday introduced a bill inspired by the new Texas law banning abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected, about six weeks before many people know they are pregnant. Why is this important: Similar bills introduced in the Florida legislature have failed, but that was before the Supreme Court refused to block …

By the end of the year, Texas may have even more restrictions on the possibility of having an abortion after its Republican Gov. Greg Abbott quietly enacted new restrictions banning the mail order sale of abortion drugs for seven weeks. after the onset of pregnancy. The law prevents providers from prescribing abortion medications more than …

A majority of Americans disapprove of the two key parts of Texas’ law restricting access to abortion, according to a recent Monmouth University poll. The survey conducted earlier this month also found that most disagreed with a Supreme Court ruling that allowed the law, which prohibits abortions when most women realize they are pregnant. , …

The concept of ‘hostile workplace’ seems to be at the heart of Salesforce announces they will fund the move of any employee who finds Texas’ new law restricting abortion objectionable. Interestingly, Benioff, president of Salesforce, didn’t just apply this to female employees and that the initial version did not specify Texas but “any state”. While …

A San Antonio doctor who said he performed an abortion in defiance of new Texas law has been prosecuted, setting up a potential test of the legality of an extreme and near-total ban on the procedure. Former Arkansas and Illinois attorneys filed lawsuits Monday against Dr. Alan Braid, who became the first abortion provider in …

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Speeches by anti-abortion activists echoed the neighboring US Court of Appeals. “Do you think the abortion crisis has lasted 48 years too long? “Yes!” the crowd responded. Kristin Gomez was among a crowd of hundreds. “To me, the Texas Heartbeat Bill is very inspiring and more importantly, I believe in God and I believe God …

Greg and Sally Schmoll After Sally Schmoll was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 2016, she learned that Johnson & Johnson’s baby powder was a cause of the disease known as “the silent killer.” Growing up without central air conditioning in the sweltering heat of St. Louis before moving to Indianapolis, she had used the powder …

The fateful step of the Supreme Court in the judicialization of abortion in 1973 effectively removed it from the political process for almost half a century. The passionate sentiments of Americans on the matter were shifted from legislative disputes (where they belonged) to the makeup of the Supreme Court, resulting in the crass, overtly political, …

Sophomore Braden Kent was inundated with gifts and prayers after discovering he had to fight for his life. SHEFFIELD, Texas – On September 3, Braden Kent was taking pictures as the Iraan Braves’ starting quarterback. Four days later, he discovered his life was in danger. “When they first arrived and when we were in the …

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 Following the devastating impact of Hurricane Ida, a lingering question is whether the effects of this Gulf storm will be sufficient to excuse delay or failure to deliver. Many parties in the oil and gas, petroleum services, and energy infrastructure industries that were impacted by the storm are using Texas law …

An impromptu migrant camp under a bridge in Del Rio, Texas, swelled to more than 4,500 people, according to Val Verde County Sheriff Joe Frank Martinez, who said it had become an untenable situation for all. the people involved. Shocking photos show people being crushed, some sleeping on the floor, with clothes strung around them …

AUSTIN (Nexstar) – A new Texas law provides funding to school districts that want or already have distance learning programs if their students have met certain prior learning criteria. Governor Greg Abbott signed Senate Bill 15 comes into force Last week. In order for a school to qualify, its students applying to learn outside the …

Sen. Kathleen Passidomo Tuesday clarified her wish for stricter abortion regulations in Florida. “Given the recent opinion of the Supreme Court of the United States, we could seek greater protections for life in Florida,” said the Republican from Naples, who is in line be president of the Senate if the Republicans retain a majority in …

Governor Kathy Hochul is asking state agencies to create a public education campaign to encourage New Yorkers to learn about state reproductive rights laws, following outcry over new law of Texas banning abortions after six weeks of pregnancy. Hochul called Longhorn State’s decision a “travesty” during a Monday press conference in Central Park, announcing that …

The fateful Supreme Court decision to legalize abortion in 1973 effectively removed it from the political process for nearly half a century. Americans’ heated feelings on the issue shifted from legislative disputes (where they belonged) to the makeup of the Supreme Court, resulting in the crass, overtly political and circus-like nominating battles that characterized almost …

DALLAS (AP) – Gov. Greg Abbott, in defending a virtual abortion ban in Texas, says women and girls who are raped will not be forced to give birth because the new law “provides at least six weeks for that a person is able to have an abortion. But that’s not how pregnancy works. Texas law …

AUSTIN — Texans may no longer need a license and the associated background check to pack their guns in public, but gun owners can still expect to be checked by law enforcement. order before entering the State Capitol. Checking people carrying firearms without a license is part of a policy quietly implemented on September 1 …

One of several new laws taking effect in Texas this month will change the rules for vets with disabilities regarding accessible parking spaces. Disabled veteran license plates, also known as DV plates, will no longer be enough on their own to legally park in accessible parking spaces starting Jan. 1, 2022, according to Senate Bill …

WACO, Texas – The CDC says there is one suicide every eleven minutes, plus millions of attempts each year. September is National Suicide Prevention Month, and from September 5 to 11, Prevention Week is celebrated. The heart of the Texas region MHMR Waco cares for community members on a daily basis, giving them the resources …

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be out of date. Please look at the timestamp on the story to see when it was last updated. The road to a Texas law that bans most abortions in the state, bypassing the landmark 1973 Supreme Court decision Roe v. Wade for …

The road to a Texas law that bans most abortions in the state, bypassing the landmark 1973 Supreme Court decision Roe v. Wade for now, began in a town called Waskom, which has a population of 1,600. The Supreme Court’s decision last week not to interfere with the state’s strict abortion law has drawn outrage …

AUSTIN, Texas/NEW YORK, Sept 3 (Reuters) – U.S. companies including Lyft Inc, American Airlines Group Inc and Silicon Laboratories Inc expressed dissatisfaction on Friday with new Texas laws on abortion, handguns and voting restrictions, a further sign of increased efforts by some companies to signal their commitment to social responsibility. Lyft (LYFT.O) and Uber Technologies …

NEW YORK — Ride-sharing companies Uber and Lyft said Friday they would cover the legal costs of any driver sued under the new law banning most abortions in Texas. Texas law prohibits abortions once medical professionals can detect heart activity, usually about six weeks and often before women know they are pregnant. Rather than being …

Ride-sharing app Lyft will cover 100% of legal costs for drivers sued under Texas’ restrictive new abortion law SB8, which allows individuals to sue someone taking a woman for the now-illegal procedure. What do you want to know Ride-sharing app Lyft announced on Friday that it will cover 100% of legal costs for drivers sued …

NEW YORK — Ride-sharing companies Uber and Lyft said Friday they would cover the legal costs of any driver sued under the new law banning most abortions in Texas. Texas law prohibits abortions once medical professionals can detect heart activity, usually about six weeks and often before women know they are pregnant. Rather than being …

The more conservative members of the Supreme Court upheld a Texas law banning abortions after about six weeks. But the court made its decision without having been informed and argued before any court. MARY LOUISE KELLY, HOST: The conservative majority on the Supreme Court dropped a legal bombshell into the abortion debate last night. In …

EDINBURGH, Texas (ValleyCentral) – One of the new laws that went into effect September 1 was House Bill 2315. Thousands Seek Refunds After Sol Beach Fest Fails To Offer Concerts House Bill 2315, known as the Street Racing Bill, is described by the state legislature as the forfeiture of contraband related to the criminal offense …

Gov. Kristi Noem says she’s asking lawyers in her office to review the state’s abortion laws. The statement comes as the US Supreme Court upholds Texas abortion law, for now. This law prohibits abortion after 6 weeks of gestation. “I have instructed the unborn children’s advocate in my office to immediately review the new Texas …

From Texas Standard: Boca Chica Beach, at the southern end of the Rio Grande Valley in Texas, is next to the launch site for SpaceX, the private space exploration company of Tesla founder Elon Musk. SpaceX intends to send its shuttle to Mars one day. In the meantime, he has challenges closer to home. One …

Texas law banning homeless camps goes into effect House Bill 1925 makes camping in an unapproved public place a Class C misdemeanor, punishable by a fine of up to $500. AUSTIN, TX – A state law banning homeless encampments went into effect Sept. 1 in Texas. House Bill 1925 makes camping in an unapproved public …

SAN ANTONIO – The latest set of new laws taking effect in Texas on Sept. 1 include one that toughens penalties for drivers who are deemed negligent in crashes involving pedestrians. Law Lisa Torry Smith (SB 1055) is named after a Missouri town mother who was taking her son to school when they were both …

Boca Chica Beach, at the southern end of Texas’ Rio Grande Valley, neighbors the launch site of SpaceX, the private space exploration company of Tesla founder Elon Musk. SpaceX intends to one day send its rockets to Mars. In the meantime, however, he has challenges closer to home. One such challenge comes from residents of …