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 …

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, …

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 …

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 …

SAN ANGELO, Texas (AP) – A man who led his central Texas community’s efforts against wearing masks and other preventative measures during the coronavirus pandemic has died from COVID-19, a month after being admitted to the emergency room. Caleb Wallace died on Saturday, his wife Jessica Wallace said on a GoFundMe page where she posted …

EDINBURGH, Texas – Reckless tactics by smugglers endanger migrants’ lives and cause property damage. Yesterday afternoon, officers from the Rio Grande City Border Patrol Station (RGC) as well as officers from the Roma Police Department approached an apartment suspected of harboring irregular migrants. Upon arrival, law enforcement noticed that the front window was open and …

WACO, Texas – Texas farmer Grady Phelan loves to plant and plow the old-fashioned way. He has just harvested a bunch of wheat by hand. “We tie it up, thresh it, and then we clean the wheat, so there’s a lot of stuff to do,” Phelan said. Phelan is part of an ecclesial community. They …

GATESVILLE, Texas (KWTX) – The community of Gatesville is rallying to help Jason Shields, a local veteran and businessman recovering in a hospital after being shocked by a power line on Monday, June 28. Shields is the owner of Cutting Edge Graphics, a signage company. His family and witnesses say he was removing a sign …

KILLEEN, Texas (KWTX) – Four-year-old Texas universities saw an injection of nearly $ 400 million into their coffers near the end of the legislative session, but the state’s community colleges largely lost. In total, Texas community colleges have seen their budgets shrink by $ 43 million mainly due to declining enrollment due to the pandemic. …