Rick Perry

Recent tactics used to get around rule of law a long-term threat

The rule of law requires all parties to submit to a process, respecting outcomes with which they disagree and acknowledging that change can come only through an... Read more »

July 28, 2013


Southern states gird for new fight on voter laws

Stricter voter identification laws, redrawn political maps fortifying Republican majorities, reducing early voting: States with GOP strongholds intensified these... Read more »

July 26, 2013

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Perry signs sweeping Texas abortion restrictions

Texas Gov. Rick Perry signed sweeping new abortion restrictions on Thursday that could shutter most of the state's clinics that provide the procedure, a final step for... Read more »

July 18, 2013


Texas Legislature: Protecting motherhood and life

The Texas Legislature passes a comprehensive abortion bill, supported by women who have had botched and forced abortions. Texan Molly White leads international effort... Read more »

July 17, 2013


Texas Republicans finally pass new abortion limits

Republican lawmakers passed a bill that would give Texas some of the nation's most restrictive abortion laws and force most of its clinics to close, leading Democrats... Read more »

July 13, 2013


Texas at the forefront of national push on fetal pain legislation

A battle as big as Texas comes to a head this week in the Lone Star State as Republicans seek to clamp down on abortion across several fronts. Read more »

July 12, 2013


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