On Wednesday, inmates held at the Wallace Pack Unit, a state prison about 75 miles northwest of Houston, will temporarily be moved to air- conditioned facilities. The prison transfers stem from a lawsuit filed in 2014 seeking cooler temperatures for inmates, citing a spate of deaths in previous years. Click Here to read the full story.
The Texas House of Representatives approved a bill Tuesday — coined as “rape insurance” by its detractors — that would force women to pay a separate health insurance premium to get covered for a non-emergency abortion. Click Here to read the full story.
With little more than a week left in Texas’ 30-day special legislative session, a barrage of corporate advertising and activism has the potential to sink legislation restricting transgender bathroom use that has been a flash point in the state’s culture wars. Click Here to read the full story.