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Is The End Of The Death Penalty Near? Just Look At Texas

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The State of Texas carried out its tenth death penalty sentence of the year last night as Miguel Paredes was executed by lethal injection for the murder of three men in 2000. There are no other executions planned for the Lone Star State in 2014. While ten is almost a rate of one per month,… Read more »

ISIS: Is America Going To War?

According to statement by White House, America is at war with ISIS.

ISIS has been a debated topic within the United States for a while now. On September 10, President Barack Obama addressed the nation about the role America intended to play in controlling the threat of ISIS. He spoke of the group as ISIL, another name for ISIS or Islamic State, and explained the complete and… Read more »

Texas Candidate Wendy Davis Reveals Abortions In Past

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Texas Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis has revealed in a campaign memoir that she had two abortions for medical reasons in the 1990s. The book, titled Forgetting to be Afraid, reveals that she had an abortion after an exam revealed that the brain of the fetus had developed in separation. Wendy Davis had another abortion… Read more »

SpaceX Rocket Explodes Over Texas Testing Ground

SpaceX Rocket Explodes In Texas Test

It’s back to the drawing board for SpaceX. On Friday, August 22, private spaceflight company SpaceX launched the latest reusable rocket prototype at its testing facilities, only to watch it explode and fall out of the sky over MacGregor, Texas. The detonation occurred when the unmanned rocket’s systems detected an anomaly and triggered its own… Read more »

Rick Perry Booked On Abuse Of Power Charges

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Rick Perry was booked on abuse of power charges late Tuesday in an Austin courthouse. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, the Republican Texas Governor was indicted last week on felony charges which alleged he was attempting to force Democratic district attorney from office by issuing a funding veto. District attorney Rosemary Lehmberg had been… Read more »

Open Carry Marches Should Be Stopped, Texas Democrat Says

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Open carry and gun rights marches “need to end” according to Texas Democrat Sheila Jackson Lee. Lee, the Representative from Houston, drew mocking comments earlier this year when she referenced the Constitution as being 400 years old. The gun control advocate stated at a weekend event that a gun rights group need not bother attempting… Read more »

Rick Perry: Mugshot Not Happening Any Time Soon

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Rick Perry was expected to turn himself in and pose for the required mugshot as early as today, but the judge involved in the case decided against ordering an arrest warrant for the Texas Governor. Perry would not have had to spend any time behind bars, but was prepared to follow the formal surrender process… Read more »