Tag: Republicans

Texas Betrayal: Republican Kills Abortion Ban Bill

Republican chairman of a Texas House of Representatives committee considering a bill to outlaw abortion has inexplicably killed the bill even after hearing hours of comments in support of it. The Abolish Abortion in Texas Act declares that life begins at conception and grants unborn children the same […]

Presidential candidates, 2020 all you need to know

Americans will elect the next president of the United States on November 3, 2020. Twenty notable elected officials and public figures—18 Democrats and two Republicans—have entered the race or formed a presidential exploratory committee: Cory Booker (D) Pete Buttigieg (D) Julian Castro (D) John Delaney (D) Tulsi Gabbard (D) Kirsten Gillibrand (D) Mike Gravel (D) […]

Prison reform bill passes Senate

The Senate on Tuesday approved the most sweeping prison reform bill in years, voting to cut sentences of tens of thousands of inmates while also boosting access to programs designed to keep them from ending up back behind bars again. The measure cleared on an 87-12 vote and […]