Articles Tagged “Supreme Court”

  • Derrick Dewayne Charles Executed Tuesday

    Thirty-two-year-old Derrick Dewayne Charles was executed at the Huntsville Unit last night Charles was executed for the 2002 Houston murder of his 15-year-old girlfriend, Myiesha Bennet; her mother, 44-year-old Brenda Bennett; and her grandfather, 77-year-old…

  • Member of “Texas 7″ Executed

    A third member of the infamous “Texas 7,” 52-year-old Donald Newbury, was executed last night at the Huntsville Unit for the shooting death of 29-year-old Irving Police officer Aubrey Hawkins on Christmas Eve of 2000.…

  • No Taxpayer Funding For Abortion Act Passed

    Congressman Kevin Brady’s office reported Thursday, that on the anniversary of the controversial 1973 Supreme Court case legalizing abortion in America, the U.S. House of Representatives acted to ensure tax dollars are not used to…

  • “Constitution Day” At SHSU

    The nine justices of the U.S. Supreme Court have made a case for themselves as one of the most controversial courts in recent history, issuing decisions that have shocked and led to blistering dissent, even…

  • Senator Ted Cruz Speaks Out on Senate Bill 1696

    The Senate Judiciary Committee met this week on Senate Bill 1696 known as the Women’s Health Protection Act. According to the National Right to Life Committee, the new legislation would invalidate nearly all existing state…

  • Jose Villegas Executed Wednesday

    Thirty-nine-year-old Jose Villegas was executed by lethal injection Wednesday in Huntsville. Villegas was convicted of fatally stabbing his girlfriend, 23-year-old Erida Salazar, her 3-year-old son Jacob and Erida Salazar’s 51-year-old mother, Alma, in Corpus Christi…

  • Suzanne Basso Executed

    Fifty-nine-year-old Suzanne Margaret Basso was executed at the Walls Unit at 6:26 last night. She was executed for the murder of a 59-year-old developmentally disabled man, Louis Buddy Musso, in 1998. Her motive was Musso’s…

  • Election Identification Certificates Available Beginning Today

    Pursuant to a U.S. Supreme Court ruling issued Tuesday, new voting requirements passed by the Texas Legislature in 2011 will take effect immediately. Photo identification will now be required when voting in elections in Texas.…

  • District Judge Rules on Schools Issue

    District Judge John Dietz ruled Monday that the way schools are funded in Texas does not meet the requirements of the Texas Constitution for an efficient and fair system that offers a “general diffusion of…

  • Congressman Kevin Brady Here at Town Hall Meeting Monday

    Congressman Brady spoke to a good turnout of citizens at the Veterans Conference Center Monday night. He was especially disappointed by the recent Supreme Court decision on Obamacare . . . . Brady also talked…