Articles Tagged “Supreme Court”

  • TaiChin Preyor Executed

    Thursday, 46-year-old TaiChin Preyor was executed at the Walls Unit for killing a San Antonio woman after he broke into her apartment. In an appeal, Preyor’s attorneys did not convince the Supreme Court that he…

  • Washington Hearings Today

    Today, in Washington at nine this morning NSA Director Admiral Michael Rogers and FBI Director James Comey are scheduled to be witnesses testifying at a House Intelligence Committee hearing on Russian interference in 2016 elections.…

  • Federal Judge in Hawaii Issues Temporary Restraining Order on Travel Ban

    In Hawaii Wednesday a federal judge, Derrick K. Watson, issued a nationwide temporary restraining order to halt President Trump’s travel ban from going into effect last night at midnight. The president’s executive order would have…

  • President Trump Nominates Neil Gorsuch for Supreme Court

    President Donald Trump made known his nomination to the Supreme Court last night. Our 8th District Congressman, Kevin Brady, was pleased with the selection . . . .   Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch addressed…

  • Last Night’s Debate

    In Las Vegas, the accusations flew back and forth in last night’s third and final debate between presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. Clinton called Trump “dangerous. He said she was “nasty.” Moderator Chris…

  • Constitution Day Celebrated This Week At SHSU

    With the U.S. Supreme Court upholding its more recent reputation with its contentious decisions, Sam Houston State University will take a look at some of the country’s most controversial social and political issues on Sept.…

  • Same-Sex Marriage Licenses To Be Issued

    Following the Supreme Court decision making same-sex marriages legal in all 50 states, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said county clerks in Texas who have religious objections to same-sex marriage can opt out of issuing…

  • Congressman Brady Comments On Recent Court Decision On Marriage

    Our congressman, Kevin Brady, passes along his view of the Supreme Court’s recent decision regarding marriage . . . .

  • Senator John Cornyn Comments On Court Decision On Obamacare

    From the floor of the Senate last week our senator from Texas, John Cornyn, in regard to the recent Supreme Court decision on Obamacare, said, “While the press may consider this represents a ‘win’ for…

  • 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…