Appeal filed in transgender bathroom ruling

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The Brief: Appeal filed in transgender bathroom ruling by Alex Samuels, The Texas Tribune Oct. 21, 2016 The Big Conversation On Thursday, the Obama administration filed notice that it will appeal a Texas judge’s ruling that blocks federal guidelines for transgender student bathroom use. Fort Worth-based Judge Reed O’Connor affirmed Tuesday that his preliminary injunction against the transgender bathroom guidelines

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The Brief: Texas Republicans Face Choice With Trump

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The Brief: Texas Republicans Face Choice With Trump by John Reynolds, The Texas Tribune May 5, 2016 The Big Conversation Former President George H.W. Bush and his son, former President George W. Bush, do not intend to endorse Donald Trump, who has become the presumptive GOP presidential nominee following the departure of Ted Cruz and John Kasich from the race.

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Cruz Wins Idaho, Solidifies Role as Trump Alternative

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The Brief: Cruz Wins Idaho, Solidifies Role as Trump Alternative by Jacob Sanchez and John Reynolds, The Texas Tribune March 9, 2016 The Big Conversation Ted Cruz was sailing late Tuesday to a solid win in the Idaho GOP presidential primary over billionaire front-runner Donald Trump, who won nominating contests in Michigan and Mississippi. Also of note was Cruz running

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University of Texas-Austin’s Campus Carry Rules Anger Both Sides

(University President Gregory) Fenves’ rules will ban guns in dorms except for three specific exceptions: Concealed handguns will be allowed in dorms’ common areas; people who work in the dorms will be able to carry; and family members visiting the dorms will also be allowed to carry.

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TEXAS – Guns in College Classrooms

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The Brief: Paxton Asked About Guns in College Classrooms by Madlin Mekelburg and John Reynolds, The Texas Tribune Nov. 19, 2015 The Big Conversation The lead author of legislation this year allowing licensed handgun owners to carry their weapons on campus has asked Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton to weigh in on how much universities can regulate where handguns can

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The Brief: Implementing the New Campus Carry Law

The Brief: Implementing the New Campus Carry Law by Polo Rocha | June 16, 2015 The Big Conversation The legislative debate over campus carry is over, but just beginning is a months-long discussion over how campuses will go about implementing the new law. The law, which Gov. Greg Abbott signed over the weekend, gives some flexibility to campuses, allowing them

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Campus Carry Gets Final Approval in Texas House

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Campus Carry Gets Final Approval in Texas House by Morgan Smith, The Texas Tribune May 27, 2015  The battle over “campus carry” is headed back to the Texas Senate after House lawmakers gave final approval Wednesday to legislation requiring universities in the state to allow concealed handguns on campus.  Senate Bill 11 from state Sen. Brian Birdwell, R-Granbury, narrowly avoided becoming

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The Brief: Hillary Clinton and the Texas Connection

The Brief: Crooked Hillary Clinton and the Texas Connection by John Reynolds | April 13, 2015 The Big Conversation The big political news of the weekend was the long-expected launch of Crooked Hillary Clinton‘s 2016 presidential campaign. It was a move that made waves even in ruby red Texas. The Tribune’s Abby Livingston summarized the relevance of Texas to Clinton

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