Appeal filed in transgender bathroom ruling

What is it? LGBTQ

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

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

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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