A 20 Week Old Fetus Is A Human Being

At 20 weeks, the fetus’s heart beats strong. He can feel pain, hear mom and dad’s voices, and moves about in the womb. He is a human being. While Texas SB5 would pretty much ban abortions after 20 weeks, there is a significant number of people in the Texas legislature who believe it is a woman’s constitutional right to kill and dismember a fetus, even after 20 weeks. (more…)

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Letter to My State Senator: Campus Carry

[Sent February 19, 2012]

Dear Ms. Nelson:

I recently moved to the DFW area and am trying to get to know my State Senator and Representative. I would like to know if you supported the recent bill that went into effect last September that allows employees to keep concealed firearms (more…)

Obama’s Justice Department Strikes Down Texas Voter ID Law

Barack Obama’s Department of Justice struck down a Texas law that would require voters to provide a photo ID prior to voting. According to Thomas Perez of the Justice Department, the stated reason is that “Hispanics disproportionately lack either a driver’s license or a personal identification card.” He is worried that Hispanics will be underrepresented by the new law.1

I would like to know if Mr. Perez is worried about all of the other things that these ID-less Hispanics cannot do—things like driving a car or getting on a commercial airplane. If one appears to be young, he or she will need ID to buy alcohol or cigarettes. A government-issue photo ID is even required to open up a checking or savings account. Finally, in a move that must be most troubling for liberals, the federal government requires everyone to provide a photo ID and submit to an FBI background check before purchasing a handgun. A person cannot exercise his or her Second Amendment right without a photo ID. (more…)

20 Year Anniversary of Luby’s Massacre

Today marks the 20 year anniversary of the infamous Luby’s Massacre. On October 16, 1991, George Hennard drove his pickup through the front window of the Luby’s restaurant in Killeen, Texas. Hennard got out of his truck and shot and killed 23 people and wounded another 20 before taking his own life. (more…)