Two couples are suing in federal court to overturn the gay marriage ban in Texas, while two others are taking to the state’s Supreme Court for the state to grant them a divorce. Between the four cases, the ban on gay marriage in Texas could meet its end.
Special prosecutor Michael McCrum is “very troubled” about the way the Governor made good on his promise to pull funding for the unit if its head, embattled Travis County district attorney Rosemary Lehmberg, failed to resign her position.
A surprisingly uncontroversial bill to convert the penalty for possessing less than an ounce of marijuana to a civil offense with a $100 fine may find some success in the legislature.
We take a bold “peeing on the Alamo is bad” stance over here, but given the way the State Jail felony system works, it’s hard to argue that the punishment fits the crime.