Tag Archives: Greg Abbott

Lamar W. Hankins :
Texas Governor Greg Abbott’s unpatriotic view of Syrian refugees

The governor wants to bar the ‘golden door’ to freedom, rather than light the pathway for those who most need to find it. By Lamar W. Hankins | The Rag Blog | Nov. 19, 2015 I have always considered the … Continue reading

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METRO EVENT | Walking the walk for immigrant families

Action: Three-Day Pilgrimage for Immigrant Families Event: Rally for Immigrant Rights Date: Saturday, November 21, 2015 Time: Noon Where: Across the street from the Governor’s Mansion Address: 1106 Lavaca Street, Austin, Texas 78701 Admission: Public welcome AUSTIN — A three-day … Continue reading

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METRO | Lamar W. Hankins : The failure of Greg Abbott’s best arguments against marriage equality

It appears that the issue of marriage equality is less a matter of partisanship than it is of pandering to the religious right. By Lamar W. Hankins | The Rag Blog | November 2, 2014 Most lawyers are embarrassed to … Continue reading

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METRO | Lamar W. Hankins : The Supreme Court’s irrational Texas voter ID decision

Justice Ginsburg called the law ‘purposely discriminatory’ and said it would disenfranchise ‘more than 600,000 registered Texas voters.’ By Lamar W. Hankins | The Rag Blog | October 22, 2014 AUSTIN — The pre-dawn decision of a majority of Supreme … Continue reading

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Lamar W. Hankins : Texas Atty. Gen. Greg Abbott’s ‘Demagoduery’

Kountze cheerleaders. Screen grab from ABC News. Image from Austinist.com. Gimme a ‘G’: Texas Atty. Gen. Abbott’s ‘demagoduery’ It is beyond conjecture or opinion: the Kountze cheerleader banners expressing religious views are government speech. By Lamar W. Hankins | The … Continue reading

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