“A lot of people are angry at [Gov. Greg Abbott] because there’s nothing being done.”
Some cities in these counties have been identified as the most dangerous border towns in Texas, according to a report from the FBI.
At a rally to reopen Texas, Luther electrified the crowd while offering assistance to two Laredo women arrested in similar circumstances.
The order prohibiting gatherings of more than 10 people is the first of its kind in the state.
At the Webb County GOP’s organizational kickoff, conservatives gathered in Laredo to rebuild the party.
Senator Ted Cruz stopped in Harlingen, Mission, and Laredo and spoke to thousands of supporters in what are considered the bluest parts of Texas.
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has made clear that the only legal path forward for cities with existing bag bans is to stop enforcement and begin repeal.
Apart from arguments over state law preemption and local control, bag bans simply make little sense.
Last week, a contractor chosen by Hidalgo County Commissioners Court had several of their offices raided by federal law enforcement.
Attorney General Ken Paxton filed an amicus brief earlier today, urging the Texas Supreme Court to hear a case that could strike down municipal bag bans across the state.