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51-Percenters Unite to Fight Shutdowns

51-Percenters Unite to Fight Shutdowns

What started as an effort by struggling small-business owners known as “51-percenters” to safely reopen under government-ordered coronavirus shutdowns has grown into a unified movement to take on the state agency that regulates the alcoholic beverage industry in...
Abbott Reverses Reopening for Millions of Texans

Abbott Reverses Reopening for Millions of Texans

Just as many Texans were beginning to see a potential light at the end of the tunnel of shutdown mandates in response to the Chinese coronavirus, Gov. Greg Abbott has once again reversed his reopening for millions of residents in North Texas. In September and October,...
Abbott Is Killing ‘51-Percenter’ Small Businesses

Abbott Is Killing ‘51-Percenter’ Small Businesses

As Texas’ small-business owners remain frustrated by Gov. Greg Abbott’s coronavirus closures and suffer under his arbitrary rules for reopening, a hard-hit group of businesses known as “51-percenters” say the governor’s unilateral shutdown orders are killing them....
Hall: 25% Tyranny Is Still Tyranny

Hall: 25% Tyranny Is Still Tyranny

Today, the Texas government reiterated its newly found disdain for liberty and justice when they proudly announced their vision for re-opening Texas. This is not enough. Texans do not want incremental liberty and freedom. Texans want and deserve liberty and freedom in...
Commentary: Take Liberty Back From Government

Commentary: Take Liberty Back From Government

Paul tells us in his letter to the Galatians that we are called to liberty, that we are to stand fast in liberty because it comes from Jesus. Liberty is both spiritual and temporal. What does this mean for us today? What is the biblically based response for racial...