‘This is not a political effort’ (wink, wink)

Here they go again — another effort to drag churches into partisan politics. This fall Vision America, a religious-right group based in Texas, is sponsoring “40 Days to Save America” — which calls on Americans to pray, fast and repent for “our national and and personal sins against the God of Heaven.” Rick Scarborough, Vision […]

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Pot, Meet the Kettle

Cathie Adams, president of the right-wing Texas Eagle Forum, is upset about a website attacking her favorite candidate in this year’s campaign in Texas for the U.S. Senate. Responding to a post about the anti-Ted Cruz website realtedcruz.com (created by Cruz opponent Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst’s campaign), Adams tweeted: That is a SICK website. I […]

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National Day to Prevent Teen Pregnancy: Support Sex Education in Texas

Today is the 11th Annual National Day to Prevent Teen Pregnancy. The Texas Freedom Network continues to promote responsible, evidence-based sex education in Texas, a state with one of the highest teen birthrates in the nation. You can help by signing a petition calling for comprehensive sex education to keep young people safe and healthy. […]

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Dolores Huerta Cheats Death, Earns Medal of Freedom

Civil rights activist Dolores Huerta has earned the Presidential Medal of Freedom despite being alive, the White House announced last week. Huerta will receive the nation’s highest civilian honor at a ceremony later this year along with the still-living astronaut John Glenn, still-breathing former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, still-has-a-pulse musician Bob Dylan, still-walking-the-earth former […]

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Texas State Board of Education Candidate Forums Tonight and Thursday

KPFT Pacifica Radio in Houston (90.1 FM) is dealing with some technical issues, but tonight’s State Board of Education (SBOE) forum is still set for 6 p.m. If you can’t get the station over the air, you can listen online at kpft.org or through the KPFT Apple iPhone app. Tonight’s forum features candidates for the […]

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