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Pot, Policy, and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Pot, Policy, and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

“I don’t believe that when God made marijuana he made a mistake that government needs to fix,” Rep. Simpson writes in an op-ed published by the Texas Tribune entitled “The Christian case for drug law reform.”…

Wasting the San Jacinto River Waste Pits

Wasting the San Jacinto River Waste Pits

FPH spoke with Jackie Young and Chris Schillaci, members of Texans Together, a grassroots advocacy group that, together with the San Jacinto River Coalition, is fighting for communities affected by the Waste Pits.…

H-Town Copwatch — Policing the Police

H-Town Copwatch — Policing the Police

Over the course of three months H-town Copwatch has documented 16 traffic stops, and in every case but one, the driver and occupants of the vehicle were Black. …

Activists Protest Bill Targeting Pregnant Minors

Activists Protest Bill Targeting Pregnant Minors

By Laila Khalili “Graciela’s family lived in a tiny town—her step-father worked…

Senate Fails to Pass Fast Track Authority

Senate Fails to Pass Fast Track Authority

This small victory should be used to build momentum against the TPP, and all so-called ‘free-trade’ agreements.…

Senate Passes Bill Banning Insurance Coverage for Abortion

Senate Passes Bill Banning Insurance Coverage for Abortion

By Laila Khalili   Last week, the Texas Senate voted 21-10 to eliminate coverage…

Houston has a HERO

Houston has a HERO

By Laila Khalili “We don’t care where you’re from, the color of…

Five Years On: Bryan Parras on the Deepwater Horizon Catastrophe

Five Years On: Bryan Parras on the Deepwater Horizon Catastrophe

Free Press Houston Talks with BP on the Fifth Anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon Disaster…

Puff Puff Pass Marijuana Decriminalization

Puff Puff Pass Marijuana Decriminalization

“The eyes of Texas” are opening to the truth that cannabis is being recognized (again) for it's remarkable abilities as a medicine for numerous maladies and conditions. …

Texans Gather in Austin to Protest Discrimination and Advocate for LGBT Rights

Texans Gather in Austin to Protest Discrimination and Advocate for LGBT Rights

By Laila Khalili Earlier this week, hundreds of Texans descended on the…

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