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Coalition Unveils Campaign for Reproductive Health in Texas

Coalition Unveils Campaign for Reproductive Health in Texas

The “Trust. Respect. Access.” campaign promotes policies that would restore trust in Texans to make their own reproductive health care choices, respect for physicians’ medical and ethical judgments about the needs of their patients, and access to safe, timely abortion care.…

Pinche Peña Nieto, and the Houstonians who want him gone

Pinche Peña Nieto, and the Houstonians who want him gone

The sordid career of the current Mexican President, Peña Nieto, is finally…

Moving Forward- Houston Still Needs a HERO

Moving Forward- Houston Still Needs a HERO

Though the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance (HERO) was considered a sign of progress by many communities, it has triggered aggressive attacks from a coalition of conservative religious leaders.…

Remembering the Three Victims in the #ChapelHillShooting

Remembering the Three Victims in the #ChapelHillShooting

Deah, Yusor, and Razan touched many lives, and they should be remembered for all they did while they were here.…

Point/Counterpoint: Charlie Hebdo, Colonialism, Islamophobia, and Censorship

Point/Counterpoint: Charlie Hebdo, Colonialism, Islamophobia, and Censorship

Free Press Houston is an often-irreverent publication which has been known to push the limits of "good taste," so you would expect us to be highly sympathetic toward a seemingly related publication, Charlie Hebdo. …

Is Dominique Strauss-Kahn channeling Marion Barry, or Silvio Berlusconi?

Is Dominique Strauss-Kahn channeling Marion Barry, or Silvio Berlusconi?

By Nick Cooper Victims of Mischaracterizations? Take It Easy On Me! Not…

KTRU’s Back (somewhat)

KTRU’s Back (somewhat)

By Nick Cooper Today it was announced by the FCC that Rice…

Through the Wringer: One Woman’s Trip Through Harris County Jail

Through the Wringer: One Woman’s Trip Through Harris County Jail

At no point did I come across even a single true criminal. Not one murderer, rapist, or child predator. …

Worst Opportunist Against the Immigrant Community: Sheriff Adrian Garcia

Worst Opportunist Against the Immigrant Community: Sheriff Adrian Garcia

By continuing to participate in 287(g) and Secure Communities, Adrian Garcia is throwing undocumented immigrants (arguably the most powerless group of people in our society) under the bus so he can pick up some votes from racists when he runs for mayor.…

Anti-Muslim Protests at Texas Capitol

Anti-Muslim Protests at Texas Capitol

Texas is home to over 26 million people from myriad backgrounds, and our elected officials have a duty to meet with them regardless of their religion, race, or national origin.…

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