03.19.12

TPA Blog Round Up (March 19, 2012)

Posted in Around The State, Commentary at 11:15 am by wcnews

The Texas Progressive Alliance has a spring in its step as it brings you this week’s roundup.

Off the Kuff wrote about the forthcoming end of the Women’s Health Program in Texas.

PRESS RELEASE: May 16, 2012 For immediate release Texas Governor Rick Perry calls for reforms to men’s prostrate exams.

The US Department of Justice refused preclearance on the Texas GOP’s Voter ID law this week. WCNews at Eye On Williamson calls it A Victory for voting rights in Texas.

BossKitty at TruthHugger is Guilty of being a Woman in Republican Theocracy.

The Green Party of Texas fielded 56 candidates for federal, state, and local offices, and because the Texas Democratic Party did not in two statewide races, the Greens are virtually assured of ballot access in 2014. PDiddie at Brains and Eggs has the news.

CouldBeTrue of South Texas Chisme amid all the talk of the Republicans’ war against women wants to know why a judge let a man convicted of sexually assaulting a relative for years got probation?

At TexasKaos, Libby Shaw explains why Rick Perry is No Mighty Mouse . It seems Texas’ contribution to the War on Women does not include Govenor Oops playing the hero. Check it out.

The more BlueBloggin listens to Rick Santorum and Grover Norquist, the more America is at risk of losing its elder generation, Republican Formula, America’s Elderly Reap The Whirlwind.

Neil at Texas Liberal wrote about a number of posts this week about how the Texas forced sonogram law is state-mandated rape. In one of these posts Neil discussed the three Texas State Senate Democrats who voted for this law, and about just why this law is state-mandated rape. It is up to each of us to work hard to oppose and repeal this cruel law.

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