Only "four countries in the world… allow abortions after 20 weeks" of pregnancy.
Right spirit, but...
According to an article in the Economist magazine, Americans are "guaranteed" to live above the poverty line if they graduate from high school, keep their first job for over a year and get and stay married.
Bookends two out of 140-plus months
Unemployment in Texas has risen over two percentage points with Rick Perry as governor.
Only for students scoring well
Pending a federal waiver, the 2013 Legislature "eliminated the overtesting of students in grades 3-8 by decreasing the number of tests from 17 to 8."
Confidential backup makes this hard to judge
There "are 500 registered Republicans moving" to Texas "every day."
Less in a few years--and it's complicated
"Every year, more than $40 million are leaving Missouri for the Lone Star State."
Relied on 1998 estimate
Says that each year, about 25,000 American women become pregnant through rape or incest.
IRS workers object to bill, not "Obamacare"
Says "the acting chief of the IRS said he – and the majority of IRS employees – would rather stay with his current" health "plan than switch to Obamacare."
Some, not all
Leticia Van de Putte
Says residents of Texas and San Antonio can be fired or denied jobs because they are gay.
"Texas ranks: #1 in worker deaths, #1 carbon emissions, #50 in high school graduates, #50 in funding for mental health patients."
Parents parted after more than a decade of marriage
Says Wendy Davis, "born into difficult circumstances," was the daughter of a single mother and a teenage mother herself.
'Invaders' from Japan
Says Americans "invented ‘Pong,’ ‘Space Invaders’ and the iPhone."
Says El Paso is the "safest city of our size in the nation."
On eve of war, opposed secession, not slavery
Says Sam Houston opposed slavery and as governor said Texas should not leave the union over slavery.
Study: 21 percent of region's economic oomph
Says that according to a report, "the tech sector now drives more than one-quarter of Austin’s economy."
Muddier than said
Says "we" have put more boots on the U.S.-Mexico border "than at any time in our history, and illegal crossings are down by nearly 80 percent from their peak in 2000."
Not when adjusted for size of workforce
Says Texas leads the nation in fatal industrial accidents.
Redefining Central Texas
League of Women Voters of the Austin Area
Says proponents of a bond package for the Austin school district say the district has the second-lowest bond tax rate "among the Central Texas area school districts."
Possible, not certain
Says opponents of proposed Austin school district bonds say the district’s "debt load doubles with these new bonds."
One way yes, the other no
Trey Martinez Fischer
Says that since 1975, redistricting by Texas lawmakers has always been found in violation of Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act.
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