U.S. Rep. Dan Crenshaw is taking heat from both sides of the political aisle since the shootings in El Paso and Dayton, Ohio, for comments on social media in which he extols virtues of the AR-15 assault-style rifle for self-defense, and voices support for red flag laws that take guns away from people found to be a danger to themselves or others.
by Sarah Bronson Amidst horrifying images of people packed into cages without basic necessities, many Americans have cried that these images show a scenario that “isn’t us”. But it’s more complicated than that. It’s not true that this “isn’t us.” It is us; we have been living in a country that tortures kids in camps. The … Read more
They’re asking the board to rehire a consulting firm that lobbies for the agency in the Texas Legislature and commit to funding certain programs. Public education activists are asking the Harris County Department of Education’s (HCDE) board to rehire a consulting firm that lobbies for the agency in the Texas Legislature and commit to funding special … Read more
Senator John Cornyn- who called said of a border wall “This idea that all you can do is build some obstacle and people won’t go come over it, or go under it, or go through it is naive”, and when asked if Trump understood the border issue stated “that’s certainly not my sense”– has now … Read more
Members of the 86th Legislature Texas House of Representatives Austin, TX 78701 Dear Members of the 86th Legislature: Two years ago, a grassroots movement known as Indivisible started as local groups who met in living rooms, community centers, and places of worship across the state. We expanded our alliances with the many grassroots organizations who … Read more
The President is spending $1.5 trillion of our national wealth to get in an undiplomatic skirmish that is blowing up on the rest of us and ruining the holidays. The boundless cruelty of the current White House in all of its policies, from ripping apart families to denying health care to millions to blood-libeling people … Read more
Response: “Thank you for your service.” Indivisible Houston President Daniel J. Cohen challenged the Harris County Commissioners Court during public comments Tuesday about the details of an article published by ProPublica and Texas Tribune detailing comprehensive failure by the county to properly prepare for Hurricane Harvey. The report discussed the lack of preparation of Harris … Read more
Donald Trump promised Americans that he would end tax policies that allowed the wealthy to pilfer the poor and the middle-class.
We hope from the bottom of our hearts that your Hurricane Recovery has continued forward in a productive manner. We continue to be in awe of the tremendous efforts the city has made toward recovery, particularly those undertaken by our partner and allied organizations as well as the abundance of love and support from everyday … Read more
Houston, TX – On Saturday, July 29, Houston workers, neighbors, parents, youth, and people of conscience will hold a public hearing in response to the current Texas Special Legislative Session. This legislative year will cement the legacy of Governor Abbott, Dan Patrick and extreme politicians as the people who waged attacks on women’s health, public education, workers, communities of color, communities of faith, immigrants, local government, and the LGBTQ community — all Houstonians, and Texans.