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Houston Chronicle: Houston Rep. Dan Crenshaw irks both the left and right with gun comments

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.

John Cornyn’s Immigration Policy is as Hypocritical as it is Crooked

by Julia Watts While the Trump Administration has made border-crossing from Mexico much more dangerous, Central American refugees continue to seek asylum in the United States, in significantly higher numbers than previous years. In response, various states and municipalities have voiced and voted for their desire to maintain “sanctuary cities” to provide much needed humanitarian and legal assistance, … Read more

Community Leaders Announce 3 Town Halls on ITC Disaster

Community Leaders Announce 3 Town Halls on ITC Disaster in Houston Area What: A series of town halls around the greater Houston area have been planned over the next three days to foster community dialogue with academic, scientific and healthcare professionals regarding questions and concerns from the ongoing ITC Disaster at the company’s facility near … Read more

Activists Express Concerns About Future Of Harris County Department Of Education

  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

#AbolishICE Movement Goes Mainstream

#AbolishICE

The movement to #AbolishICE is entering the mainstream conversation. After months of organizing by groups like Mijente, United We Dream, Indivisible and DSA, Democratic Rep. Mark Pocan announced this week that he plans to bring the #AbolishICE movement to the House floor. “I’m introducing legislation that would abolish ICE and crack down on the agency’s … Read more

Indivisible Houston’s Statement on DCCC Involvement in the TX-07 Congressional Race

Texas’ seventh congressional district race

Note: As a social welfare non-profit, Indivisible Houston does not endorse any candidate or political party This commentary is not an endorsement, but rather a discussion of our democratic process.   Any statement to the contrary is propaganda we preemptively, and roundly, reject.   Fellow voters, activists, and fellow Houstonians:   As you may have … Read more

Culberson faces raucous town hall

In one of Houston’s first confrontational town hall meetings hosted by a member of Congress this year, U.S. Rep. John Culberson weathered blistering blowback by constituents who packed a middle school auditorium on Saturday afternoon. Initially organized as a tightly controlled meeting for people living in the district, identification was checked,