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  • Was Trayvon Martin a 'child' or a 'youth'?

    Was Trayvon Martin a 'child' or a 'youth'?
    In rebutting the defense’s closing argument at the George Zimmerman trial, prosecutor John Guy said of Trayvon Martin: "Was that child not in fear when he was running from that defendant? Isn't that every child's worst nightmare, to be followed on...
  • Colorado gun recall: Latest battle in a red-to-purple state

    Colorado gun recall: Latest battle in a red-to-purple state
    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — In the last few years, Democrats have done a good job turning Colorado from red to a bluish-tinge of purple. For 20 years of presidential campaigns, 1968 to 1988, the Rocky Mountain state was a reliable Republican...
  • North Carolina Senate approves sweeping abortion bill

    North Carolina Senate approves sweeping abortion bill
    DURHAM, N.C. -- To cries of "Shame! Shame! Shame!" from outraged women, the state Senate in North Carolina on Wednesday passed a bill that would impose new licensing requirements and other restrictions on abortion clinics. Hundreds of protesters, most...
  • Protesters hit home of Hoag doctor who opposed abortion ban

    Protesters hit home of Hoag doctor who opposed abortion ban
    About 50 to 100 antiabortion protesters wrote messages in chalk and shouted slurs outside the home of a Newport Beach obstetrician who was one of the doctors to oppose Hoag Hospital’s decision to eliminate elective abortions. The protest late...
  • Connie Britton shows support for Wendy Davis with Tami Taylor shirt

    Connie Britton shows support for Wendy Davis with Tami Taylor shirt
    What would Tami Taylor do? It’s a question plenty of us – or at least those of us who’d like to emulate the perfectly coiffed character played by Connie Britton for five seasons on “Friday Night Lights”  –  ask...
  • Wendy Davis' filibuster ignites Twitter; fans rip news networks

    Wendy Davis' filibuster ignites Twitter; fans rip news networks
    Wendy Davis became a media star Tuesday, even though the major TV networks barely mentioned her. The 50-year-old Texas state senator waged a 10-hour-plus filibuster in Austin aimed at blocking a bill that would ban abortions at 20 weeks and force the...
  • Wendy Davis' 13-hour Texas filibuster: Five similar movies

    Wendy Davis' 13-hour Texas filibuster: Five similar movies
    Truth is stranger than fiction, and the Texas Legislature may be stranger than them all.  On Tuesday night, state Sen. Wendy Davis attempted a herculean 13-hour filibuster to stop the passage of SB5, a bill seeking to ban, among other things, abortion...
  • Texas filibuster captures nation's attention all day and all night

    Texas filibuster captures nation's attention all day and all night
    Shouts and chants filled the chamber of a special session of the Texas Senate as the clock neared midnight. For 13 hours a Democratic senator from Fort Worth -- Wendy Davis -- had held sway over the legislative session in a filibuster designed to block...
  • After Texas Sen. Wendy Davis' abortion filibuster, governor steps in

    After Texas Sen. Wendy Davis' abortion filibuster, governor steps in
    Wendy Davis beat the clock, but she hasn't beaten the calendar. On Wednesday afternoon, Texas Gov. Rick Perry called a second special session for the state's Legislature to pass strict abortion restrictions that state Sen. Davis and her Democratic...
  • Wendy Davis took on Texas bullies on abortion and won

    Wendy Davis took on Texas bullies on abortion and won
    In the wee hours Wednesday, someone stole onto Wendy Davis’s Wikipedia page and changed her occupation from “attorney” to “The LeBron James of filibustering.” In what seemed like an Internet instant, the 50-year-old...
  • Wendy Davis' abortion law filibuster may be a 'Texas Spring'

    Wendy Davis' abortion law filibuster may be a 'Texas Spring'
    Abortion rights supporters may as well put away those champagne glasses. Jubilation probably came a bit prematurely for those celebrating the demise of the Texas measure that would turn back the clock on reproductive rights. While many thought...