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Phone Number in Texas Polygamy Case Linked to Colorado Woman
Society & Culture  (tags: US, cult, phone call, call-tip, polygamy case, polygamist sect, Texas, Colorado, court, court document )

K. A.
- 2190 days ago -
A court document says one phone number used to report alleged abuse at a polygamist retreat in Texas had been used previously by a 33-year-old Colorado woman.
Over 400 Children Taken From Texas Polygamist Ranch
Society & Culture  (tags: US, Texas, children, mormon sect, polygamist, Warren Jeffe, child abuse )

K. A.
- 2205 days ago -
401 children now removed from a remote ranch in west Texas belonging to a breakaway Mormon sect linked to jailed polygamist leader Warren Jeffs. "An unknown number of men remain on the compound and are not free to leave."
534 Women, Kids Leave Polygamist Ranch
Society & Culture  (tags: child abuse, child neglect, polygamy, Texas, polygamist ranch )

- 2206 days ago -
401 children have been placed in state custody because a judge deemed them in imminent danger of physical abuse...133 women left the Yearning for Zion Ranch of their own volition along with the children...State troopers were holding an unknown number of men
Man Sodomises Son in Revenge - USA
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, child, family, law, sodomy, rape, texas, usa )

- 2292 days ago -
A FATHER in the US sodomised his 18-year-old stepson to avenge the teenager's alleged rape of the man's eight-year-old daughter. Police in Fort Worth, Texas, said the father, 32, caught his stepson assaulting his daughter. A subsequent hospital examinatio
Dallas TX Christian School Students Collect Bicycles for African Children - BUS, Too!
Society & Culture  (tags: Dallas, Texas, Christian school, Africa, children, students, Christmas, bicycles, heroes, donations )

K. A.
- 2298 days ago -
A drive by Christian School students to provide bicycles to the children of a West African village who walk up to 12 miles to school. 350 new and used bicycles, plus other supplies, wait at a North Dallas warehouse for shipment within the next week.
7-Year-Old Girl Got Her Christmas Wish, Then Killed in Accident
Society & Culture  (tags: bike, Christmas, little girl, truvk accident, San Antonio, Texas )

- 2310 days ago -
Little Jackie Solis got her Christmas wish - a new bike - and then was struck and killed by a truck as she rode into the strret.
FBI Now Offering $20,000 Reward for Identity of 'Baby Grace'
Society & Culture  (tags: US, missing children, murderer, FBI, missing person rewards, Baby Grace, Gulf Coast, Galveston, Texas )

K. A.
- 2346 days ago -
Police, Tues, announced a $20,000 FBI reward for information leading to the identity of "Baby Grace," a toddler found in a blue plastic storage container that washed up on the Gulf Coast in late October. Where is her murderer?
For Now, They Are Calling Her Baby Grace.
Society & Culture  (tags: children, crime, HumanRights, violence, abuse, child, family, murder, death, Texas, activists )

- 2362 days ago -
"Someone is missing this child - She is someone's child, someone's grandchild, someone's cousin, someone's best friend.She is more to us than just a case number, more to us than just an unidentified body. She is very much a human being."
Suit Filed To Stop City's Plan To Move Austin's Animal Shelter
Society & Culture  (tags: politics, interesting, animal shelter, animals, Texas, lawsuit, ethics, activists, society )

- 2393 days ago -
On Monday, the City of Austin's controversial plan to relocate Austin's animal shelter from downtown to a lot in East Austin hit a major roadblock: the affected neighborhoods from both East and West Austin, along with advocacy group, ....
El Paso Military Base Doesn't Care That ILLEGAL MEXICANS Expand It!!
Society & Culture  (tags: Fort Bliss, El Paso, Texas, Mexican workers, Illegal, legal workers )

K. A.
- 2395 days ago -
The expansion will also mean a population boom and a big infusion of cash for the poor city of El Paso, separated by the Rio Grande from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico-"With real documents or not, we are the ones that do that work here and across the United States
Tomorrow Texas Will Kill An Innocent Man - Do You Care?
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, humans, death penalty, Texas, Kenneth Foster, wrongful execution )

- 2428 days ago -
On Aug 30th Kenneth Foster will be EXECUTED in Texas for being in the wrong place at the wrong time. He has killed no one, yet he will die. DO YOU CARE???
Church Cancels Memorial for Gay Vet
Society & Culture  (tags: discrimination, religion, military, Texas )

Joy D.
- 2446 days ago -
ARLINGTON, Texas (Aug. 10) - A megachurch canceled a memorial service for a Navy veteran 24 hours before it was to start because the deceased was gay.
Church Learns Vet Was Gay, Cancels Memorial
Society & Culture  (tags: Texas, Church, memorial service, Navy, veteran, LGBT )

K. A.
- 2447 days ago -
Texas congregation - nondenominational megachurch canceled a memorial service for a Navy veteran 24 hours before it was to start because the deceased was gay!
Texas Legislature Adjourns With Medical Marijuana Patients Still Treated Like Criminals
Society & Culture  (tags: Texas, marijuana, cannabis, law, crime, drugs, freedoms, government, politics, police, rights )

- 2463 days ago -
Legislators defeated the medical marijuana bill but overwhelmingly supported a bill that would help address Texas' prison overpopulation problem by issuing citations

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