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June 20, 2017

RELEASE: San Antonio youth move to sue Texas to stop SB4

MOVE San Antonio joined litigation to challenge the “show me your papers” law, Senate Bill 4. Represented by the Texas Civil Rights Project, the organization joins the consolidated case, City of Cenizo, et al. v. the State of Texas, et al....

May 11, 2017

STATEMENT: Trump’s commission on “Election Integrity” is a threat to voting rights

For Immediate Release Thursday, May 11, 2017 Contact: Zenen Jaimes Perez, Communications Director Phone: 512.474.5073 ext. 116 Email: zenen@texascivilrightsproject.org STATEMENT: Trump’s commission on “Election Integrity” is a threat to voting rights Claims of voter fraud have been repeatedly proven false, while voter suppression is rampant. Austin, TX -  Today, President Donald Trump...

May 1, 2017

Turning back our progress on community policing

The Texas Civil Rights Project opposes HB 2908 as: 1) unnecessary, 2) detrimental to relations between police and the communities they serve, 3) an act which may be perceived as affront to historically marginalized groups of people for whom hate crime enhancement were created, and...

April 29, 2017

100 days in, Trump has been shockingly successful at rolling-back civil rights

Late-night comedians may taunt President Donald Trump for his dysfunctional leadership team, legislative failures and abrupt about-faces on foreign policy in these first 100 days. But, whatever other setbacks his administration has faced, the Trump team has been shockingly successful at using the first 100...