"Garrett Foster understood that libertarianism was about speaking on behalf of those who are the most acutely affected by the abuses perpetrated by an overly aggressive and unaccountable government."
Meanwhile, the case fatality rate is still falling.
We are starting to see the fatal consequences of the recent infection surge.
Expanded testing, a younger mix of patients, and improved treatment help explain the seemingly contradictory trends.
The difference implies that the virus is much less deadly than it looks, but it also makes contact tracing a daunting challenge.
A new documentary chronicles the defeat of a grassroots protest to halt the Texas Rangers' subsidized stadium deal.
The trend, which may reflect growing defiance of social distancing in some age groups, implies a lower death rate.
The downward trend continued after states began lifting their lockdowns.
New infections are down nationwide but rising in some places as people rebel against government-recommended precautions.
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"We have long interpreted the Georgia Constitution as protecting a right to work in one's chosen profession free from unreasonable government interference."
The sooner everyone else recognizes those limits, the sooner we can shift to policies that balance public health and economic freedom.
Gov. Greg Abbott made the change after a Dallas salon owner was jailed for reopening her salon.
Empty displays of ritual militarism are always a waste of time, money, and goodwill, but especially during a pandemic.
Texas salons are allowed to reopen on Friday. Shelley Luther will be sitting in jail.
Texas Is Allowing Restaurants To Reopen Starting Today. Many Restaurant Owners Fear It Won't Go Well.
"You can't exactly eat with a mask on, and I have a small space where people would be in close proximity to each other."
Undercover Cops Arrest 2 Women for Operating Home Beauty Businesses In Violation of Coronavirus Lockdown Order
Lockdown enforcement is becoming more authoritarian.
"Delaying abortions by weeks does nothing to further the State's interest in combatting COVID-19," they say.
She posted on social media about deliberately spreading the disease, but she's not actually sick.
The ACLU is also suing Washington, D.C. jails.
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Judge Finds That the Houston Narcotics Officer Whose Lies Killed a Couple in 2019 Framed Another Suspect in 2008
Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg says it's reasonable to presume that Gerald Goines also lied in other drug cases.
The Austin City Council Voted for Marijuana Reform. Austin's Police Chief Says He'll Keep Arresting People.
Council member Gregorio Casar: "I think the state of Texas should come out of the Stone Ages and not only decriminalize but legalize marijuana in the state."
The city limits busking to its tiny Theater District, and it makes you jump through hoops even to play there.
A New York Times study describes how both red and blue states use public education to indoctrinate students in their preferred ideologies. This dynamic should dampen hopes that public education can fix the problem of widespread political ignorance.
Texas is ignoring federal law to harass small farms.
Two victims were killed at a church shooting in White Settlement, Texas. It would have been much worse had some parishioners not been armed.
Body camera footage captured Aaron Dean fatally shooting Atatiana Jefferson without announcing that he was a police officer.
One woman alleged that Floyd Berry became aroused during an unlawful search.
Rodney Reed is set to die by lethal injection in less than two weeks.
The video Abbott shared was not of a homeless person—it was a mentally ill person having a serious episode. Whoops.
"There is absolutely no excuse for this incident," said Police Chief Edwin Kraus.
Mayor Betsy Price: "The gun is irrelevant. She was in her own home caring for an 8-year-old nephew. [Jefferson] was a victim."
The neighbor later said, "If I had never dialed the police department, she'd still be alive."
Jury rejects attempt to claim she feared for her life and acted in self-defense.
Remember That Cop Who Thought She Was Entering Her Own Apartment and Shot the Guy Who Really Lived There?
Now she's on trial for murder, and she's claiming self-defense.