Gov. Greg Abbott said the Texas Army National Guard will be on standby to respond to any protests after Election Day, but they will not be at any polling places.
The judge said Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's exemption for masks at polling sites put a "discriminatory burden on Black and Latino voters." #Election2020
Texas has reversed its decision to let social workers reject clients for being LGBTQ+ or having a disability. Gov. Greg Abbott made the recommendation earlier this month. Over 24,000 people signed a petition against it, saying such groups would face even more discrimination.
The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reinstated rules issued by Gov. Greg Abbott allowing voters and poll workers to forego masks at voting sites. The appeals court ruling means that as of now, mask-wearing at the polls cannot be enforced in Texas.
Mayor Ron Nirenberg says Gov. Greg Abbott's office has told his office there are no plans to send Texas National Guardsmen to San Antonio around the time of the Nov. 3 election.
3/ A judge in San Antonio struck down Gov. Greg Abbott’s exemption for wearing masks at election sites. All workers, voters and voter assistants are now required to wear them. 😷
Social workers in Texas are now allowed to reject clients for being LGBTQ+ or having a disability, per Gov. Greg Abbott’s recommendation. Advocates have criticized the move, warning such groups are already discriminated against and could face more barriers getting help.
Breaking: A federal judge is blocking Texas Governor Greg Abbott’s directive limiting ballot drop boxes to one per county. Several rights groups had filed suit over directive, because they felt it would suppress voters, particularly in larger counties.
"Texas sees 1,000 new coronavirus cases 5 days in a row" "Since Gov. Greg Abbott (R) allowed some businesses to resume operations on May 1, Texas has only been below 1,000 new cases per day twice — on May 4 and May 7."