14 hours ago | Political Animals
Opal the chimpanzee is 34 years old and lives in an enclosure at the Southwest National Primate Research Center in San Antonio. Her medical file describes her as “light complexion, freckled, thin, big ears that stick out, white beard, green e...
2 days ago | Courts
Minorities have just as much right to hang out at douchey bars as anyone, according to a settlement that ends the U.S. Department of Justice's complaint against Kung Fu Saloons in Houston, Dallas, and Austin. Triggered by a would-be patron's 2013 ...
3 days ago | Political Animals
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service last week declared all captive chimpanzees "endangered," restricting their use in biomedical research, granting the chimps at San Antonio's Southwest National Primate Research Center more protection. The Center i...
5 days ago | Political Animals
With all deliberate speed, Governor Greg Abbott on June 26 told county clerks and other officials who can issue marriage licenses that it's OK not to issue licenses, as long as you say you have a "religious" objection. And now Attorney General Ken...
7 days ago | Political Animals
In light of the Supreme Court's landmark ruling today legalizing same-sex marriage it's important to remember those who feel offended or threatened by this decision. Or at least Texas Governor Greg Abbott thinks that's important. Just as he p...
8 days ago | Crime
You have some homework to do this weekend. You are required to read a motion to the Texas Criminal Court of Appeals that asks the esteemed judges to officially declare that two Austin day care owners who spent 21 years in prison didn't actual...