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On a Saturday late last month, a group of Constitution activists staged a protest outside the Leon Valley City Hall. The single story modern building also serves as the police station for the city of about 11,000 residents.

David Martin Davies

On This episode of "Texas Matters":

  • What makes a successful protest?
  • Civility in the age of viral video and viral hate (21:27).

 


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On This episode of "Texas Matters":

  • 50 years after CBS's Hunger In America  exposed San Antonio's poverty
  • Senator John Cornyn on border family separations (10:13).
  • San Antonio rallys against border family separations (11:22).
  • How the Texas Border is the most over policed area in the nation (15:27).
  • A daughter remembers her father's office on the border (24:01).


From Texas Standard.

Danny Bible is scheduled to die on June 27. He was sentenced to death in 2003 for murdering Houston resident Inez Deaton in 1979. Bible’s attorney, Jeremy Schepers, recently filed a lawsuit alleging that a lethal injection would almost certainly constitute cruel and unusual punishment. Schepers is a federal public defender in the Northern District of Texas.

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