NC Democrats walk out as Republicans seat lawmaker who attended Jan. 6 Capitol riots

Most House Democrats left the chamber floor Monday night as the Republican majority seated the body’s newest member: A former Gaston County commissioner who attended the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol riots and said at the time he was “at the entrance when they breached the door.” Rep. Donnie Loftis, R-Gaston, replaces the late Dana Bumgardner in theContinue reading “NC Democrats walk out as Republicans seat lawmaker who attended Jan. 6 Capitol riots”

Temple High students stage walkout after transgender student is denied access to female locker room

Video and pictures spread over social media depicting students protesting inside and outside of the school. Dozens of Temple High School students staged a protest Wednesday morning in support of a transgender student who was denied female bathroom and locker room privileges.  “I just wanted to help make a change. Do whatever I could,” saidContinue reading “Temple High students stage walkout after transgender student is denied access to female locker room”

Texas Governor Threatens ‘No Pay’ After Democrats Stage A Walkout Over Voting Rights

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says he intends to withhold paychecks to state lawmakers after House Democrats staged a walkout to block voting restrictions proposed by their Republican counterparts. A large group of Democrats walked out of the House chamber in Austin late Sunday, so there was no quorum and that prevented a final vote on the proposal, Senate BillContinue reading “Texas Governor Threatens ‘No Pay’ After Democrats Stage A Walkout Over Voting Rights”

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