- Aug 3, 2020
By allowing Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s temporary block on unnecessary medical procedures, including abortion, to remain, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit March 31 was paying “careful attention to the health and safety needs of Texans” amid the coronavirus pandemic, said Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton.
Refugees make an important impact in the United States and should not be denied resettlement as the Texas governor recently decided, said Miami Archbishop Thomas G. Wenski.
Catholics in Texas are calling on the state’s governor to reconsider his decision not to allow refugee resettlement.
Texas governor Greg Abbott is facing calls to stop the execution of Rodney Reed, who is set to die this month for a 1996 killing despite new evidence that even a growing number of Republican legislators say raises serious questions about his guilt.
Texas Catholic Bishops won a major religious liberty case this week, receiving protection from having to release internal documents on abortion.