Texas banned more books than any other state, targeting race, abortion, LGBTQ issues, PEN America report shows

HOUSTON, Texas — Texas banned more books from school libraries this past year than any other state in the nation, targeting titles centered on race, racism, abortion and LGBTQ representation and issues, according to a new analysis by PEN America, a nonprofit organization advocating for free speech. The video above is from a previous story. … Read more

Dark money group targets Greg Abbott in Texas race for governor

Sign up for The Brief, our daily newsletter that keeps readers up to speed on the most essential Texas news. A shadowy new group has purchased at least $6 million in TV advertisements ahead of the November election and is airing an ad that targets Gov. Greg Abbott as he runs for reelection. The minute-long … Read more