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Texas bathroom bill appears to be all but dead in special session

Protesters rally in favor of transgender rights at the Texas Capitol, on July 21, 2017.  Marjorie Kamys Cotera for The Texas Tribune The Texas Tribune thanks its sponsors. Despite it serving, in part, as the reason lawmakers are back in Austin for legislative overtime,

Dallas Stars 1st Pro Team to Publicly Oppose Texas’ ‘Bathroom Bill’

Bruce Bennett/Getty Images The Dallas Stars publicly opposed the Texas “bathroom bill” Wednesday that would require transgender people in Texas to only use bathrooms in schools or government buildings based on their birth-certificate gender. “The Dallas Stars stands strongly opposed to any legislation perceived as discriminatory,

Texas Senate readies to pass bathroom bill and others by end of week

An early morning start had the Texas Senate on track to pass out all 20 of Gov. Greg Abbott’s priority items by the end of the second week of the session. After a rare midnight session Thursday and a weekend of around the clock committee meetings, Lt.