Texas Heartbeat Bill Is Here to Stay

In a victory for Pro-Life groups, the Supreme Court of the United States did not strike down Texas’ Heartbeat Act (SB 8) last week. The law limits abortions to before the first heartbeat is detected, which can occur as early as six weeks. While the law allows for abortion in cases when the mother’s life […]

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The Darsch Report: July 26 to August 1

Bexar County Mental Health On Mon. July 26, Bexar County officials announced that a pilot program that brings mental health professionals together with Bexar County sheriff’s deputies will expand less than a year after its formation.     In October, the Bexar County Commissioner’s Office allocated $1.5 million toward the Specialized Multidisciplinary Alternate Response Team (SMART). […]

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IRS Grants Tax-Exempt Status to Christians Engaged

On July 7, 2021, Christians Engaged released a statement that the IRS had reversed its decision not to grant the organization 501(c)(3) nonprofit status. On May 18, 2021, the IRS denied Christians Engaged nonprofit status because “the bible [sic] teachings are typically affiliated with the [Republican] party and candidates.”  Christians Engaged is an organization that […]

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The Darsch Report: June 28 to July 4

Protester Sues San Antonio Alexander Lance, along with three of his friends, is suing the city of San Antonio over claims that a police officer used excessive force during one of last year’s protests in downtown San Antonio following the murder of George Floyd. Following a protest on May 30, Lance spent three days in […]

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The Darsch Report: June 21 to 27

Armed man barges into Bexar County Elections Office On Friday morning, June 25, a 24-year-old man, whom authorities suspect was hallucinating from drugs, barged into the Bexar County Elections Office after he had fired shots inside a nearby hotel room According to Bexar County Sheriff Javier Salazar, Jouwan D. Williams Thomas jumped over the counter […]

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Conservatives Win Victories Across Texas in May Elections

Even in the stormy weather on Saturday, May 1, 2021, voter turnout in San Antonio was at an all-time high for the election at 17%. However, there was little change from the status quo as the incumbent mayor was reelected, and only one of the two propositions on the ballots succeeded. Incumbent Mayor Ron Nirenberg […]

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A Look at the Texas Special Election

On May 1, 2021, in a jungle primary, the citizens of Texas’s 6th Congressional District will vote on who they want as their new Representative. Representative Ron Wright’s death from COVID-19 on February 7th, shortly after being sworn in for his 2nd term, has led Governor Abbot to schedule a Special Election to fill the […]

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Constitutional Carry Passes Texas House

On April 15 at 5:46 pm, Constitutional Carry passed the Texas House of Representatives. After nearly eight hours of debate, HB 1927 by Matt Schafer passed in a record vote of 84 to 56. The vote was mostly along party lines, though some Democrats voted in favor. The bill has yet to pass in the […]

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