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AUSTIN, Texas | Texas set to remove Confederate plaque from state Capitol

AUSTIN, Texas— Jan 11, 2019—Texas Gov. Greg Abbott agreed Friday to remove a plaque in the state Capitol that rejects slavery as the underlying cause of the Civil War, bending after years of resistance by state Republican leaders in the face of Confederate monuments falling nationwide. A unanimous vote by the State Preservation Board, which … Continue reading AUSTIN, Texas | Texas set to remove Confederate plaque from state Capitol

Judge: Social media user isn’t entitled to anonymity

A social media platform can be compelled to divulge account information belonging to a woman who anonymously chatted online about plans for last summer’s deadly white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, a federal magistrate judge ruled Monday. U.S. Magistrate Judge Joseph Spero’s 28-page order says the woman’s First Amendment rights to anonymous speech don’t outweigh … Continue reading Judge: Social media user isn’t entitled to anonymity