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on August 10, 2021 in World News

Texas Supreme Court Smacks Down Activist Judge, Rules AWOL Democrats Can be Arrested Upon Return

By Cristina Laila The Texas Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled the AWOL Democrats can indeed be arrested. State District Judge Brad Urrutia, a Democrat, signed an order Sunday night temporarily blocking the arrest of AWOL Texas Democrat lawmakers who fled the state to block the GOP’s voting bills. In mid-July at least 58 Democrat members of the state House of Representatives fled Texas and headed to Washington DC to block Republicans from advancing new voting laws through a special session of the legislature. Last month Governor Abbott said that he will have the lawmakers arrested and hold them inside...

By Cristina Laila The Texas Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled the AWOL Democrats can indeed be arrested. State District Judge Brad Urrutia, a Democrat, signed an order Sunday night temporarily blocking the arrest of AWOL Texas Democrat lawmakers who...

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