NBC 5

Texas Governor Bans Sanctuary Cities In His State

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Sunday night signed what he calls a ban on so-called “sanctuary cities” that allows police to ask about a person’s immigration status and threatens sheriffs with jail if they don’t cooperate with federal authorities. Texas pushed to the forefront of national debate over immigration Sunday night when Republican Gov. Greg […]

New Texas provisions require burial or cremation of aborted fetuses

New state regulations set to go into effect Dec. 19 will require medical providers to bury or cremate fetal tissue instead of disposing of remains in sanitary landfills. The regulations were first published this summer, shortly following a Supreme Court decision striking down Texas legislation meant to impose stricter requirements on abortion clinics. On Monday, the Health and […]