Dan Patrick

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People dine outdoors in Austin, Texas, on June 17th. Photograph: Ilana Panich-Linsman/New York Times

The coronavirus has been testing America’s governors. Few are being squeezed harder than Greg Abbott of Texas. Abbott, the governor of the country’s (...)

People attend a prayer vigil to remember the victims of  the Santa Fe high school shooting at Walter Hall Park in League City, Texas on Sunday. Photograph:  Scott Olson/Getty Images

One of the students killed in the Santa Fe school shooting reportedly turned down romantic advances from Dimitrios Pagourtzis, the suspect in the deat(...)

Tom Brady of the New England Patriots after the extra-time defeat of the Atlanta Falcons in Houston, Texas. Photograph: Timothy A Clary/AFP/Getty Images

Tom Brady jerseys have been top sellers among NFL players for most of the past year. Yet not even Brady has the most coveted one – the one he wore in (...)

Texas lieutenant governor Dan Patrick speaking at a news conference on Thursday on the introduction of a Bill that would limit access to bathrooms and other facilities for transgender people, in Austin, Texas. Photograph:  Jon Herskovitz/Reuters

Boosted by a failed effort in North Carolina to topple an anti-transgender “bathroom Bill”, conservative lawmakers in otherUS states are redoubling t(...)

Pushing for change: Some parts of Texas  have already introduced gender-neutral bathroom policies with little opposition. Austin has enforced this rule for all premises with single-use facilities for more than a year. Photograph: Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images

Just weeks after North Carolina signed into law a provision banning transgender people from using bathrooms that do not match the gender on their birt(...)

Two anti-abortion activists behind the filming of videos on foetal tissue procurement by Planned Parenthood have been indicted by a Texas grand jury that the women’s health group of any wrongdoing. Photograph: Andrew Burton/Getty Images

A grand jury in the United States that was investigating accusations of misconduct against Planned Parenthood has instead indicted two abortion oppone(...)

Mayor Annise Parker of Houston. “I absolutely fear there will be a direct economic backlash.” Photograph:  Jemal Countess/Getty Images

Houston voters soundly rejected the city’s embattled equal rights law on Tuesday in one of the most heated local political contests in recent memory. (...)