Warren Chisum

  • News

    October 27, 2011

    The End of Family Planning in Texas

    They say they defunded Planned Parenthood. But lawmakers' attack on family planning will cost Texas money, reduce access to healthcare and result in even more abortions.

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2011

    Liberty Institute's Still Working Hard to Keep Gay Dallas Couple From Getting a Divorce

    Attorney Pete Schulte and the petitioner still known as J.B. on The Daily Show last year​Surely you recall the case of J.B. and H.B., two Dallas men who went to Massachusetts to marry in 2006, only to separate two years later and then try to get a divorce. In October 2009, Judge Tena Callahan gav ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2011

    Texas House Declaws Enviro Commission, Makes Fighting Pollution That Much Harder

    Warren Chisum doesn't mind a little chisum in his drinking water. ​Frackers, oil companies, plastics makers, wastewater managers -- more or less anyone who spews a little shit into our midst in order to keep things running around here has dumped some money into the lap of Rep. Warren Chisum, the R ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2010

    Tomorrow, Texas AG to Make Case That Gay Divorce is Gateway to Gay Marriage

    Attorney Pete Schulte and the petitioner still known as J.B. on The Daily Show in January​Mark it down: 2 p.m. tomorrow, George L. Allen Sr. Courts Building. That's when the Fifth Court of Appeals will hear oral arguments for case No. 05-09-01170-CV -- otherwise known as In the Matter of the Marri ... More >>

  • News

    March 20, 2008

    Battle Against Teaching Evolution in Texas Begins

    Should creationism win out, textbooks throughout the country–not just Texas–will challenge the theory of evolution in science curricula

  • Blogs

    April 3, 2007

    For the Bible -- and State Legislature? -- Tells Us So

    Again, this is probably a subject better tackled by Bible Girl, but the Texas Freedom Network just shot over a press release concerning House Bill 1287, which was introduced in February by Friend of Passover State Rep. Warren Chisum (R-Pampa) and would require every public high school in the state t ... More >>

  • News

    June 3, 1999

    Nothing ventured

    The end of the 1999 legislative session proves that, for Gov. Bush at least, it's better to look good than to do good

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    June 12, 1997

    Ill Wind Blowing

    Texas Industries wants permission to burn 270,000 tons of hazardous waste each year at a concrete plant 30 miles from Dallas. That would make it the nation's largest incinerator of toxic waste. Despite stunning ignorance about what this will do to your he

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    October 12, 1995

    Paper Chase

    When a Texas lawmaker tried to drag the public's right to know into the computer age, he set off a war between mayors and the media

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    February 16, 1995

    Bad lawyer joke

    'Tort reform' is a misleading euphemism--an excusefor insurance companies to gouge more