Opinion

Editorials

Training, licensing boost gun safety

State Rep. Jonathan Stickland, R-Bedford, argues that the Second Amendment guarantees the right to carry a handgun without restriction. But the state can reasonably restrict even constitutional rights for the public good.

Editorials

Senators propose bills to help end rape culture

The National Sexual Violence Resource Center says one out of five college women is sexually assaulted, and more than 90 percent of those assaults are never reported. Some Texas lawmakers are championing bills this session to make the complicated and stressful reporting of sexual violence easier and safer for the victim.

Editorials

Abbott would toss out local laws, impose state control

During a question-and-answer session at a conservative forum in Corpus Christi, Gov. Greg Abbott said lawmakers should quit messing around with today’s issue-by-issue, law-by-law approach and just pass a bill that says the state will overrule local officials whenever it wants.

Editorials

Leave A&M election to current students

There seems to be a disturbing trend of when teenagers or young adults achieve something phenomenal and progressive, like an openly gay student body president or an inclusive prayer room, then a public official finds ways to tear it down.

Cheers & Jeers

Cheers and Jeers

Cheers: To the four TCU basketball seniors, Brandon Parrish, Karviar Shepherd, Chris Washburn and Michael Williams. They are a fantastic example to us all that perseverance, hard work and selflessness will ultimately be rewarded.

Videos

Sea lions compete in Running Man Challenge

The Miami Seaquarium accepted the popular Running Man Challenge but instead of its main dancers being humans, the institution opted for sea lions and dolphins. Credit: Miami Seaquarium
Sea lions compete in Running Man Challenge 2:19

Sea lions compete in Running Man Challenge

Dale Earnhardt Jr. on Texas Motor Speedway: You never forget your first win 2:23

Dale Earnhardt Jr. on Texas Motor Speedway: You never forget your first win

South Hills thrower excels on many levels 1:17

South Hills thrower excels on many levels

Jason Garrett said Cowboys QB Dak Prescott handled everything well as rookie 0:58

Jason Garrett said Cowboys QB Dak Prescott handled everything well as rookie