Robert Ladd, an intellectually disabled person with an IQ of 67, was executed on January 29 at 7:02 PM CT in Huntsville, Texas. His death violates the Supreme Courtâ€™s rulings that the Eighth Amendment prohibits executing the intellectually disabled as cruel and unusual punishment.Read More
On January 29 at Texas Muslim Capitol Day, Muslim Texans were the target of discrimination by Rep. Molly White. When politicians target people for their faith, everyone's liberty is at stake.Read More
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