24 new Texas laws taking effect on January 1, 2022

Dozens of laws go into effect in Texas on January 1, 2022. Among them are changes that affect where Texans with Disabled Veteran license plates can park and requirements for landlords of residential rental property to notify renters signing a lease if the property is located in a 100-year floodplain.

In abortion rights debate, President Biden doesn't often use the word

President Biden insists that he strongly believes in the rights spelled out in the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision that are now under the direst threat in decades. But he barely even uses the word "abortion" and when his administration has been asked about what it can do to protect reproductive rights, the response has mostly been that Congress must write the landmark court decision into law, a strategy that is highly likely to fail.