The schizophrenic man was scheduled to be executed Wednesday for killing his wife’s parents. [Update: A federal appeals court has issued a stay of execution, which the state is not going to appeal immediately, meaning the execution will not go forward at this time.]
Scott Panetti, first diagnosed with serious mental illness 36 years ago, was sentenced to death in 1995 for the 1992 murders of his in-laws. BuzzFeed News looks at the timeline of Panetti’s illness, crimes, and legal fights since.
Liberals: Not so #trendy.
The law would have required abortion clinics to meet hospital-level operating standards, but opponents argued it would make it too costly to remain open.
“I’ve seen no indication that they are coming across the border with Mexico.”
A grand jury indicted Perry on Friday for abuse of official capacity and coercion of a public servant.
“This isn’t theater. This is a problem.” Obama puts the border crisis on Congress’ shoulders.
“Do they think they can take a straight person to a psychiatrist and turn them gay?” he said, according to Texas Public Radio.
“I may have the genetic coding that I’m inclined to be an alcoholic, but I have the desire not to do that, and I look at the homosexual issue the same way.”
“The only way to make this car faster is to make it in Texas,” Texas Gov. Rick Perry tweeted.
Gov. Rick Perry sent a letter to DOJ saying Texas could not comply with some of the requirements of the Prison Rape Elimination Act. So far, he’s the only governor that’s done so.
There have been 335 newspaper articles written this year about the 2016 presidential election, according to Pew Research Center. More of them were about Hillary Clinton than any other potential candidate.
The Texas governor and former presidential candidate’s appearance next month follows endorsements from Sen. Rand Paul and Gov. Chris Christie.
Can you tell me how to get, how to get, to Pennsylvania Avenue?
The governor signed into law on Thursday new abortion restrictions that had sparked a lengthy filibuster and intense protests at the state Capitol.
Robert Rodriguez denounces a lawsuit filed against the Texas Film Commission by the production company behind his movie, calling it “completely without grounds.” Updated
Democrats vow to fight the legislation in court.
But here’s eight of them.
Addressing the National Right to Life Conference, Texas Governor Rick Perry criticized Sen. Wendy Davis, referencing her past as a teenage mother.
The ways state governments restrict women’s abortion rights — without actually coming out and saying it. Written by a lady who’s had one.
It’s good to be Governor of Texas.
The face of the 2nd Amendment.
Sarah Palin also a featured speaker at NRA’s May 3rd “Leadership Forum.”
And apparently he showed up! UPDATE: The photo was taken in 2010.
The Louisiana governor is back as a contender for the presidency four years from now. His secret weapon: Rick Perry.
Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.
It’s been a long, strange trip since I made my first Mitt Romney GIF way back in 2011. Join me for a stroll down memory lane.