Reps. Mary Miller (R-IL), left, and Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA). (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call via AP Images)

GOP bill halts funding to universities providing chemical abortions

Republican lawmakers recently took aim at universities while introducing new legislation that targets abortion practices. Congressional Republicans introduced the Protecting Life on College Campus Act of 2021 on Wednesday, which would bar federal funds from going to universities that provide abortions or abortion pills to its students or faculty members.

A plane pulls the message 'Don't Mess with Texas Voter Y'all' over the Texas Capitol, Tuesday, July 13, 2021, in Austin, Texas. Texas Democrats left the state to block sweeping new election laws, while Republican Gov. Greg Abbott threatened them with arrest the moment they return. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Texas legislature passes 2 critical bills during special session

Gov. Greg Abbott (R) is holding a special legislative session to address a variety of issues important to Texans across the state. The special session began July 8 and legislators are set to debate matters, including bail reform, election integrity, border security, social media censorship and others.