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Inside Texas Politics: Religious Freedom Laws

On this week's edition of WFAA-TV's Inside Texas Politics with host Jason Whitely, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram's Bud Kennedy and Tribune Executive Editor Ross Ramsey, talk turns to religious freedom laws.

On this week's edition of WFAA-TV's Inside Texas Politics with host Jason Whitely, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram's Bud Kennedy and Tribune Executive Editor Ross Ramsey, talk turns to religious freedom laws. Businesses and religious groups alike have sharply criticized them; both Indiana and Arkansas have been forced to walk them back. Meanwhile, in Texas, a similar law has been offered as a Constitutional amendment.

Also: Jason and Bud sit down with Democratic National Committee chair and Florida Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz; the mess at the mammoth state Health and Human Services Commission; seemingly stalled efforts at ethics reform; a grand jury’s decision not to indict UT System Regent Wallace Hall, accompanied by a call for his removal; a commenter says a study of undocumented immigrants’ impact on the state economy is needed; Jason talks with the head of the largest North Texas teachers’ union, who explains her opposition to an A-F grading system for public schools; shifting funding from HIV and STD prevention to abstinence programs; and more.

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