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The Childress Police Department recently began displaying "In God We Trust" on its patrol vehicles.
 Childress Police Department

Lawmakers Jump into Tussle Over God's Trust

A furor involving a small-town Texas police department and national secular organization has reached the state attorney general's office, and may well wind up in court after that. At issue: Does slapping "In God We Trust" stickers on police patrol cars violate the U.S. constitution?

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Scrutiny Follows Bland, Deputy Deaths

In the coming days, the deaths of Sandra Bland and Harris County Deputy Darren Goforth will continue to jolt statewide conversations about how the Texas criminal justice system deals with — or fails to deal with — mental health issues.

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