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Moms Demand Action and Educators Work to Keep Guns Out of Schools

Texas members of Moms Demand Action (momsdemandaction.org) are working to bring attention to bills of concern that have been prefiled for the 85th Legislative Session. After winning the fight for campus carry in 2015, several representatives are working to expand gun legislation in Texas.

Info Watch: The struggle for truth is real

by Matthew Connolly, LUTU member It seems that everyone is talking about exiting these days. It started with #Brexit, and when it became clear that the California electorate was out of step with the rest of the country, there were mumbles of #Calexit.

Why You Should Compost!

by Matthew Krausse, LUTU member Composting is a great way to individually affect our planet for the better. It creates healthy soil for your home garden, helps with pH levels in the soil, and reduces landfill waste, which creates powerful greenhouse gases.

WHO LOVES YA, BABY?

by Thom Woodruff, guest contributor Anyone who devotes time, energy, attentionto the lifting of common consciousnessAnyone who levitates your moods and respondsin a way that adds to your happinessAnyone who listens, stays, respects, praysso that another might make it through each dayAnyone who feels as well as thinksAnyone who adds

Standing Rock: A Study in Nonviolent Resistance

As the earth teeters on the brink of irreparable climate change and mass extinctions, Standing Rock has shown us that people worldwide are inextricably connected, and it is this connection, through our cooperation, that may yet save us. Governments by and large collude with the extraction industries as they hurl us toward climate destabilization and disaster.

LUTU Scores a Touchdown with Citizen Lobbying Workshop

by Mike Lewis, LUTU member With the new year comes a new Trump executive administration in command of an emboldened 241-194 majority in the House, 52-46-2 majority in the Senate, and a soon to be 5-4 majority in the Supreme Court.

One Resistance: Thousands Stand Up Against Trump

by Glenn Scott, LUTU member On Donald Trump's inauguration day January 20, thousands of Austinites protested in the streets. Organizing the march and rally was a coalition of more than 40 community and labor organizations under the banner One Resistance.

ATX DSA Queer Coalition

BY NIKKI REESE AND TAYLOR JONES, CO-CHAIRS OF ATX DSA QUEER COALITION, GUEST CONTRIBUTORS The ATX DSA Queer Coalition formed shortly after the 2017 presidential election in direct response to resulting anti-LGBTQ political legislation and surges in local hate crimes against our community.

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