RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Rodney Ellis

A collection of news and information related to Rodney Ellis published by this site and its partners.

Top Rodney Ellis Articles see all

Displaying items 1-5
  • NC appeals court sides with veteran teachers in tenure fight

    North Carolina lawmakers violated veteran teachers' constitutional rights by passing a law that would remove job protections they've earned, the state's Court of Appeals found Tuesday, but the court rejected efforts to restore newer teachers' pathway to the protected job status.
  • Texas poised to allow open carry of handguns

    Texas lawmakers on Friday approved carrying handguns openly on the streets of the nation's second most-populous state, sending the bill to Republican Gov. Greg Abbott, who immediately promised to sign it and reverse a ban dating to the post-Civil War era....

    GOP bid to ban gay marriage in Texas dies in state Senate

    AUSTIN, Texas Republican legislation seeking to create a permanent ban on gay marriage died Wednesday night without a vote in the Texas Senate. The anti-gay marriage language, added to a "shell bill" designed to be a safe harbor for legislation that...

    Texas lawmakers attempt to revive religious objections bill

    Texas got a taste Monday of the religious objections issue that drew strong criticism elsewhere, with many church leaders imploring state lawmakers to protect religious freedoms in the name of tolerance but others taking the opportunity to openly decry...

    In Texas, exonerated former inmates network to help others like them

    In Texas, exonerated former inmates network to help others like them
    Isiah Hill looked at the big man on the other side of the prison visitor's window as if his life depended on him, because it did. Christopher Scott had done time in prison, too — 12 years for murder. But then another man confessed to the crime,...